PS4 Gets Its First System Update, Version 1.50

/ 6 years ago


Sony PlayStation 4’s first update has been released. Version 1.50 of the system software will add or enable a number of features Sony promised to add to its next-gen console. PS4 owners will be able to update the system software via the Internet, using the update file on a compact disk (CD/DVD), or download the update to a USB flash drive and then copy the update to the system.

Key aspects of the update are as following:

  • Remote Play
  • Second Screen Support
  • Game play capture and share support
  • Broadcast / Spectate gameplay support
  • Play as you download
  • Multi-login support for up to 4 users
  • Face recognition & voice command support
  • Background music player support
  • Online Multiplayer support
  • Blu-ray & DVD playback support

Beyond all of the 1.50 System Software features and additions, Sony has also release an iOS and Android application for free. The app does a number of things like see what your friends are playing as well as compare trophies/games played.

With the app you will also be able to chat with your friends and receive both game alerts and invites. If that isn’t enough you can Browse the PlayStation 4 store. You can also use the app to take advantage of the second screen support that is offered in the 1.50 system software.

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