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Old 19-09-2013, 18:10
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Sony have been revealing more details about the new PlayStation App which will be available for iOS and Android phones and tablets this November. This offer many more features than the existing app.

The new app will include a "Connect To PS4" feature, which will allow your touch device to work as a game controller or second screen device.

The app's "What's New" section will give access to your friends list, trophies, allow sending and receiving of multiplayer invites, chat functions and have access to the PlayStation Store where you can make purchases and initiate downloads. The whole thing can also be tied into your Facebook and Twitter accounts.

PS4 users will also be able to use their console as a mobile game server, streaming touchscreen games to their phones or tablets without needing to have them stored on the device.

A number of PS4 games have already been revealed to have second screen functions, either through the PlayStation App or dedicated apps of their own. These include The Playroom, Need For Speed: The Rivals, Assassin's Creed 4, The Division, Battlefield 4, Watchdogs, Warframe and Metal Gear Solid 5.

Is this something that you think you would use? Or is it just another gimmick that gets in the way of gaming?
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Old 19-09-2013, 20:28
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Looking at my phone, I would rather use a slightly bigger screen with two attached sticks!
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Old 21-09-2013, 12:58
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I use the current app to see who is online so an expansion on that area is welcome.

I find the idea of a second screen intriguing but I am still fairly sceptical about its usefulness in practice. But I have enjoyed the companion apps I have used with a few games this generation which could be good if worked on further. I guess really for this stuff its down to how well its integrated.
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