How to play as a group with Playlink PS4 from iPhone or Android

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If you want to play with your friends, but don't have enough controllers, don't worry, we will show you how to play as a group with Playlink PS4 from iPhone or Android. Video games are no longer a matter of children and there are currently games that can be enjoyed by adults as well.

Many companies have put video game consoles on the market that are getting better and faster, which increases the catalog of games more and more.


Play Station is a console model belonging to Sony that has a lot of popularity. The PS4 version offers its users AMD eight-core and 8GB of unified memory. All these features make the PS4 console much faster and more stable than previous versions.


In addition, Play Station users have access to the Play Station Now store, a platform that offers more than 700 to be installed on a PC or PS console.

Another novelty presented with the new version is the software Playlink with which you can enjoy a large number of games with your friends and family.

What is Playlink?

Playlink is software released in 2017 by Sony company for PS4 console users. This technology consists of the connect one or more Smartphones to the console to use them as controllers and allow more players.

Depending on the game you choose, Playlink can turn your mobile phone and that of your playmates into a drawing board, a camera, a trackpad to slide across the screen or a Play Station controller, being easy to use, even if you don't have a lot of experience.

This software has games for all tastes, from classic board games like UNO, Word Hunt o Knowledge is Power, to various fun juices such as Frantics in which the main characters are animals competing in a series of mini games.



Another of the games available on Playlink that has caused a sensation among users is Hidden Intentions, a suspense game that can be played alone or with one to five friends in its competitive mode; the goal is to stop an assassin by analyzing a series of tests that are discovered in each level.

If, on the other hand, what you like is singing, with Playlink you can turn your Smartphone into a microphone and test your skills by competing with your friends.

With the SingStar game, which contains more than thirty titles with classic tracks and current varieties that will make your party a lot more fun, you can compete for the title of the best with up to eight players.

Everything you need to make your friends work with Smartphone PlayLink compatible have the app installed and are connected to the same WiFi network as your PS4 console and you can have up to eight remotes or peripherals to enjoy these new social games.

How to play as a group with Playlink PS4 from iPhone and Android?

Before starting to have fun with the social games at your disposal, check that the smartphones you will use are compatible with the Playlink application.

Next, visit the Play Station Now store, select the Playlink game you want to buy and download to your console.

When the game is already installed, visit the Google Store for mobile Android or the iPhone App Store and download the game-specific app you have installed on your console.


When all players have fully installed the application, make sure they are all connected to the same Wi-Fi network on your PS4 console.

Once the game is started, the console will recognize each Smartphone with the app installed as an additional peripheral for the game and you can start having fun with your friends for as long as you want.


Although most of the Playlink have been created for social fun, some of their titles allow for solo play.


Download the app on your mobile and start playing without limits without the need for additional DualShock controllers or additional peripherals and cables.

And if you want to get the most out of your PS4, try watching your videos and movies with the PS4 media player, rest assured that you will have an amazing time enjoying these options.

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