Sony has announced this week that on June 30th 2014 they will be launching a new PlayStation Now private pilot service on selected Sony TVs.
From the end of this month owners of selected Sony TVs will be able to get their hands on early access to the PlayStation Now game streaming service. Which has been designed by Sony to allow users to play a selection of PlayStation 3 games directly on their large screen TVs, without the need to own a PlayStation 3 console.
Sony first announced their new PlayStation Now games streaming service at the beginning of this year, and as well as being available on select Sony TVs, PlayStation Now will also provide content for the new next generation PlayStation 4 console as well as PlayStation Vita, and mobile devices.
On May 19th 2014 Sony launched the PlayStation Now beta testing phase on their new PlayStation 4 and will be following suit later this month for selected Sony TVs. Sony explains which sets will be available for the closed beta PlayStation Now testing phase :
“It will begin in the continental US on select 2014 Sony TV models, including all our 4KTVs as well as some of our 1080p HDTVs. At the start of the Private Pilot Service, a selection of PS3 game titles covering a wide range of genres will be available for individual rental. Various rental periods and prices will be offered during the Pilot.”
For more information on the new PlayStation Now service jump over to the Sony website for details.