Play your PlayStation®from anywhere

With PS Remote Play, launch games installed on your PlayStation® from anywhere. As long as your PlayStation® is connected to power and the internet and powered on, you can start new games or jump back in from anywhere in the world.

*A PS4™ or PS5™ and broadband internet is required to stream your games to other devices. For more information, please visit PS Remote Play Support

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Horizon Forbidden West Gameplay on PlayStation® Remote Play using Backbone One*

Getting started with PlayStation® Remote Play

1
Connect a game controller
Plug your phone into the Backbone One or any other compatible game controller.
2
Open the PS Remote Play mobile app
Tap the console you want to play on. Be sure that your selected console is on or in rest mode.
3
Start playing
You’re now playing your PlayStation® console from your mobile device with the attached controller.

Download the free PS Remote Play app to get started

Just a few taps are between you and having a PlayStation® in your pocket.

What you'll need

Be sure to have the following items handy before getting started.
Compatible mobile device
PlayStation® 4, 4 Pro, or 5 console
Backbone One controller
Internet connection
PS Remote Play app
Backbone app

How does PS Remote Play work?

Find answers to common questions below or head straight to PlayStation® support to learn more.
Visit PlayStation® support
Do I need to own an PlayStation® console?
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Is my PlayStation console compatible?
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Can I play all my PlayStation games?
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Do I have to be home to use PS Remote Play?
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Does my PlayStation have to be on for PS Remote Play?
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What people are saying
about the experience
"The controller is slick, very responsive, and connects immediately without hitches. I was playing PlayStation remote play, Castlevania Symphony of the Night from the iOS App Store, and both things ran very smoothly."
— Jorge in Camden
"One of the best things you can use for remote gaming on PlayStation 5 I’ve used the controller clips, everything, this is the best so far!!"
— Justin in Prineville
"Truly amazing device. Use it to play my PlayStation casually when my wife wants to use the TV or if I’m traveling. Feels great, works great, would definitely recommend to any gamer."
— Bryan in Denver
"The controller is slick, very responsive, and connects immediately without hitches. I was playing PlayStation remote play, Castlevania Symphony of the Night from the iOS App Store, and both things ran very smoothly."
— Jorge in Camden
"One of the best things you can use for remote gaming on PlayStation 5 I’ve used the controller clips, everything, this is the best so far!!"
— Justin in Prineville
"Truly amazing device. Use it to play my PlayStation casually when my wife wants to use the TV or if I’m traveling. Feels great, works great, would definitely recommend to any gamer."
— Bryan in Denver
"The controller is slick, very responsive, and connects immediately without hitches. I was playing PlayStation remote play, Castlevania Symphony of the Night from the iOS App Store, and both things ran very smoothly."
— Jorge in Camden
"One of the best things you can use for remote gaming on PlayStation 5 I’ve used the controller clips, everything, this is the best so far!!"
— Justin in Prineville
"Truly amazing device. Use it to play my PlayStation casually when my wife wants to use the TV or if I’m traveling. Feels great, works great, would definitely recommend to any gamer."
— Bryan in Denver
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Sony Interactive Entertainment
Backbone One
Mobile Controller
4.8 (16,661 reviews)
Backbone One iOS gaming controller angled 3/4s towards the screen without a mobile phone attached
iPhone 12 attached to Backbone One iOS gaming controller with Call of Duty: Mobile pictured in Backbone iOS app
iPhone 12 attached to Backbone One iOS gaming controller with Call of Duty: Mobile pictured in Backbone iOS app
Backbone One iOS gaming controller angled side-on towards the screen without a mobile phone attached
Backbone One iOS gaming controller angled side-on towards the screen without a mobile phone attached
Backbone One iOS gaming controller angled side-on towards the screen without a mobile phone attached
Backbone One iOS gaming controller angled side-on towards the screen without a mobile phone attached
Backbone One iOS gaming controller angled side-on towards the screen without a mobile phone attached
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