Remote Play
How to setup Remote Play with a PS5.

PS5 Remote Play to PS4

Cronus Zen supports the PS5 Remote Play feature when gaming on a PlayStation 4 console. Some players have taken advantage of this to play their PS5 Games that are not supported by the PS4 Speciality workaround.
Remote Play to PC is not currently supported when using Zen.

How to Enable Remote Play on PS5

In order to Remote Play the PS5, you'll first need to prepare your console. Go to Settings
Power Saving
Features Available in Rest Mode and ensure that Stay Connected to the Internet and Enable Turning on PS5 from Network are turned on.
Next you'll want to go to Settings
Remote Play and turn on Enable Remote Play. This should be all the setup that's required, although you may need to return to this Settings menu if you're unable to connect to your console automatically. You'll do this through the Link Device option.

How to Remote Play PS5 Games on PS4

Sony recently updated the Remote Play app on the PS4, allowing you to stream your next-gen games to the older console. Setup is super straightforward. Once again, ensure that Remote Play is enabled on your PS5 using the steps outlined above. Then, simply load the Remote Play app on the PS4 and search for your console. Once you're connected, you'll be able to play PS5 games on your PS4 using the Cronus Zen.

Is your PS4 optimized for Remote Play?

  • Set your PS4 console to turn on for Remote Play by visiting Settings
    Power saving settings
    Set functions in standby mode.
  • Go to Settings > Remote Play Connection Settings
    Enable Remote Play.
  • Update the system software to the latest version. Select Settings
    System Software Update.
  • Perform a network speed test on your device. The minimum required connection speed for Remote Play is 5Mbps for both upload and download. Go to Settings
    Test Network Connection to learn your upload and download speeds.
  • Make sure the network NAT type is Type 2 or less. Learn your NAT type by launching the PS4 Remote Play application, then click Settings and choose the Information tab.
  • You can change the remote play video quality by starting PS4 Remote Play and selecting Settings
    Remote play video quality
If your connection is not strong enough to support Remote Play, please visit the PSN connection optimization page for tips on how to boost your connection speeds.

Remote Play Restrictions

  • Some games do not support Remote Play
  • Games that require peripherals such as PlayStation VR or PlayStation Camera aren't compatible with Remote Play.
  • You can't use Remote Play on your PS5 console or PS4 console in the following situations:
    • When you're using Share Screen or Share Play, or broadcasting your gameplay
    • When users are using Remote Play, Share Play, or Share Screen, or broadcasting their gameplay
    • When you're playing a Blu-ray Disc or DVD
    • When you're using PS VR in VR mode
  • The following restrictions apply when using Remote Play:
    • You can't use Share Screen or Share Play, or broadcast your gameplay.
    • You can't play a Blu-ray Disc or DVD.
    • You can't play music with Spotify.
    • Some or all video content might not be displayed on your device depending on the game or video service.
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