• [HOW TO] Set up PS4's new Remote Play feature on Mac

    On Wednesday, Sony released a new update for the Playstation 4, which introduces a 'Remote Play' feature that lets users with PC's or Macs as a second screen device.

    Sony limited it's Remote Play technology to PS Vita and some Xperia phones. With today's release of version 3.50, now supports PCs and Macs, which can be linked up by ethernet or wireless.

    This article will show you how to set it all up.

    1) Install Sony's new firmware (3.50) on your PS4, activate the Remote Play feature in Settings > Remote Play Connection Settings.

    2) Sign in to the PlayStation Network.

    Note: Users can configure PS4 to use wake commands from Remote Play for Mac. Go to Settings > Power Save Settings > Set Features Available in Rest Mode and activate "Stay Connected to the Internet," as well as "Enable Turning On PS4 from Network."
    For the Mac download the Remote Play app from Sony's website and run the installer. Open the Remote Play app and click "Start." Sign in to the same PlayStation Network account linked to the target PS4.

    3) You should be returned to the splash screen as shown below. Click "Start" once more. The app should automatically connect, it will then register with PS4 which takes about two minutes. You may use the manual network configuration option if required.

    Note: Be sure to go into the settings panel!
    Remote Play defaults to streaming at 540p and “standard” frame rate or 30fps.
    You can bump those up to 720p and “high” frame rate, aka 60 FPS, and clean up the image.

    4) Connect a Dualshock controller to your Mac via USB.

    5) You're ready to rock and roll!

    [via Apple Insider]
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