PS4 update 4.70 is live now and available to download from PSN
PS4 firmware update 4.70 is live now, weighing in at 340MB and PlayStation 4 owners can download it today from PSN.
This is a mandatory update and you’ll need to download it to make use of the PS4’s online functionality.
The main headline feature is better stability and performance for the PlayStation 4.
PS4 4.50 update – Features for new software set for release on March 9 Wed, March 8, 2017
PS4 4.50 update is due to launch March 9, here Express.co.uk run through the features.
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Main features in system software update 4.70
• In tournaments, you can now view match results for each player.
• This system software update improves system performance.
If you wish to update your PS4 by download the update via a computer, you can do so on the official PlayStation website.
The updates are getting close to the next big PS4 software version – version 5.0.
In case you missed it, here are the full patch notes for that update.
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Main features in system software update 4.50
• You can now use a USB storage device to install applications, or move applications from your PS4™ system storage.
• Use a USB storage device that meets the following conditions.
External hard disk drive
• USB 3.0 or later
• 250 GB minimum, 8 TB maximum capacity
• Select (Settings) > [Devices] > [USB Storage Devices], select the connected USB storage device, and then format it for use as extended storage.
* There is no guarantee that all USB storage devices are compatible with your system.
• The quick menu is now more user friendly. Party features, such as creating and joining parties, are even easier to access from the quick menu.
• Notifications have been redesigned. All notifications now appear in a single list.
• When using Remote Play on a Windows PC, Mac, Xperia™ Smartphone, or Xperia™ Tablet, you can now use your device's microphone for voice chat in games or in parties.
• You can now use screenshots to customize the background of your home screen and function screen. Select (Settings) > [Themes] > [Select Theme] > [Custom].
• You can now post screenshots directly to activities, such as those shown in [What's New]. Press the SHARE button, select [Screenshot], and then select [Activities] as the upload destination. Also, you can now tag games and fellow players.
• You can now post animated GIFs to activities and social applications.
• Your status is now visible as Mobile when you sign in to an application such as PlayStation App, even when you are away from your PS4 system. This means you are available to communicate with Friends.
• You can now make a party public or private even after the party has been created. Select (Party) > [Party Settings] > [Party Privacy].
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• PlayStation®VR now supports Blu-ray 3D™ content.
Other new or revised features in version 4.50:
• The PS4 system you use to sign in to PlayStation Network for the first time is now automatically activated as your primary PS4 system.
• As a parent or guardian, you can now easily create sub accounts for your children when creating your master account.
• You can now upload or download saved data right from the home screen. Highlight the game, press the OPTIONS button, and then select [Upload/Download Saved Data].
• You now have the option to share screenshots on PlayStation Network. When sharing, you can also adjust privacy settings.
• You can now launch SHAREfactory right from Capture Gallery. Press the OPTIONS button while viewing Capture Gallery, and then select [Edit in SHAREfactory].
• You can now change the color of your profile screen to match the cover image. On your profile screen, select Options > [Change Cover Image] > [Change Background Color].
• When reporting inappropriate content, you can now preview your report before sending.
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• The design of PS4 Remote Play for Xperia™ has been updated.
• When you receive a party invitation in Messages or PS Messages, you can respond with a quick reply.
• Your profile screen cover image on your PS4 system is now displayed in PS Messages.
• Cinematic mode image quality on PlayStation®VR has been improved.