Sony has finally nailed down a date for its long-awaited PlayStation Now program, which allows users to play older titles from PlayStation's past via streaming gameplay.

The open beta launches on PlayStation 4 in the United States and Canada on July 31and shortly thereafter on PlayStation 3 and Vita. PlayStation Now will also eventually work on select Sony TVs as long as you have a DualShock 3 controller.

Games like Dead Space 3, Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus, Ultra Street Fighter IV, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be among the first on the service.