Good news: you’ll soon be able to stream PS4 games to your PC via an unofficial app called Remote Play PC. It’s the work of a developer who goes by the pseudonym Twisted.
Bad news: if you were expecting it to be free, you’ll probably have to pay around $10 (around Rs. 665) to use it.
And this isn’t all, Sony may even take legal action to pull the app from sale since it’s essentially allowing the developer to profit from its functionality.
However, from Twisted’s viewpoint, it’s necessary to pursue continued development.
“I’d like to work on this project full time, adding features, getting it stable and porting it to other platforms which I know a lot of you want! The only way to support this is to charge for the app, all my previous projects have been free and I don’t want to have to but sadly its the only way to support my living costs,”a post on the developer’s blog reads. “On the plus side this means I have more time to work on the project and provide support to its users, something which I’ve been limited on in the past.”
With the Xbox One allowing you to stream games to Windows 10 PCs and tablets, and Sony seemingly uninterested in allowing PS4 owners to do the same, this could well be a handy app for many PC and PS4 users. However since this is an unofficial app we won’t be surprised if it’s taken down sooner rather than later.