PS Remote Play Update Adds DualSense Support for Android Devices


Sony has launched a brand new replace for PS Remote Play, permitting gamers to make use of the DualSense controllers on gadgets operating on Android 12 or later. Previously, the function was solely accessible on iOS gadgets, with Android restricted to the earlier DualShock 4 controller. This signifies that all supported gadgets together with iPhone and iPad, Android, Mac, and Windows PC can now pair with the DualSense controller for Remote Play.

The replace additionally options new help for assorted options on the DualShock 4 controller. Namely, PS Remote Play will now help the controller’s touchpad, movement sensor, rumble, and battery indicator options. It’s essential to notice, nevertheless, that some or all of those PS Remote Play options might not be accessible on older working techniques similar to Android 10.

The PS Remote Play app permits gamers to stream video games from their PS4 and PS5 consoles to any system, be it a smartphone or pc. The function was launched for PC in 2016, and was initially a near-exact copy of the same operate that existed on the PS Vita. Sony has since up to date PS Remote Play and added the flexibility to stream PS5 games. You may even use the Remote Play app on your PS4 console to play your PS5.

Interestingly, there was a survey going round again in 2020 that requested customers how they felt if Remote Play came to Nintendo Switch, in addition to Apple and Android TVs. Among different questions, the survey additionally gauged customers’ curiosity in a attainable “slim” moveable model of the DualShock controller. Neither of those has but to come back to fruition, nevertheless.

In different information, Sony lately opened up the PS Direct on-line retailer in the UK. In addition to the already current German PS Direct store, the corporate plans to broaden its direct-to-consumer providing to the remainder of Europe within the close to future. The PS Direct retailer sells PS5 and DualSense controllers, in addition to different Sony {hardware} with out the usage of a retail intermediary.

[Source: Twitter]