Hulu Plus takes on Chromecast with its new “Remote Control” features

On Thursday, Hulu revealed that users can now use their Hulu app to transform their phones into remote controls for their gaming systems.

Piggy backing off of the success of Google’s Chromecast and their in console apps for XboxOne, PS3 and PS4, Hulu is now allowing both Android and iPhone users to remotely control their streaming services through their phones. This will allow users to more easily browse, select and play their shows through the mobile app for their larger TV screens.

While this service is currently limited to gaming systems, there is talk of it soon coming to newer smart TV’s and BluRay players.

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