PS Now streaming requires 5mb connection speed for 'good experience'

PS Now streaming requires 5mb connection speed for 'good experience'
Ben Parfitt

By Ben Parfitt

January 9th 2014 at 2:45PM

Cloud gaming service needs strong connection speed to work smoothly

Sony has laid down a benchmark for the internet connection quality needed for a decent streaming games experience with PlayStation Now.

“And as with all bandwidth-intensive streaming content, a player’s experience with PS Now will depend on the overall quality of the broadband internet connection,” SCE social media manager Sid Shuman said.

“The PS Now team is currently estimating that a 5 mbps connection will provide a good experience for most games, and they’ll be gathering user feedback during the closed beta before announcing more details.”

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