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    In addition to PlayStation platforms, most 2014 U.S. models of Sony's BRAVIAŽ TV*2 lineup will support PS Now. Eventually the service will expand beyond PlayStation platforms and Sony devices, allowing users to stream PlayStation games on numerous other Internet-connected devices.

    SCE's vision for PS Now is to enable users to instantly enjoy a wide range of full games on the Internet-connected consumer electronics devices they use every day. The accessibility of PS Now means, for example, that PS4 users in the living room can continue playing a game on a PS3 system in their bedroom. Or PS Vita users can enjoy instant access to a game wherever there's Wi-Fi connectivity, such as outdoors, then can switch to a supporting BRAVIAŽ TV's big screen and play the same game after arriving home.

    PS Now will offer choice to gamers with how they want to access content. Gamers can rent by title for specific games they are interested in, or they can choose a subscription that delivers additional value with the ability to explore and play many games available across a wide variety of genres. In addition, the service will support many popular PSNSM features such as online multi-player, Trophies, and messages.

    "We are thrilled to deliver entertainment experiences only possible from PlayStation through our new streaming game service," said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "PS Now will allow users to engage in the world of PlayStation, whether they're existing fans or have never owned a PlayStation platform."

    During the 2014 International CES held in Las Vegas from January 7, attendees can visit the Sony booth to have a hands-on experience with the PS Now service for the first time ever. Attendees can enjoy four blockbuster PS3 titles, BEYOND: Two Souls, God of War: Ascension, The Last of Us and Puppeteer from SCE Worldwide Studios, on PS Vita or BRAVIAŽ TV.

    Prior to the official launch, SCE will begin a beta program on PS3 systems in certain regions of the United States from the end of January. Additional information about PS Now will be available at http://us.playstation.com/playstationnow.
    http://kotaku.com/sony-announces-gam...now-1496385001

    tl;dr, looks like (at least some) PS3 games will be playable on PS4 now. Not quite sure how they'll handle games you already own on PSN or on disc, but pretty neat to see them get the ball rolling on this so soon. I figured it'd be one of those things that kinda just died out as the PS4 gained popularity, but now it seems it'll be available on a multitude of devices...just thought I'd share :]

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    now we just need to get good internet up in canada
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    Quote Originally Posted by postrook View Post
    now we just need to get good internet up in canada
    use the moose antlers as wifi antennae


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    Quote Originally Posted by Xenonight2 View Post
    use the moose antlers as wifi antennae
    I wish, mooses wander too much to be reliable wifi stations. Also, they'll totally wreck you and your car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oisterboy View Post
    http://kotaku.com/sony-announces-gam...now-1496385001

    tl;dr, looks like (at least some) PS3 games will be playable on PS4 now. Not quite sure how they'll handle games you already own on PSN or on disc, but pretty neat to see them get the ball rolling on this so soon. I figured it'd be one of those things that kinda just died out as the PS4 gained popularity, but now it seems it'll be available on a multitude of devices...just thought I'd share :]
    Well, they did say the ps3 will have support till atleast 2015. It would've been really weird if they didn't make it happen.

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    Well, as much as I love Sony I'll be the first to admit they don't always do exactly what they say they're gonna. And the 2015 support will probably just be like Madden and stuff I bet. Maybe a newer title here or there, but probably only ported PS4 stuff by next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oisterboy View Post
    Well, as much as I love Sony I'll be the first to admit they don't always do exactly what they say they're gonna. And the 2015 support will probably just be like Madden and stuff I bet. Maybe a newer title here or there, but probably only ported PS4 stuff by next year.
    Mostly titels that have already released in japan, but didn't get localized yet. Talking about ToV, ToX2 etc.... etc....

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