PlayStation 4 Universal Remote Releases Late October


The PlayStation 4 is getting its very own universal remote at the end of October, Sony’s manager of platform marketing, Anand Agarwal has said. In a news post on Sony’s official PlayStation blog, Agarwal states that the new peripheral will work with a whole host of apps and programs on launch day, with “more to come later.”

See below for the full list of programs and apps that will support the remote on release day:

  • Blu-ray Disc Player
  • Crunchyroll
  • FUNimation
  • HBO GO
  • Media Player
  • Netflix
  • NFL Sunday Ticket
  • PlayStation Video
  • PlayStation Vue
  • Twitch
  • YouTube

No word yet on a European release, but for those living in the U.S., Canada or Mexico, the device will be available in late October for $29.99 (MSRP).