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You can play PS4 games on your PC starting today

Published Apr 6th, 2016 12:12PM EDT

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At the beginning of March, Sony announced that it would bring the PS4’s Remote Play feature to PC with the launch of the next system software update. Just over a month later, the release date of the update has arrived, which means that PS4 owners will now be able to play PS4 games on their computers.

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PS4 Remote Play is compatible with any device running Windows 8.1, Windows 10, OS X 10.10 or OS X 10.11. In other words, if your computer is up to date, you can probably run PS4 games on it. You can choose from three resolution options (360p, 540p, 720p) and two frame rate options (30fps, 60fps).

Once you’ve updated your PS4 with the 3.50 system software update, you can download the Remote Play Installer at this link. You can also find the minimum system requirements and installation instructions there as well.

Although PC Remote Play is the highlight of the update, it’s not the only thing Sony added today. There’s now an ‘Online Status’ button on your profile in order to allow you to ‘Appear Offline.’ You can also tell your PS4 to notify when specific friends come online, create scheduled events and join the game of other players in your party straight from the Party menu.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.