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PS4 Remote Play is now supported on Android 5.0 phones and tablets

The latest PlayStation 4 software update, version 7.00, has introduced Remote Play support for smartphones and tablets running Android 5.0. or higher.

Chris Kerr

October 7, 2019

1 Min Read

The latest PlayStation 4 software update, version 7.00, has introduced Remote Play support for smartphones and tablets running Android 5.0. or higher. 

It's notable news given Remote Play support was previously limited to iOS devices and Sony Xperia Android smartphones, leaving other Android users out in the cold. 

Anyone who wants to get in on the action and stat streaming select PS4 titles to their mobile device can download the PS4 Remote Play App from the Google Play store right now. 

Over on iOS, the Remote Play App has also been updated to allow users to display the controller at all times and lock the screen orientation. Support for DualShock 4 wireless controllers has also been added for players on Android 10, iOS 13, iPadOS 13, or macOS Catalina.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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