Tag: United States

PlayStation Now available for PC starting today in the US

PS Now PC

Last week PlayStation Now for PC was released in European countries which has the PlayStation Now game streaming service. Today Sony has made the service available in the US which allows you to stream more than 400 PS3 games including exclusives, greatest hits, acclaimed masterpieces, and games for the whole family.

To get started go to PSNow.com and download the PlayStation Now application. Sony also said that 6 new PS3 games have been added this month, including Mafia II, Tomb Raider and Heavy Rain. Castlevania will also be coming soon to PS Now.

In order to play PS3 games on your Windows PC you will need a DUALSHOCK 4 controller with a USB cable (or you can use the optional wireless adaptor accessory to play wirelessly) a PSN account with a PS Now subscription and an internet connection of 5 Mbps or greater. Minimum PC requirements include Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 OS, Core i3 @ 2.0 GHz, 300 MB HDD space and 2 GB RAM.

PS Now is available in a 7 Day free trial, a 1 month subscription for $19.99 and a 1 year subscription for a limited time offer of $99.99. You can also use PS Now on various other devices including PS3, PS Vita, PS TV and compatible Smart TVs.

Source: PlayStation.Blog US

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Samsung offering free Galaxy S6 edge units to iPhone users in the US

Galaxy S6 edge plus

Well well well, looks like Samsung can’t stop being jealous of people using iPhones instead of Samsungs eh?

Recently Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+, while the Note 5 isn’t part of this marketing campaign, the latter is.

As we all know Samsung and Apple are two very big rivals and looks like Samsung won’t leave Apple alone. Samsung is offering free Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+ units to iPhone users in the United States for 30 days. This is basically like a free trial of the phone before you decide to switch to it or not. What’s even funnier is that they include a set of Smart Switch utilities along with it!

We have seen this kind of strategy before with the Note 4 (see below) and looks like Samsung is doing it again this year. What do you think guys? Are you gonna fall into Samsung’s trap? Or will you keep using your iPhones? Let us know.