We bring to you the features included in the next Gen console’s latest update package, read on for more

What’s new?

Official Sony PlayStation blog repot
Official Sony PlayStation blog report

Monday, 27th October, the official PlayStation blog was updated with the news that the latest OS update (version 2.00) for the next gen beast, named “Masamune” was ready to roll on Tuesday, 28th . The blog also informed us that the update for PS Vita and PS TV will get an update (version 3.35) and the PlayStation app (v2.0).

Some delightful add-ons

The Masamune update will feature the Share Play functionality for assisting the users to create their own network and play co-op even if they don’t own the game (dope!). Screen Share and passing the controller ‘virtually’ or just enjoying the same game at a time is also supported now and are noteworthy updates.

Broadcast yourself!

PS4's new broadacasting featres explained
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A new and helpful Youtube integration lets the user to directly upload the video from their console to Youtube in just a single tap of the SHARE button on the DualShock4 controller. Although the company is ready to deliver a new Youtube app that could be downloaded from the PlayStation store but the former feature can also broadcast the stream.

PlayStation Store
PlayStation Store

The official Youtube video regarding the update can be viewed here

Connect, Customize, Celebrate!

The update will also add in a new feature called “What’s new” which triggers the news feed. Friends of friends suggestions and Live broadcasting updates and a new feature that lets you to simply plug in a USB device and play your favourite music in the background are also noticeable features.

Appearance and aesthetically intensive upgrades are also featured on the Masamune update and would let you change the themes and colors like for example the update will come pre-built with the COD : Advance Warfare and Destiny themes.


This update is actually a big thank you gift from the company to the users for making their next gen console a huge success and thus they promise to serve the users with the best they can offer. What feature would you like to see in the coming future updates? Tell us in the comments 😉

Source : Official PlayStation blog

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