Sony Computer Entertainments is all set to release a new system update 3.50 codenamed as MUSASHI for PlayStation 4 tomorrow, on April 6th.
PlayStation 4 System Update 3.50 Releasing Tomorrow
The long-awaited update was teased with some of its features previously by the company and recently, Sony on their blog revealed detailed updates and information. As per the update changelog, this brings massive improvements and changes such as remote play on PC and Mac, changing online status and resolution and much more.
Following is the detailed changelog revealed by Sony Computers on their blog,
New Social Features
On your Profile tab, we’ve added a new option called ‘Online Status.’ From here, you can choose to ‘Appear Offline.’ This could be useful if you want to play games or watch movies without your friends knowing you’re online.
Friend Online Notification:
Now you can choose to get notified when your friends come online. To receive notifications, select a player on your friends list, press Options, and select ‘Notify When Online.’
User Scheduled Event:
On the Events tab, we’re adding the ability to schedule gameplay sessions with your friends. Just select ‘Create Event,’ and you’ll be able to make an invitation for an upcoming gameplay session.
This feature allows all members of a Party to see what each person is playing so that you can easily join a friend’s game, or start a new game together.
Other New System Features
Remote Play (PC/Mac)
With this update, we’re expanding PS4’s Remote Play capabilities to work with Windows PC and Mac.
Remote Play on PC / Mac is compatible with the following system software:
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 10 or later
- OS X 10.10
- OS X 10.11
You’ll be able to select from the following resolution and frame rate options, depending on your Internet bandwidth.
- Resolution options: 360p, 540p, 720p (Default: 540p)
- Frame rate : Standard (30fps), High (60fps) (Default: Standard)
Additionally, besides the official PS 4 Update 3.50, the company is also releasing PlayStation App version 3.50 which includes the following features,
- User Scheduled Event
- Users can schedule gameplay sessions with friends
- Dailymotion has been added to Live from PlayStation
- Other players’ shared activities appear in your activities
The blog posted a short video as well over the YouTube, giving an overview of the new system update. Have a look into it below;
Source: PS Blog