How to connect to the PSN when playing a PlayStation game on PC (FR Canada), PS Remote Play

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What are the advantages of connecting to the PSN on a PC?
By connecting to the PSN on your PC, you can access content in a single bonus, manage your communication preferences and receive the latest news, updates and offers regarding your game and other PlayStation Studios games to come on PC or on other PlayStation platforms.

How to connect to the PSN when playing a game on PC

Find out how to associate your account for PlayStation ™ Network (PSN) with your PlayStation Games on PC.

For some PlayStation Games on PC, you can connect to the PSN to follow your progress and access the bonus content.

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How to connect to the PSN when playing a PlayStation game on PC

  1. Buy, download and launch an eligible playable playable game on PC.
    During the initial start sequence, you are asked to define your data privacy options and connect to PSN.
  2. Enter your connection ID and password or create a new account if you don’t have them.
  3. Select your communication and data preferences.
  • You can also associate your account from the game settings menu.
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How to dissociate the PSN account on a PC

To dissociate your account, go to the PlayStation PlayStation Playable Partable PC menu and select the option to dissociate your PSN account.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of connecting to the PSN on a PC?
By connecting to the PSN on your PC, you can access content in a single bonus, manage your communication preferences and receive the latest news, updates and offers regarding your game and other PlayStation Studios games to come on PC or on other PlayStation platforms.

Do I have to connect to the PSN when I play a PlayStation game on PC?
Connection to the PSN is optional when you play a PlayStation game on PC.

Do I have to connect to the PSN for each PlayStation game on PC?
No. Once you have synchronized your PlayStation Network account for a game, it is synchronized for other PlayStation games on PC. If you dissociate your account, it is dissociated for all games.

PS Remote Play

A PS5 console or a PS4 console is required for remote reading.

With remote reading, you can control your PlayStation® console remotely wherever you have a high speed internet connection.
Using the application PS Remote Play , You can control your PlayStation®5 console or your PlayStation®4 console from one device located to another location.
For example, you can use a computer in another room or a smartphone when you are out of your home to enjoy the PS5 ™ and PS4 ™ games.

You will find below the different combinations of peripherals and PlayStation consoles compatible with remote reading. To obtain instructions on downloading the application and start-up with remote reading, go to one of the links below.

Check your PS5 console

  • Check your PS5 console from a Windows PC
  • Check your PS5 console from a mac
  • Check your PS5 console from a mobile device
  • Check your PS5 console from an Android TV device
  • Check your PS5 console from another PS5 console
  • Check your PS5 console from a PS4 console

Check your PS4 console

  • Check your PS4 console from a Windows PC
  • Check your PS4 console from a mac
  • Check your PS4 console from a mobile device
  • Check your PS4 console from an Android TV device
  • Check your PS4 console from a PS5 console
  • Check your PS4 console from your PS Vita * system *
  • Check your PS4 console from your PS TV system *

With the application PS4 link , You can remotely control your PS4 console with a PlayStation®Vita or PlayStation®TV system.
To find out more about the configuration and use of remote reading on your systems, see the PS Vita user guide or the PS TV user guide.

Depending on the content or the way it is used, remote reading may not be available. For more details, see “restrictions”.
If you still can’t connect or if your connection is unstable, see “when remote reading is not available”.

PS Remote Play update information

Version 6.5.0 for Windows PC:

Stability when using certain features has been improved.

Version 6.5.0 for mac computer:

  • Stability when using certain features has been improved.
  • Remote reading is no longer available on MacOS High Sierra.

Mobile version:

For update information, go to Google Play ™ or the App Store.

Android TV version:

An application for Android TV has been launched.

Restrictions

  • Some games do not support remote reading.
    Games that require devices such as PlayStation®VR2, PlayStation®VR or PlayStation®Camera are not compatible with remote reading.
  • You cannot use the following functions at the same time as remote reading: *
    • Sharing game use
    • Diffusion of the game (only when using remote reading to control a PS4 console)
    • Reading a Blu-ray Disc ™ or DVD
    • PS VR2 or PS VR mode
    • Listen to music
    • Watch video services

    Depending on the game, some images may not be displayed when using remote reading. In some cases, you may not be able to use remote reading when several other functions are in use.

    • This site can be modified without prior notification.
    • Screenshots are composite images. Illustrations and screenshots may not correspond to the product in your possession.
    • Information relating to the functionalities of the system and the names of the menu elements published on this site may vary depending on the version of the PS5 or PS4 system software, the version of the operating system of the computer or the mobile device that you use, as well as the version of the application installed on your computer or mobile device.

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