PlayStation Now, Game Streaming, Makes its Way to The PS3 Starting May 12th


Sony's game streaming service, PlayStation Now is going to be heading to the PS3 starting on May 12th. This means that you'll be able to rent games either individually or for a monthly fee to enjoy quite the large catalog of games available.

PlayStation Now is coming to the PS3 on May 12th, with individual rentals and a monthly plan.

In addition to being officially available, Sony has announced that they are adding Fat Princess, F1 2014, Sanctum 2, Dynasty Warriors: Strike Force and Farming Simulator to their already large list of over 200 games available. They are also committed to bringing new titles to the service each month. A full list of the titles available is listed below.

If you're unsure whether you'd enjoy renting and streaming games as opposed to outright owning them and having them locally installed, then you can try out the service for 7 days. If you want to commit, then you'll be able to rent single titles for 4-hours, 7-days, 30-days or 90-days. Or if you're really convinced of its utility, then you can subscribe to the service for a monthly fee of $19.99.

PlayStation Now has enjoyed a public release on the PS4 since January 13th 2015 and open beta's on the PS Vita and the PS3. Interestingly, it's also available on current model year Sony TV's, some select Sony blu-ray players and will eventually become available on Samsung TV's in the future.

Is it worth it to pay for a monthly fee to stream games? It very well could be. The $19.99/month could be one fantastic deal if you game frequently and want access to every game immediately. While modern releases aren't necessarily available on it right away, this doesn't preclude the fact that it adds a tremendous amount of value to Sony's platforms. It might not be for everyone, though. I have a feeling that it'll last a lot longer than OnLive did, however.

Since the inception of PlayStation Now it's been known that Sony is very much committed to the idea of streaming games. In fact, the inclusion of PlayStation Now on the PS3 has been part of their 10 year plan that they revealed back in 2012. They still aren't abandoning the PS3 anytime soon, and this is a bid to increase its legitimacy as a console in the modern age.

Humongous list of games available on PlayStation Now, now follows:

Adventure Time: Explore The Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!
Air Conflicts: Secret Wars
Air Conflicts: Vietnam
Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers
Alien Rage
Alien Spidy
Alone in the Dark: Inferno
Alpha Mission 2
Alpha Protocol
Anarchy: Rush Hour
Anomaly Warzone Earth
Arcana Heart 3
ArcaniA - The Complete Tale
Art of Fighting
Back to the Future™: Episode 1 - It's About Time
Back to the Future™: Episode 2 - Get Tannen!
Back to the Future™: Episode 3 - Citizen Brown
Back to the Future™: Episode 4 - Double Visions
Back to the Future™: Episode 5 - OUTATIME
Baseball Stars 2
Baseball Stars Professional
Batman: Arkham City
Battle Fantasia
Bejeweled 3
Ben 10: Omniverse
Ben 10: Omniverse 2
Big Sky: Infinity
Bionic Commando: Rearmed
Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2
Bioshock Infinite
BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend
Bloodrayne: Betrayal
Bound By Flame
Capcom Arcade Cabinet: All-In-One Pack
Cel Damage HD
Chime Super Deluxe
Choplifter HD
Command & Conquer Red Alert 3
Crazy Taxi
Critter Crunch
Cuboid Ultimate Bundle
Darksiders II
Daytona USA
de blob 2
Dead Island
Dead Island: Riptide
Dead or Alive 5: Ultimate
Dead or Alive® 5
Dead Rising 2 Off the Record
Dead Space 3
Deadliest Warrior Legends
Deadliest Warrior: The Game
Death Track: Resurrection
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
DiRT 3
Dirt Showdown
Dogfight 1942
Don Bradman Cricket 14
Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp
Dragon's Lair®
Dynasty Warriors 7
Dynasty Warriors 8
Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce
Earth Defense Force 2025
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armaggedon
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard
Eat Them!
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Ethan: Meteor Hunter
Everyday Shooter
F1 2010
F1 2011
F1 2012
F1 2013
F1 2014
F1 RaceStars
Faery: Legends Of Avalon
Farming Simulator
Fighting Vipers
Final Exam
Final Fantasy XIII
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Galaga Legions DX
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
Go! Puzzle
God of War 2
God of War HD
God of War: Ascension
Gravity Crash
Greg Hastings Paintball 2
GRiD 2
Grid Autosport
Gripshift v2.0
Guacamelee! PlayStation Now Bundle
Hakuoki Stories Of The Shinsengumi
Hamilton's Great Adventure
Heavy Fire: Afghanistan
Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin HD
Hitman: Blood Money HD
Hitman: Contracts HD
Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational
House of the Dead 3
House of the Dead 4
House of the Dead Overkill: Extended Cut
Hunter's Trophy 2 - America
Hunter's Trophy 2 - Australia
Hustle Kings
Infamous 1
Infamous 2
Interpol: The Trail of Dr. Chaos
Jimmie Johnson’s Anything with an Engine
Judge Dee
Just Cause 2
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
Killzone 3
King of Fighters '94
Knytt Underground
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West
League Bowling
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
LocoRoco Cocoreccho
Lone Survivor
Lost Planet 2
Lumines Supernova
Madagascar 3: The Video Game
Magic Orbz
Magician Lord
Mahjong: Ancient Wisdom
Mamorokun's Curse
Mars: War Logs

Mass Effect 2
Matt Hazard: Blood Bath & Beyond
Mega Man 10
Megaman 9
Mercury HG
Metal Slug
Metal Slug 2
Mirror's Edge
Moto GP 13
Motorstorm Apocalypse
MX vs ATV: Alive
MX vs ATV: Reflex
MX vs ATV Supercross
NBA 2K14
NBA Jam on Fire
Nights Into Dreams
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Ninja Gaiden Sigma II
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD
Of Orcs and Men
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
Operation Flashpoint: Red River
Order Up!
Overlord 2
Overlord: Raising Hell
Pac-man Championship Edition DX
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation
Papo & Yo
Payday: The Heist
PixelJunk Eden
PixelJunk Monsters
PixelJunk Racers: 2nd Lap
PixelJunk Shooter
PixelJunk Shooter 2
Planet Minigolf
Port Royale 3: Gold Edition
Pure Chess
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace
Raiden IV Overkill
Rainbow Moon
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack In Time
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus
Realms of Ancient War
Record of Agarest War
Record of Agarest War 2
Record of Agarest War Zero
Red Faction: Guerilla
Red Faction®: Armageddon™
Renegade Ops
Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X
Ricochet HD
Rise of the Argonauts
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
Rocket Knight
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken
R-Type Dimensions
Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny
Saints Row 2
Saints Row 3
Saints Row 4
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space - Episode 1: Ice Station Santa
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space - Episode 2: Moai Better Blues
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space - Episode 3: Night of the Raving Dead
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space - Episode 4: Chariots of the Dogs
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space - Episode 5: What's New, Beezlebub?
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse- Eps 1: The Penal Zone
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse- Eps 2
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse- Eps 3
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse- Eps 4
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse- Eps 5
Samurai Shodown
Sanctum 2
Sega Bass Fishing
Shadow of the Colossus HD
Shock Troopers
Siren: Blood Curse (Ep 1-12)
Skullgirls Encore
Sky Fighter
Skydive: Proximity Flight
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time
Sniper Elite V2
Sniper: Ghost Warrior
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype
Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing
Sonic CD
Sonic Generations
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 2
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1
Space Ace
Spelunker HD
Stealth Inc: Deluxe
Stick it to The Man
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Super Sidekicks
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
Tales From Space: About a Blob
The Cave
The King of Fighters XIII
The Last of Us
The Raven - Legacy of a Master Thief
The Sims 3
The Sly Collection
The Swapper
The Undergarden
The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season
Thomas Was Alone
Titan Attacks
Tokyo Jungle
Tomb Raider: Underworld
Truck Racer
Turbo: Super Stunt Squad
Twisted Metal
Ultra Street Fighter 4
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Urban Trial FreeStyle
Velocity Ultra
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
Wakeboarding HD
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
Way of the Samurai 3
Wheel of Fortune
When Vikings Attack!
XBLAZE Code: Embryo
XCOM: Enemy Within
Zen Pinball 2: Classics
Zeno Clash 2
Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge