Those who use their PS4 heavily for things like movie or TV show watching may find themselves wishing they had a regular remote rather than a controller, and one is coming very soon. PDP is releasing the Cloud Media Remote very soon, and now the release date has been set for later this month.
For those unfamiliar with the remote, the following is a breakdown from the official Amazon page:
“Simplify your set-up and effortlessly control your entertainment with the cloud remote for PlayStation4. The cloud remote uses Bluetooth wireless technology to manage media playback of PS4 streaming and live apps, and Includes controls for power, input, and volume for TVs. Programming the remote is straightforward with the downloadable PDP cloud remote App, which uses advanced cloud technology to auto-detect devices connected to the PS4 for hassle-free remote programming. With the remote’s compact design that features the most essential buttons for successfully navigating your entertainment, you’ll have all your controls under One thumb!”
The PDP PS4 Cloud Media Remote will release on September 18th, with the price being set for $29.99. If you’re someone that watches a lot of Netflix or YouTube on your console, then this might just be worth picking up.