Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 compact come with PS4 remote play.
How It Works
Setting up PS4 Remote Play is easy. First make sure your PS4 and Xperia Z5 are both connected to the same local Wi-Fi.
Then, after downloading the PS4 Remote Play app onto your phone, navigate to the Remote Play Connection Settings on your PS4 and select “Add Device.” This provides you with a code to connect your Xperia Z5 and your PS4.
For the best experience you’ll want to pair a DualShock 4 with your Xperia Z5 by launching the PS4 Remote Play app on your phone and tapping “Register.” After you’ve followed the instructions to pair your DualShock 4, tap on “Next” in the PS4 Remote Play app and wait for Remote Play to connect. If it doesn’t automatically connect tap “Skip” and input the code from your PS4.
- Don’t forget to connect your PS4 and Xperia Z5 to the same local Wi-Fi network. With PS4 Remote Play you can keep playing in your room, in the kitchen, on the front porch, or anywhere else in your home where you have a Wi-Fi signal.
- The Xperia Z5 fully supports DualShock 4 — pair it with the official Game Control Mount GCM10 (shown below, available separately) for maximum flexibility.
- If you choose not to use DualShock 4, you can still play on your phone by using the onscreen controls.