If you buy a PS5 on November 19th – or at a later date – you will be able to play their games on your PS4. This is made possible by a version of the remote play app that has just been released and has recently appeared in the PlayStation 4's menu. Sony didn't announce this feature very well, so it should come as a bit of a surprise to most users.

With the help of this app, it is possible for you to establish the connection to your PS5 via your PS4 and an Internet or WiFi connection – even if it is in a completely different location. When the PlayStation 5 (buy now ) For example, if it is in the living room, you can easily use it with your PlayStation 4 from another room. However, it is necessary to activate the remote play feature on the PS5 beforehand, otherwise the system will not allow a connection. The PS5 console is recognized automatically using the search function via WiFi. As soon as it appears in the corresponding menu on your PS4, you can connect it. If this type of search does not work, you can try manually entering the console code.

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In this way it is even possible for you to play PS5 games with a DualShock 4 controller, which is not possible directly on the NextGen console (so far). The feature will only be of interest to German fans from November 19, 2020, when the PlayStation 5 will officially be launched here in Germany. What do you think of the function? Are you going to use them or do you find them unnecessary? Write it in the comments!

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