Another special feature for the PlayStation Plus Premium tariff, which was introduced in June, will begin on October 23rd: cloud streaming of PS5 games. At launch, cloud streaming will only be available on PlayStation 5.
Sony announced via the official PlayStation blog that PS5 cloud streaming will launch in Europe on October 23rd. The feature requires a PlayStation Plus Premium subscription and a PlayStation 5 PS Plus Premium was launched in June and is the most expensive PS Plus tariff. It costs 16.99 euros monthly, 49.99 euros every three months or 151.99 euros annually.
The already announced cloud streaming access is likely included initially Select PS5 titles only and works Initially only on the PS5 console. When the feature was announced, streaming via PC and PS4 consoles was also mentioned. As a result, Sony has discontinued the PS Now streaming service. At launch, PS5 Cloud Streaming is only useful if you don’t have one of the supported games installed and don’t want to wait for a download.
UHD streaming requires a minimum of 38 Mbps
For streaming you should Choose between different resolutions Can: 720p, 1080p, 1440p or 2160p (UHD) at 60 frames per second. It can also stream in SDR or HDR and surround audio is also supported. Sony requires internet speeds of at least 5 Mbit/s for HD streaming, 15 Mbit/s for FHD streaming and 38 Mbit/s for UHD streaming. Ahead of the European launch, the feature will be released in Japan on October 17th and won’t appear in North America until October 30th. The following streamable PS5 games are mentioned in the blog post:
PS Plus Games:
- Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- The horizon forbids the west
- Ghost of Tsushima
- Mortal Kombat 11
- Saint row IV
- The Hogwarts Legacy
- The Witcher 3
- Callisto protocol
Additional PS5 digital titles available to stream if available in library:
- Resident Evil 4
- Dead Island 2
- The genshin effect
- Reading friends
In keeping with the streaming theme, PlayStation Portal, a €220 handheld for PS5 Remote Play, is due for release this year. Innovation for Catalog of PS Plus games in October Also already known.
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