Sony lists the PlayStation 4 entertainment apps available for launch

BBC iPlayer, Netflix, and Lovefilm will all run without a PlayStation Plus subscription.


Sony has detailed the entertainment apps that will be available when the PlayStation 4 launches across Europe on Friday.

18 applications will be available across various territories, with 10 available in the UK. These include the BBC iPlayer, Netflix, and Lovefilm in the UK, alongside Wuaki.TV in Spain, Watchever in Germany, and RTBF in Belgium.

All of the entertainment applications will be available without a PlayStation Plus subscription, Sony adds. Microsoft's Xbox One requires an Xbox Live Gold subscription for apps.

Following launch, Sony says over 20 applications will reach the PS4 before Spring 2014, including Game One, FilmoTV, and TuneIn.

The 18 apps (and their available territories) in full:

  1. BBC iPlayer (UK)

  2. BBC Sports (UK)

  3. BBC News (UK)

  4. Demand 5 (UK)

  5. IGN (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK)

  6. Netflix (Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom)

  7. Lovefilm (Germany, UK)

  8. Music Unlimited (UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, and New Zealand)

  9. Video Unlimited (Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK)

  10. VidZone (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK)

  11. RTBF (Belgium)

  12. NOS SPORTS (Netherlands)

  13. XIMON (Belgium, Netherlands)

  14. Watchever (Germany)

  15. Wuaki.TV (Spain)

  16. maxdome (Germany, Austria)

  17. Viaplay (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)

  18. Total Channel (Spain)

The PlayStation 4 launches across Europe this Friday, November 29. The machine has been available in the US and Canada since November 15.

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