A PDP representative told Eurogamer that the remote is hopefully coming to Europe later this year:
Currently this product is for the N.American market only. We are in the process of getting this product made available for Europe. We hope to be able to for Q4 this year but [it’s] still to be confirmed.
Officially licensed by Sony, a PlayStation 4 media remote from PDP has popped up on Amazon and GameStop with a $29.99 price tag and an October 2015 release window.
Featuring wireless Bluetooth communication with the PS4, and IR communication with up to three additional devices (TV, Cable, AUX), the remote’s description says it has a “minimum 6 month battery life under normal use (requires 2 AAA batteries).”
Adding that you have complete control of all PS4 media playback, with dedicated buttons for PS4 Home and Power, here’s what you need to know about the PDP PS4 media remote:
The officially licensed Universal Media Remote for PlayStation 4 gives you complete control of all PS4 media playback via Bluetooth. Easily control up to 4 devices – PS4, Set Top Box, TV, and Audio Receiver – and enjoy direct access to the PS4 Home and Power buttons without a controller. Enjoy a convenient and hassle-free way to navigate and control your PlayStation 4 system from your couch.
- Complete Control via Bluetooth – The Universal Media Remote for PlayStation 4 gives you complete control of all PS4 media playback via Bluetooth.
- Command up to 4 Devices – Easily control up to 4 devices with the Universal Media Remote. Take charge of your PS4, Set Top Box, TV, and Audio Receiver with a single remote.
- Convenient & Hassle-Free Control – Enjoy a convenient and hassle-free way to navigate and control your PlayStation 4 system with ease.
- Dedicated Buttons – The Universal Media Remote for PS4 offers direct access to PS4 home and power buttons without a controller.
You can see more of the remote in the gallery below:
PS4 Media Remote From PDP Is Officially Licensed by Sony and Costs $29.99, Launches This October