Sony has announced that it will launch a Universal Media Remote for PlayStation 4 later this October that allows users to turn on the console, navigate the interface and apps, play Blu-ray discs and DVDs.
The $30 Bluetooth-enabled remote can also control up to three additional devices, such as a TV, set-top box and audio receiver.
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The company says that it will support a range of apps at launch, and more will be added later. Initially, it will work with Blu-ray Disc Player, Crunchyroll, FUNimation, HBO GO, Media Player, NBA GAME TIME, Netflix, NFL Sunday Ticket, PlayStation Video, PlayStation Vue, Twitch and YouTube.
➤ Universal Media Remote for PS4 Releases Late October [PlayStation Blog]