How to Remote Play your PS4 on PC

PS4 Remote Play

PS4 remote play typically means  controlling and playing your PS4 console/ games on your PC or mobile phone.

To enable remote play for your PS4 you need the following.

  1. A PS4 console with an active PlayStation account.
  2.  A high speed internet connection preferably 5Mbps
  3. Window/ Mac PC or Compatible mobile phone/tablet
  4. Latest version of the remote play app installed on your PC/ mobile device

Preparing your PS4 for Remote Play

Make sure your PS4 software is updated to the latest version. The console automatically does this when connected to the internet. You can also do it manually by going to

SETTINGS, SYSTEM SOFTWARE UPDATE, UPDATE NOW and follow the prompts.

You must have an active PlayStation account. You can go to PlayStation.com and open a new account. Then using your login details, signing to your account in the console.

Activate your console as primary. To do this go to Settings > Account Management > Activate as Your Primary PlayStation 4. Then select Activate.

Enable remote play on your console. From your home screen go to Settings > System > Remote Play, and then turn on Enable Remote Play.

Preparing for PC for Remote Play

Just download  and install the latest version of the PS4 remote play app. You can download it HERE

Preparing your mobile phone/tablet for remote play

Just go to Google PlayStore or your phone’s official app store and type PS Remote Play in the search bar. If a link to download the app comes up then your device is compatible, if not , then your mobile device is incompatible.

How to Connect your PS4 to PC using Remote Play

  1. Switch on your internet 
  2. Switch on your PS4 and make sure it is connected to your internet 
  3. Check that remote play is enabled on your console.
  4. Switch on your PC and connect it to the internet. 
  5. Start the remote play app installed on your PC
  6. On the app choose the PS4 console to connect to
  7. The app will automatically connect your PC to PS4 and you will be able to control your PS4 from your PC.

If the app doesn’t automatically connect, the app will tell you what is wrong. Alternatively you can use the manual link button to connect manually to the console. After clicking the manual link button, follow the instructions shown. You will be told to  enter a code generated from your PS4 and enter it into the space provided in the remote play app of your PC.

After the first time connection, you shouldn’t have problems connecting after. You won’t even need the console connected to your TV. Just switch on the console, then start the remote play app on your PC, choose your console on the app then it will automatically connect. Only when problems arise will you need the connected TV to resolve the issue.

If you set the console to standby mode, you can start the PS4 from the remote play app and start gameplay.

To use the PS4 controller on the PC use a compatible USB cable to connect controller to PC

For more information on remote play go to

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/support/games/playstation-remote-play-on-mobile-devices/.

Sony Confirms the Upcoming PSVR 2

PSVR 2

Sony has finally revealed that there is a next gen PSVR 2 coming soon. It is in the final stages of development. The new design will feature black and white like the PS5 design.

The model looks like the original PS VR but with new features such as lens adjustment dial and a reduction in weight.

The PSVR 2 will support haptic feedback, eye tracking, 4k HDR, 90& 120HZ frame rates, and a field of view of 110°. It will connect to the PS5 with a single USB C cable

And for PS4 users, bad news, PSVR 2 will be PS5 exclusive so it won’t be compatible with your last gen Playstation 4.

Gran Turismo 7 promises to deliver the best yet

Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7 will be coming soon on the PS5 and PS4 platforms. The game will be available from March 4, 2022. You can preorder on playstation.com.

Kazunori Yamauchi, the creator of Gran Turismo has promised that this latest series will be the best yet.According to him, if you love cars, you will love this game. He called Gran Turismo 7 a car life stimulator.

The cars will look more as in real life than ever before. Upgraded graphics display. Real life weather has been fully stimulated into gameplay. More music and sound tracks have been added. There will even be a game mode that will emphasize more on enjoying the music than racing. Fine tuning and upgrading your car is now much easier than before. 

The game will require an online connection in order to protect data and prevent cheating. 

So if you are someone that likes to admire cars or real life simulated car racing. Gran Turismo 7 is for you. Coming soon to PS4 and PS5

Why the PS4 Pro is better than the Standard PS4

PS4 pro console

According to Sony, the makers of PS4 & PS4 pro, the following are the reasons why the PS4 pro is better than the PS4.

It is the most powerful PS4 console.

Play PS4 games in stunning 4k on the PS4 pro.

PS4 pro enhanced graphics

Play at faster frame rates on the PS4 pro.

The PS4 pro has twice the GPU power of the standard PS4 console, making you experience more image clarity, smoother gameplay and shorter load times.

Play games at more  vibrant lifelike colours on the PS4 pro.

PS4 pro enhanced

Many of the standard PS4 games get enhance gaming experience when played .

Games Available for PlayStation plus Members this December (2021)

The games downloadable this month ( December 2021) for for PlayStation plus members is as follows;

DC Super Villains 

GO on an all-new adventure by becoming the best villain the universe has ever seen. Players will be able to  create and play as an all-new super-villain throughout the game. Wreak havoc and unleash new mischievous antics in a new action-packed story. 

Mortal Shell

Test your ruthlessness, resilience, and sanity in this broken world of mortal shell. In this world only those with superior instincts survive.Mortal Shell.

Godfall.

Hunt for loot and legendary armor while defeating your enemies. Action packed fight adventure game.

The dead walking saints & sinners (VR)

Fight and survive the horrors of the walking dead. A free roam VR game.

The Persistence (VR game)

Save a deep space star colony from destruction.

Until You Fall

Prepare for the fight of your life until you fall. An action packed fantasy world virtual reality  video game