CES: Sony announces cloud gaming service PlayStation Now

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sony announced PlayStation Now, a game streaming service that will let you play legacy PlayStation titles on the PS4, PS3, Vita as well as smart TV’s and tablets. This service comes a year and a half after Sony purchased cloud gaming company Gaikai for $300 million.

Games will be available on a small per rental fee or you will be able to purchase a subscription a la Netflix although no prices have been given yet. At CES, Sony is demoing the service by letting visitors play The Last of Us and Beyond: Two Souls streaming to a Bravia TV or to the Vita.

PlayStation Now will go into closed beta by the end of January with an expected launch this summer.