Open beta for Sony's game streaming service PlayStation Now kicks off today

Open beta for Sony's game streaming service PlayStation Now kicks off today
Ben Parfitt

By Ben Parfitt

July 31st 2014 at 11:07AM

100 PS3 titles available for US and Canadian users

Sony's streaming games service PlayStation Now will enter a period of open beta in the US and Canada later today.

The service is for the time being restricted to PS3 titles. PS Now services will be integrated into the PlayStation Store, with users able to pay tiered amounts for rental access for either four hours (which will cost $1.99), seven days, 30 days or 90 days.

Sony has also confirmed that a subscription option will be offered in the future.

Over 100 titles will be available throughout the test period. Cloud saves and Trophies will be supported, as will online multiplayer.

Sony emphasises the need for for “a strong and stable broadband connection”.

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