Report: PS4 Share Play Sessions Last An Hour

by Matthew Kato on Aug 15, 2014 at 07:12 AM

Gamers have been waiting to be able to jump into their friends' sessions ever since Sony teased the feature for the PS4 before launch. At Gamescom, the company announced the Share Play feature, and it looks like there may be certain perameters.

Share Play allows a friend to play along with you or take over your game remotely on your PS4 if you're a PlayStation Plus member. However, they don't have to be a PS+ member or own or download the title themselves. The feature is coming via the system's 2.0 update this fall.

According to French site, Sony Europe's Jim Ryan says that sessions last an hour, and that competitive Share Play sessions require that your friend have a PS+ membership.

Gamespot adds that Sony says that the number of individual 60-minute sessions you can host is unlimited.

[Sources: via Attack of the Fanboy, Gamespot]


Our Take
We're not sure what steps are required to renew a 60-minute session, but should the hoops not be too obnoxious, it's a small price to pay for a cool feature.