PlayStation Vue launches on Android TV

Sony's over-the-top TV service PlayStation Vue has launched on Android TVs in the USA and will soon add PC and Mac support.

If you're not familiar with PlayStation Vue yet, this is Sony's TV service that you can use if you own a PlayStation 4 console. Users of Android TV platforms - as long as it's Android version 4.4 or better - can now install the PlayStation Vue app. It'll include a special mini-player feature in which PlayStation Vue continues streaming in a small box while you do other things on your computer. "Additionally, web support for both PC and Mac is coming soon".

PlayStation Vue offers live and on demand content from a growing collection of channels.

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Subscribers can watch on five devices simultaneously, while the cloud-based DVR makes it possible to record hundreds of hours of content. Will this new Ultra plan convince you to change to Vue? AT&T intends to debut DirecTV Now in November with a price tag of $35 for 100 channels. A seven-day free trial for PlayStation Vue is available to new customers.

Android TV owners can head over to the Google Play Store and grab the app right now. After you sign up, you can easily connect your Android TV device to your newly-created account.

PlayStation Vue service is available across the United States, with plans starting at $30 per month for a package of more than 55 channels in some markets. Specifically, the service is available on all sizes of its X700D, X750D, X800D, X850D, X930D, X940D, and Z9D Android TV models.

  • Delia Davidson