PS Now is accessible via your PS5 and PS4 home screen. You can join on your console, or via PlayStation Store on any device and begin downloading or streaming games on demand. You'll need:
PS Now can be accessed from any compatible Windows PC, via the free app. You can join via the PC app, from PlayStation Store on any device, or sign in with an existing PS Now subscription to start streaming games. You'll need:
Find the answers to some of the most common PS Now questions. For more detailed help and support, visit our support hub.
PlayStation Now is a game subscription service that gives you access to hundreds of games. With PS Now you can stream PS4, PS3 and PS2 games instantly on PS5, PS4 and PC, and download hundreds of PS4 games to play on your PS5 or PS4 console.
PlayStation Now is currently available in 19 countries:
PS Now is available on PS5, PS4 and Windows PC. All games can be streamed on consoles and PC, and PS4 and PS2 games can be downloaded to play on your console. For Windows PC minimum specs click here
On consoles, no additional apps are required. PS Now is accessible via an icon on your home screen, or in the Applications tab of your library. You can also join via PlayStation Store.
On PC, you will need to install the PS Now app to access the service.
Yes – by signing in to PS Now with your PSN account on a different console or PC, you can access your PS Now games, as well as your saved game progress from games you have streamed.
Yes. PS Now games have the same Trophy support as if the games were played from disc or download. Trophies will unlock as you play, sync to your PSN account and appear in your activity feed to be seen by other players on the PS4 dashboard.
For the majority of games, whether you’re streaming or have downloaded to your console, if it includes online multiplayer modes, you'll be able to access these just as you would if you owned the game on disc or download.
You can play fellow PlayStation Now members as well as those playing disc or download versions of the game. An additional PS Plus membership is not required.
When you join PS Now on either the free trial or one of the paid subscription plans, we will turn ON automatic funding in your account settings. This means that if you do not have enough funds in your PSN wallet to pay the recurring subscription fee, the required balance will be charged to the payment method registered to your account (if any), unless you turn off automatic funding. To turn off automatic funding, go to 'Account Settings', 'Wallet' then 'Wallet Settings'.
All new customers are eligible for a seven-day free trial, which will roll over into an ongoing subscription, unless cancelled before the end of the trial period.
You can cancel PS Now at any time, so that your subscription will expire at the end of the current billing period. We are unable to offer refunds for payments already made. Instructions on cancelling your subscription are available at playstation.com/ps-now-cancel.
PS Now offers a choice of three subscription plans: $9.99 per month, $24.99 every three months, or $59.99 per year.
You can begin your subscription with a seven-day free trial, at the end of which you’ll automatically enter a rolling monthly membership unless you cancel, or upgrade to a different recurring membership plan
When you stream a game, you control it through your local device, but the game is run remotely and the video output is streamed to your local device.
To stream games to your PS4, PS5, or PC, you need a broadband internet connection of at least 5Mbps. To stream in 1080p resolution, you must choose a game that supports it and have a broadband internet connection of at least 15Mbps.
Save files for streamed games are stored in the PlayStation Now save cloud. If you wish to download a game to your PS4 or PS5 to continue your progress after streaming it first, you will need to transfer the save data from the PS Now save cloud to your PS Plus cloud storage (trial or paid subscription to PS Plus required), and then download it to your local device from there.
Minimum required spec:
For optimal performance, the following specs are recommended:
No. PS Now games can only be downloaded to the PS5 or PS4 console.
You can use any official DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with PlayStation Now on PC, connected via a USB cable.