Sony unveils game service as PS4 sales top 4.2 million at year's start
January 9, 2014, 12:00 am TWN
LAS VEGAS--Sony on Tuesday announced a hotly anticipated streaming game service along with the news that it sold more than 4.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles by the start of this year.
PlayStation Now, set to begin a test phase this month and launch in the United States mid-year, promised to let gamers access blockbuster titles in the Internet "cloud" and play them on an array of devices intended to expand over time.
The new streaming game service will provide PlayStation gamers access to games they love from prior generation consoles and grow to extend play to other Internet linked devices such as smartphones and tablets, according to Sony Computer Entertainment president Andrew House.