It’s not difficult to take advantage of Sony’s PS4 Remote Play on your PC or Mac. This new app from Sony let’s you move away from the traditional way of playing games on the PlayStation 4 console in front of your TV. With the PS4 Remote Play apps for PC or Mac you’re able to stream your favourite PlayStation 4 games right onto your PC or Mac.


PS4 Remote Play

It’s really easy to set PS4 Remote Play up. You just need to watch the one-minute video below or follow the 6 easy steps to get going. Once you’ve set it up, you’re able to stream your PS4’s home screen, games and more over your network onto your PC or Mac.

In order to be able to use PS4 Remote Play your PC or Mac needs to be up to scratch, with the feature requiring the following operating systems to run:

Windows PC:

  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)


  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X El Capitan

Here are 6 steps to set your PS4 Remote Play up:

Step 1:

Select your PS4 as the primary console on your account and enable Remote Play on your connections settings and your power saving settings.

Step 2:

Turn your PS4 on or activate Rest Mode.

Step 3:

Download the PS4 Remote Play app on your PC or Mac HERE.

Step 4:

Plug your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless remote control into your PC or Mac’s USB port.

Step 5:

Click Start on the app to launch it.

Step 6:

Sign in using your Sony Network Entertainment account.

Drop us a comment and let us know whether you’ll be making use of this feature from Sony for PlayStation 4 owners or whether you’re still content to play games on your console.