The new PlayStation remote gaming device does not seem to have been liked as much as expected. Now they could consider the inclusion of cloud gaming.
The new one PlayStation Portal has been Sony’s latest addition to the world of consoles, it is a portable device that although it may seem that way, It is not a standalone console. You will have to leave this to Nintendo Switch or Steam Deck, PlayStation Portal is, without going any further, an extension of your PlayStation 5 that will allow you to play from your bed. However, it looks like users might have some good news, as it looks like cloud gaming could be added.
As we have told you, you cannot go on a trip and play your PlayStation games on the bus or anywhere else, in order to use the Portal device you need both it and your console are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. That is the main reason why it cannot be considered a portable console, you depend 100% on the main device, in this case, PlayStation 5.
The new Portal could implement cloud gaming
At least that’s what Sony itself has confirmed. The words come from Hideaki Nishino, one of the company’s directors. In an interview for AV Watchthis person has confirmed that remote play and cloud play only differ in where they host the server, so there are no technical limitations that prevents PlayStation Portal from enjoying cloud gaming soon, although this will not be the case for now.
With the launch of this device, Sony has focused solely on offering remote play, however they do not rule out that in the coming months they may begin to provide some support for cloud gaming, something that would improve the quality of PlayStation Portal. As we have told you, currently it only works as a second screen on your main consoleso you will have to always have it connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
PlayStation Portal is officially launched today, Wednesday, November 15, 2023 and is priced at 219,99 euros. If you want to know everything you need to know about this device, here is the analysis which we did a few days ago. Clear all your doubts and decide if you want to get this new remote gaming console or, on the contrary, you prefer to wait a little and see how cloud gaming works.
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