PlayStation Now Brings PS3 Games To Samsung Smart TV, Console Not Required

Sony and Samsung’s contract to enable owners of choose Samsung Smart Televisions to play games through PlayStation Now has now flourished, with gamers being able to play PlayStation 3 titles wihout the requirement for PS or Sony hardware of any kind.

When Sony introduced PlayStation Now last year, it was restricted to just the PS4 and offered a rental model which saw players able to rent and stream PS3 games over the magic of the Internet. Now however, those extremely exact same players can take benefit of a $ 19.99 subscription service that has 125 titles in its lineup, so yes, it’s a somewhat restricted library, however you can’t complain that it’s an empty one either. Now, people without a PS4 can play PS Now titles also, presuming they have the right brand and model of tv from Samsung.


From Sony’s website:

Currently there are over 350 PS3 games offered for individual leasing and over 100 PS3 video games readily available inside the subscription catalog. Games span a variety of genres, from action to RPG and everything in-between, providing something for everybody.

In a partnership that was announced in December, a few of Samsung’s Smart Televisions can now play PS Now games without the requirement for any extra hardware, other than a DualShock 4 controller, of course. This marks the very first time that Sony has enabled PlayStation games to be used non-Sony hardware, though offered the way PS Now works we’re not even sure it technically qualifies because regard anyway.

It deserves pointing out here that the service is presently restricted to those choose Samsung Smart TVs that are being offered in the United States and Canada. If you’re anywhere else in the globe, then you may wish to stand by for things to present in your region.

PlayStation Now

Sony’s PS Now service successfully permits gamers to run PS3 games on a remote server while having the video and video game input streamed across the Internet. Based on innovation obtained when Sony puirchased Gaikai in 2012, the platform allows gamers to choose a video game and then stream it to a getting device almost instantly. Until now that device has actually been a PlayStation 4, but with Samsung Smart TVs now joining the fray Sony’s potential audience for PlayStation Now has actually grown substantially. That said, we question the number of individuals who would consider paying $ 20 per month for streaming PlayStataion 3 video games do not already have a PlayStation 4.

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The complete list of supported Samsung Smart TVs is as follows:

  • JS9500
  • JS9000
  • JS8500
  • JS850D
  • JU7500
  • JU7100
  • JU6700
  • JU6500
  • JU750D
  • JU710D
  • JU670D
  • JU650D
  • J620D
  • J6300
  • J6200
  • J5500

The following 2014 Samsung Smart TVs will certainly get support in the future:

  • HU9000
  • HU8700
  • HU8500
  • H8000
  • HU7200
  • H7100/7150
  • HU6950
  • HU6900 (United States)/ HU7000 (Canada)
  • H6400
  • H6350
  • H6300
  • H5500

If you have a supported Samsung Smart TV – – from the above list – – and happen to have a DualShock 4 controller too, then here’s exactly what you have to do to pair both together:

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