PlayStation Now games can now be played offline, if you have the space for them

Anyone who has used Sony's PlayStation Now service, or any platform that allows them to stream games over the Internet, will be familiar with the frustration of having their connection lost midway through the session.

As of today, PD Now will allow players to download titles of the service to be able to play them offline, up to the same level of 4K resolution and 5.1 surround sound as transmitted titles.

PD You now have hundreds of titles available to stream over Wi-Fi or ethernet connections – Bloodborne, God of War 3 and DiRT Rally to name a few – giving players a way to access AAA and independent titles without occupying a precious space on the hard drive.

The function is being implemented for users during the rest of September, so if you can not see the function in your PS Now application, it should be there in the coming days. Players will also need to connect online at least once a week to verify that their subscription is still active; otherwise, downloaded games will return from where they came from.

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PS Now downloads are good alternative solution for players who want the ability to transmit, but who appreciate the virtues of the game without connection that does not require forcing their fellow Netflix to increase their bandwidth speed.

Sony and Microsoft console makers are not hiding their ambitions for cloud games, which moves most of the processing work away from the console and into their own servers, which could eventually lead to a Simpler configuration of & top box & apos; consoles that require lower production costs. It is even rumored that Microsoft plans a Xbox Scarlett Cloud cloud gaming console as early as 2020.

Along with this week's announcement of the PlayStation Classic mini console – a stand-alone mini console with 20 games of the PS1 era programmed in – It seems that Sony is doubling the service of fans before the holiday period comes.

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