Games from Steam launched on the PlayStation 4

With the transition to the new generation of gaming systems, Sony has abandoned the specific architecture of the Cell and installed the PlayStation 4 is x86-64 from AMD. Enthusiasts took it as a great opportunity to make a console with PC games. The task was not easy, but quite feasible.

With the transition to the new generation of gaming systems, Sony has abandoned the specific architecture of the Cell and installed the PlayStation 4 is x86-64 from AMD. Enthusiasts took it as a great opportunity to make a console with PC games. The task was not easy, but quite feasible — user under the nickname OsirisX was able to run on PS4 Steam client and to achieve stable operation of most games at low to medium graphics settings.

While open Steam library was only on the PlayStation 4 with a hacked firmware version 1.76 and only running Arch Linux. For working 3D acceleration needed libraries from Fail0verflow and published video shows quite a working isometric action game Bastion. However, not the best example — the developers have long introduced a version of its games for PS4 and PlayStation Vita.

Source: Engadget