Universal Media Remote for PS4 finally in Oz

Posted on October 5, 2016

The days where gaming consoles were simply used for just playing games has since long gone.   Now they are media hubs, entertainment centers and even mass storage devices.   Its not always simple to navigate all these tasks with your consoles gaming controller and thus the universal media remote was born.

For PS4 fans in Australia the long wait for one of these handy little gadgets has seemed like an eternity.   And now the wait is over!


Performance Designed Products and Sony have created the PS4 Universal Media Remote.   Available now at most retailers for approximately $49.95 its boasting a tone of great features.   The remote uses Bluetooth to control your PS4 and can also be setup to control up to three additional devices, including a TV, set top box and audio receiver.

Key Features

  • Intuitive Control: Enjoy a convenient way to navigate and control your PlayStation® 4 system with ease.
  • Command up to Four Devices: Control your PS4™system and up to three additional devices, including a TV, set top box and audio receiver.
  • Connects via Bluetooth:  Uses Bluetooth to control your PS4™ system.
  • Dedicated PS4 Buttons:   Includes the most important buttons for navigating system menus and apps including the Action buttons (triangle, circle, cross, and square), Share, Options, and PS buttons.
  • App Control:  At launch, the Universal Media Remote will be compatible with the following apps on PS4 (with more to come later):
    • Netflix
    • Stan
    • Presto
    • Quickflix
    • SBS On Demand
    • ABC iView
    • AnimeLab
    • Crunchyroll
    • YouTube
    • PlayStation Video
    • Blu-ray Disc Player
    • Media Player

So will you be buying one?