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PlayStation Now beta to launch this spring

Sony has announced that a private beta for PlayStation Now begins this spring in the UK.

PlayStation Now is Sony's game streaming service that lets you play PS3 games on PS4 using Gaikai's cloud gaming technology.

PlayStation Plus members will be among the first to use PlayStation Now, but you have to register your interest on PlayStation.com.

Taking part in the PS Now private beta trial will initially be free of charge - however, at later stages of the trial Sony will be trialling rental periods and pricing models, which will require payment.

When PS Now launches in the UK you'll be able to stream games at a "low rental cost", initially to PS4 then to other devices, including PS3, PS Vita and Sony Bravia TVs starting with model model KD-X9500B, KD-X9000B, KD-S9005B, KD-X8500B, KDL-W950B, KDL-W850B, KDL-W800B, KDL-W700B, KDL-W600B, KDL-W585B and Series onwards.

You need a DualShock 4 or DualShock 3 wireless controller and a broadband internet connection (minimum 5mbps recommended).

Here are the games available during the closed beta:

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
The Last of Us
God of War Ascension
Rayman Legends
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package
Just Cause 2
The Walking Dead
Dirt 3

Edited On 17 Mar, 2015

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