If this requirement is implemented, it could bring several benefits.
Although in the past it seemed unthinkable, in recent years it has been possible to see how PlayStation has chosen to release its exclusive games on PCbeing quite a surprise when they announced that Horizon Zero Dawn would be released on Steam. However, over time it has been seen that this was not limited only to Guerrilla Games, but has been extended to other licenses of the Japanese company.
To give examples of the latter, we can see not only that this affects games already released and with several years behind them, this being the case of The Last of Us Part 1, whose arrival on PC will occur at some point in the future yet to be determined. In the same way, it should be noted that the quality of these titles does not fall short, as you can see in our analysis of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered for PC in which the Insomniac Games title has been fully explored.
PlayStation website FAQ hints at future changes to PC gaming
Having said all of the above, it should be noted that in the section on frequent questions on the PlayStation website in relation to PC games it has been seen that there are different expressions depending on whether they are fixed or changeable itemsan example of the former being the fact that trophies not syncing with PlayStation Network profile trophies.
Now, it has drawn attention that the word is used currently in some answers, which could imply that in the future the situation could change, this being where it comes into play the requirement to have a PSN account to play PlayStation titles on PC and that it collects this expression, which would imply that this could change in the future.
It should be noted that this is not a coincidence, since, to give an example with direct competition, Some Xbox games on Steam require an Xbox Live account. However, it should be noted that this would bring certain benefitssince trophies could be synchronized and games transferred from PS4 and PS5 to PC and vice versa, this being a function that is also classified as Currently not available. Time will tell.