PlayStation app update improves its video and live streaming capabilities
Sony has updated its PlayStation companion app for Android and iOS with improved support for video and live streaming. A new feature, called Live from PlayStation, lets the user watch ongoing PS4 game streams from his or hers PSN friends via Twitch.tv and UStream feeds. Sony also added support for video and notifications from the PS Store. They are displayed inside the app's "What's New" section. Also, the update squashes some bugs and resolves several stability issues.
The PlayStation app itself lets the user chat with PSN friends, receive notifications, game alerts, and invitations to game. It also has the ability to turn your mobile device to an on-screen keyboard for a PS4 console. The PlayStation store can be accessed and games or other content can be bought on the go and immediately pushed to a PS4 connected to the internet. The app ties seamlessly with one's PSN account and PS4 system, bringing Sony's vision of nothing standing between the gamer and the games pretty close to reality.
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1. axllebeer (Posts: 265; Member since: 05 Apr 2011)
Cool. But I wish there was a keyboard and more functions for the PS3 as well. Full remote control would be nice. :-)
2. Sauce (unregistered)
The app it awesome. I use it all the time. Can't wait to use this new feature. I didn't think it would be so good. They cover every aspect of what the app should have. Ton of functionality. Love sending pics from my phone to PSN friends the most. Thanks for the update notice, I have my store notifications turned off ^_^
3. JewBakaUCFG (Posts: 173; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)
This app is phenomenal. I use it as a side-by-side every time I game on my PS4. Helps make responding to those angry messages from sore losers a lot easier :-p