How to play PS4 games on PC & Mac – Guide

The PlayStation 4 is without a doubt the most popular gaming console today. The gaming community has never been bigger, which means the competition is huge. As such, Sony must continually improve and update its features to stay afloat. One of the biggest contenders for the top spot is Microsoft’s Xbox One. When Xbox One announced that users would be able to play Xbox One games on PC, Sony responded with a feature own PS4 Remote Play feature. This article will show you How to use Sony’s Remote Play software to easily play your favorite PS4 games on your desktop computer or laptop.

system requirements

Your PC or Mac must be running one of the following operating systems: You will be able to select from the following resolution and frame rate options depending on your internet connection for 720p/60fps a minimum internet connection of 15Mb is required. You will also be able to use the DualShock 4 controller, although it will have to be connected to your PC or Mac via micro USB.

How to to define up Remote Play PS4 on a PC or Mac

Download and install the PC/Mac client. The first step in our tutorial is to download the official Remote Play app for PC or Mac – it can be downloaded here. After downloading the installer, simply install the app by following the onscreen instructions. Update your PS4 software to 3.50 if you haven’t already. Depending on your PlayStation 4 settings, you may be prompted to download and install the update automatically. However, if it didn’t, don’t worry, you can also go to Settings > System Software Update to manually trigger the update. Open the PC Remote Play app and connect your DualShock 4 controller. While most PCs and Macs support Bluetooth, Sony has designed the Remote Play app to work with wired connections only. This means that you will have to connect your PS4 controller to your PC/Mac via a USB cable and click “Start”. Log into your PSN account. It should be the same as the primary account you use on your PlayStation 4. The app will automatically search for your PS4. The search may take a few minutes, but if it doesn’t appear up after a long period of time, this must be done manually. Sony claims that search won’t find your PlayStation 4 over the internet if it’s not registered as your primary PS4 or if it’s completely turned off (instead of being in sleep mode, where you can turn it on remotely). If not found, click Connect manually. It’s worth noting that manually connecting to your PS4 requires the PS4 and PC/Mac to be on the same network. On your PS4, go to Settings > Remote Play Connection Settings > Add Device and enter the number provided in the Remote Play app. Get ready for the game. If all goes well, your PC should connect to your PS4 and you can start playing. If you want to adjust your connection settings, you must first disconnect from Remote Play by turning off your PS4 or closing the Remote Play app. Before clicking “Start” to connect to your PS4, click Settings and adjust the Resolution/Framerate.

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