PS4 System Software 6.50 Adds Remote Play on iOS

08 March, 2019, 08:53 | Author: Patty Hardy
  • You can now have your PS4 display on an iPhone or iPad

Update Your iOS Device - Using PS4 Remote Play requires downloading the remote play app from the App Store. But be warned, only iPhones running iOS 12.1 or later, or sixth-generation iPads are able to download and use the software.

Sony hasn't provided an exhaustive list of every game which is compatible, simply stating that you can play "your favorite PS4 games".

After doing those two things, turn on your PlayStation 4 and open the app, then follow the instructions. The steps are straightforward. But you probably will want to get a controller, because otherwise the controls appear over the top of the game, so you'll need an entirely different set of muscle memory. The app only works via Wi-Fi and does not work via a mobile network.

Problems Connecting to PS4? . You'll need to log into an alternative PlayStation Network account or create a new one.

Fire up the Remote Play App on your device. This is the most important part of the step because you can't use a DualShock controller and remote play on the same account at the same time. You'll obviously need to have the latest firmware update applied to your console, but once you've done that, you simply need to grab the PS4 Remote Play app from the App Store [download] and pair your iOS device to your PS4.

What does the PS4 Remote Play for iOS do?

The controls lay right on top of the graphics and can make it hard to play some games.

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The best way to play PS4 games is with a controller, but of course, Apple won't let you connect a DualShock 4 controller to your iOS device.

Is PS4 Remote Play Coming to Android?

Remote Play was already available on Android devices but for some dumb reason, it is still restricted to Sony Smartphones. Read on to find out what's changed in the new PS4 update 6.50 and the full changelog of PS4 System Update patch notes.

Besides the Remote Play feature, the PS4 6.50 update also brings a couple of extra changes. Those with access to streaming service Niconico can now select 720p as their output resolution when streaming. Go to [Settings] [Remote Play Connection Settings] [Add Device], and then enter the code provided on the Remote Play App. This option is only available in specific countries and regions.

What do you think of the new Remote Play feature for iOS?

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