Sky Go and Now TV heading to PlayStation 4 this summer

PS3 also getting Sky Go compatibility as a result of new deal

Sky and Sony have struck a deal that will see the former’s Sky Go and Now TV services available on the PlayStation 4. Sky Go will also be coming to the PlayStation 3 (which already features a Now TV app).

For the uninitiated, Sky Go is a service for Sky’s satellite customers, allowing them to watch on-demand and live content in line with whatever subscription package they already pay for. Included are all six Sky Sports channels, 11 movie channels, Sky Atlantic, Eurosport and more.

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Now TV is a contract-free streaming TV service delivering instant access to hundreds of movies on demand as well as pay-as-you-go access to live Sky Sports and shows including Game of Thrones, Mad Men and True Detective.

The move strikes us a win-win for both companies. It broadens Sky’s second screen reach and Now TV’s availability, at the same time as making the PS4 a more appealing entertainment device. The apps will appear on the PS4 and PS3 some time this summer.

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