New PS4 update brings Remote Play support to iPhone and iPad

New PS4 update brings Remote Play support to iPhone and iPad

All the game controls are laid on-screen which might make playing certain PS4 titles on the PS4 or iPad a very cramped experience. The remote play app can be downloaded from Apple's app store. Also, DUALSHOCK 4 controllers aren't supported, and the app it can't be used with mobile data.

The PS4 Remote Play app will connect with your PS4 for your on your iOS device.

The notes for the PS4 Remote Play app state that it may not be compatible with all PlayStation 4 titles.

If you want to take advantage of the big new feature, you'll need to download the Remote Play app from the iOS App Store.

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Once the update is downloaded, iOS users need to then download the Remote Play app on their phones / iPads. Your iOS device mirrors your PS4 screen and you can control the console using the device. You can't pair a DualShock via Blueooth but some iPhone traditional MFi controllers are apparently compatible though. Sony has had home streaming on its PlayStation 4 for years now, but it has only been available for use if you own a Sony Xperia phone or tablet.

Change Button Assignments - You can now change the button assignment to perform "Enter" operations from the Circle button to the X button. If that qualifier applies to you, go to your PS4's Settings, then scroll down to System, and you'll find a toggle. This option is available only for specific countries and regions.

Remote Play was already available on Android devices but for some dumb reason, it is still restricted to Sony Smartphones.

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