To play the exciting lineup of PS3 games on your PS4 console, you need to ensure you meet the following requirements. You must have a PlayStation 4 system, a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller, a PlayStation Network account, and an Internet speed of 5Mbps or greater.

Once these requirements have been met, playing PS3 games on your PS4 is easy to accomplish by taking the following steps:

  1. Access the Content Launcher or Library.
  2. Locate the PlayStation Now application in the Store.
  3. Download the PlayStation Now application. You may need to enter your birthdate or provide your PlayStation Network account information.
  4. Choose either Subscribe or 7-Day Free Trial.
  5. Enter your credit card information or choose to continue with your saved card information.
  6. Launch the PlayStation Now application once it has downloaded.
  7. Search through the over 400 available games and select the one you want to play.

How to Play PS3 Games on PS4 Using the PlayStation Website in 14 Easy Steps

It is also possible to subscribe to or initiate your free trial of PlayStation Now from the PlayStation website. Take the following steps:

  1. Navigate to playstation.com.
  2. Select either Start Trial or Subscribe Now for your preferred option.
  3. Enter the Month, Day, and Year of your birth and click Submit.
  4. Click Subscribe.
  5. Type your email address into the Sing-In ID field. If you do not have a PlayStation Network account, click Create a New Account button and create an account first.
  6. Enter your password into the Password field.
  7. Check the Remember My Sign-In ID checkbox if desired.
  8. Click the blue Sign In button.
  9. Enter your credit card information or choose to continue with your saved card information.
  10. Select Subscribe to complete the process.
  11. Access the Content Launcher or Library on your PS4.
  12. Navigate to Applications.
  13. Select PlayStation Now.
  14. Search through the over 400 available games and select the one you want to play.

These simple, step-by-step instructions will have you playing your favorite PS3 games in no time. If you have any trouble logging into your PlayStation Network account, use Sony’s Trouble Signing In? link. You can also get general PlayStation help in their Help Library. Feel free to ask questions or share your experiences in the comments below.

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