PS4 Remote Play for Windows

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PS4 Remote Play is a game utility software developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. for desktop plays. This tool allows you to connect your PS4 consoles with more computer or laptop screens. It introduces more convenient streaming and portability when playing PS4 Pro and PS4 games. Without being tied limitedly on TV, you can now possibly switch to another device present on your broadband network and keep adventures alive once you connect your controller.  

What can you do with PS4 Remote Play?

PS4 Remote Play gives the option to remote control the PS4 from your computers. You must first enable Remote Play on your PS4 console before connecting to PCs. It is built for all kinds of PS4 users. Casual and serious gamers can hook up their devices and laptop to their PS4 console easily. There are times that local multiplayer may not work with two DualShock 4 controllers or any other forms of wireless connection on computers. Nevertheless, this software can alleviate that issue. It can host local multiplayer games between PC and PS4 as long as it has the same game.

This program allows the streaming of PS4 games anywhere around a local network, which is ideal for managing any gaming room setup or at home. It ensures freedom of movement while playing with a PS4 console. You can take part in voice chats during multiplayer games. You only have to use an external microphone connected to your computer to talk with others.

The other communication method available is typing messages via a keyboard on the computer. This makes communication more convenient rather than using the DualShock4 controller’s manual input style. This game utility tool enables transferring of saved PS4 game files to any device. You can even make backup files of all your progress. It can prevent problems like data corruption as well as going back on an earlier save point.

How to access PS4 Remote Play anywhere

To access PS4 Remote Play anytime and anywhere in the world, you must first enable the remote access option in your Playstation 4. It only requires simple and easy steps to activate it. First, you must turn on your PS4 and head to its Remote Play Connection settings. You must ensure that the checkbox for ‘Enable Remote Play’ is ticked.

The console that you will use for playing must be set up as your ‘Primary’ PS4 to successfully play with your favorite games, such as  God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man, and Call of Duty: Warzone. It is not required, but it would make the setup process much easier. Usually, many users have already configured this in the initial set-up, but if yours is still isn't arranged, you only have to go to PlayStation Network/Account Management under settings and select Activate.

To keep your Remote Play working even when PS4 is on rest mode, you could easily go to the app's Power Save Settings. Afterward, you can head on to the 'Set Features Available in Rest Mode' and mark all the checkboxes for 'Stay Connected to the Internet' and 'Enable Turning On PS4 from Network.' With that, your PS4 is now all ready to be used for Remote Play.

Remote convenience for gamers

PS4 Remote Play maximizes the availability of network technologies. It makes gaming with PS4 very convenient than ever before. You can play PS4 games remotely, communicate with other players, host multiplayer games, and save game progress. Eventually, you will get deeply immersed in your games while being remotely connected to your PS4 consoles. You only need to make sure that you have a fully functional device and a stable internet connection, then you can freely enjoy your play anytime and anywhere. Bear in mind that poor internet speeds could worsen the experience with a low resolution and frame rate.


  • Portability and convenient access
  • Saving and transferring PS4 games
  • Enables voice and text chat
  • Allows creation of backup files


  • Best game experience depends on your internet speed
  • Local multiplayer not available with two DualShock 4 controllers on computers

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PS4 Remote Play for PC

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