PS4 owners can now stream their console games to their Windows PCs and Macs, although the default quality settings are a bit low and changing the settings in OS X isn’t straightforward. Here’s the trick to get the best resolution and frame rate from your PS4 Remote Play experience in OS X.
The Plex development team announced today the limited launch of the official Plex client for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The app mirrors the look and feel of its Xbox counterpart, and is limited initially to Plex Pass members.
There are a number of inexpensive USB gamepads available for your Mac, but some Mac owners already have a perfectly good PlayStation 4 DualShock controller sitting in their living rooms. Wouldn’t it be great to just use the PS4 controller with your Mac? Well, good news! You can!
The console wars continue to rage, but Sony’s PS4 is having no trouble maintaining its sales advantage over the Xbox One, according to recent data from both companies. To date, the PS4 has sold more than 7 million units while the launch of Titanfall pushed the Xbox One to just 5 million units.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 is kicking the Xbox One’s butt worldwide when it comes to overall sales, but Microsoft’s console finally regained some ground in the U.S. last month, with sales of both consoles nearly equal according to a new NPD report.
Early reports indicate that Sony has hit it big in its home country, selling more than 322,000 PlayStation 4 consoles during its first two days on the market. That’s more than three times the number of PlayStation 3 consoles that the company sold during its first two days in the country back in 2006.
Sony announced impressive sales numbers for its PlayStation 4 console on Tuesday. The company reports that it sold over 4.2 million units as of the end of 2013, putting it well ahead of its primary rival, the Xbox One. It also sold more than 9.7 million games during the same period, including both retail and download purchases.
China’s State Council on Tuesday temporarily lifted the ban on the sale of foreign game consoles in the country. Preparations for an end to the nearly 14-year-old ban began last January, culminating in September with the creation of the Shanghai special economic zone to allow foreign companies to make and sell consoles in the region.
The Xbox One costs $90 more to build than the PS4, according to estimates released this week by research firm IHS. The most expensive component for both consoles is the AMD APU, but the Xbox One’s Kinect sensor, at $75, accounts for the majority of the cost difference.
Sony unveiled a comprehensive FAQ this week with the hope of answering all of your PS4 questions. Unfortunately for users, many of those answers are disappointing, and reveal that the console will be missing many key features at launch.