PS4 PS5 How to play next-gen games on PS4 with a new PS5 Remote Play app


A brand-new PS5 Remote Play app has actually been silently contributed to PS4 consoles so that previous-gen systems can stream video games from their followers.

The PS5 Remote Play app enables gamers to utilize a PS4 system to link to their next-gen console and manage it over a regional Wi-Fi or web connection. It has actually appeared on consoles today, however is not able to link to pre-release PS5 systems at the moment.

This ought to be excellent news for gamers who were questioning what to do with their soon-to-be-obsolete consoles, as it enables you to efficiently include a PS5 to a 2nd screen in your house, however without the complete impact of its visual power.

The PS5 Remote Play app can stream to a PS4 system in approximately 1080p, though likewise provides 540p and 720p options if the connection environment isn't steady or as quick as you'd like. This indicates you'll lose out on the PS5's full-4K output, and most likely HDR coloring.


You'll likewise be not able to utilize the PS5's controller-specific interactions, as Sony has actually currently verified the DualSense controller is not suitable with the PS4, so you'll need to use a plain-old DualShock 4.

The basic Remote Play app on mobile phones, PC and Mac has had an upgrade in current weeks to offer you the choice to link to PS5 at launch, now the PS4 signs up with that household of gadgets assisting you in developing a complete cross-generational environment in your own house.

The PS5 launches on November 12 in United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea, with the remainder of the world (consisting of Europe) following the next week on November 19. If you desire to get your hands on PS5 devices, such as the DualSense itself, you can currently choose those up in preparation for producing your PlayStation house setup.