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PlayStation Now UK launch tipped for Q1 2015

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Leaked PlayStation Now launch timeline

Sony isn’t expected to launch PlayStation Now in the UK until Q1 2015, according to a new report.

The PlayStation Now game streaming service was announced at CES 2014, but was only confirmed for the US.

However, Eurogamer has obtained a slide from an official Sony PlayStation Now presentation that reveals the launch timeline for the service.

The slide pegs a European launch for Q1 2015, so you’ve got a year to wait until Sony’s PlayStation streaming service arrives in the UK.

Even Japan and Korea will have to wait, as they won’t even get PS Now until the end of Q4 2014.

Despite the slide indicating a Q2 2014 launch for the US and Canada, Eurogamer sources suggest the full launch won’t happen until Q3 2014.

All PlayStation platforms, including the PS3 and PS Vita will be available from the middle of Q2 2014, after the initial PS4 compatibility.

SEL devices, including Bravia TVs will be added at the start of Q4 2014, followed by unknown “partner devices” before the year’s end.

PlayStation Now was officially announced at CES 2014 and will enable gamers to stream PlayStation titles from the PlayStation cloud to connected devices like the PS4, Bravia TVs, the PS Vita, tablets and the PS4.

Gamers will have the option to rent individual titles from PlayStation Now or sign up for full library access via subscription. It’s unknown how much this subscription will cost, but it will not be included within the PlayStation Plus subscription price.

Sony has yet to officially announce a PlayStation Now UK release date, having only announced a loose “summer 2014” US launch. In fact, it’s yet to even discuss whether the service will launch outside the US.

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