PlayStation Now PS Vita and PS TV open beta starts next week

PlayStation tvSony has announced today that it will be starting the open beta PlayStation Now service on both its PS Vita and PlayStation TV on October 14th 2014.

The open beta of Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming game service will be available on PlayStation TV when the microconsole launches later this month.

The US PlayStation blog reveals both PlayStation TV and the PS Vita hardware its based on will carry PS Now’s beta version starting October 14th – the same day PlayStation TV launches in North America.

PlayStation Now launched in beta for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 owners in North America earlier this year.

The new Sony PlayStation TV console is currently available to preorder with prices starting at $100 for just the PlayStation TV box without a controller. You could also hand over $140 for the PS TV box and a Dualshock 3 controller, 18GB memory card and a copy of the Lego Movie video game.

Sony is hoping to launch their new PlayStation TV in across Europe, starting with the UK, on November 14th 2014 priced at £84.99 or €99.99. There’s still no concrete word on when Sony will launch the PlayStation Now service in Europe.

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