How to download PS4 games to your Android phone. Smartphones are adapting more and more to games in order to perform better and better, but thanks to streaming apps, you can enjoy the highest quality games on almost any portable device.
How to download PS4 games to your Android phone
You no longer have to wait for your favorite games to become available on your smartphone too! If you own a PS4, you can enjoy your favorite games on your smartphone as well. Read on to learn more.
You may already be familiar with the Steam Link app, a free app from Valve that allows you to stream any game from your PC to your Android smartphone. Great for enjoying PC games in different rooms of the house, in bed, on the sofa and so on. This is possible with a PC, but what if it is a PS4 instead? Don't be disheartened, in the boundless world of technology there is a trick to that too.
You can also enjoy your favorite PS4 games on your Android smartphone using Steam Link. The app doesn't just work with games on Steam, it actually allows you to stream anything from your PC to your phone. And since the PS4 allows streaming to PC… well, that should give you a clue already.
Here is a guide that will tell you how to download PS4 games on your Android phone:
1. First, download and install the Steam Link app from the Play Store.
2. Set up the app and pair a controller with your phone.
3. Follow Sony's instructions to set up remote play on your computer.
4. Launch the Remote Play app so you can see the PS4 screen on your computer.
5. Launch the Steam Link app.
6. Tap Start Playing. Your computer screen will load in Steam's Big Picture mode.
7. Use Alt-Tab to select the remote play screen.
8. Done! Now you can enjoy your favorite PS4 games on your smartphone too!
What are the downsides?
Sony, despite being an Android manufacturer, is not kind enough to allow Remote Play to stream to Android devices, so what we have given you in this article is a workaround that uses your PC and Steam Link to fill in the missing link .
This is all great if you think your PS4 is better than your computer in video games or if you just want to play PS4 games on your smartphone as well. This way you can even play Fornite on your Android phone!
However, for this technique to work properly, Remote Play requires you to connect your PS4 Sixaxis directly to the PC, which will limit your range. If you want a little more mobility, you can use a second controller: one to connect to your PC to make remote play work, and another to use wireless mode to play games on your smartphone.
An awkward set with many steps, but the joy of playing PS4 games on your smartphone makes it all sweeter.
Have you tried this trick to play PS4 games on your Android phone? How did it work? Let us know in the comments. We hope we have been helpful!