Here Are The Details For PS4 Update 5.50

News // PlayStation 4 // By pets_torrefranca // 07 February 2018

Here Are The Details For PS4 Update 5.50

The beta for PlayStation 4's next major software update 5.50 codenamed Keiji went live a couple of days ago. Those who were able to sign-up for the beta program are now enjoying and trying out the upcoming features for the PS4, for those who weren't able to sign up don't worry because Sony has also shared the information pertaining to the console's upcoming features.

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PS4 Update 5.50

First is the addition of "Play Time Management", a new feature which focuses on the console's Family Management feature. As the name suggests, parents/guardians will be able to control/manage each family member's playtime each day. This feature can be accessed using the PS4 or through the PC and smartphone by logging in to the PSN account using the device's web browser. Updates for the Library UI are also included in the upcoming update. Two new tabs will be added ("This PS4" and Name/Avatar tab), A new PS Plus icon, and Hide Applications option (see images in the gallery below).

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PS4 Update 5.50

The Quick Menu will also have improvements in the form of "pulldown menu" which will appear below the Friends Menu in order to access specific friends in the players custom list and shortcuts for Music controls i.e. "If you’re using Spotify on PlayStation Music, the ‘square’ button will serve as the shortcut for volume control. And when you’re on the Media Player or the USB Music Player, ‘triangle’ will work as the shortcut for play or pause, and the ‘square’ button as the volume control."

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PS4 Update 5.50

The upcoming update will also enable players to listen to their favorite tracks while streaming on PS Now together with the ability to delete old notifications. Not only that, players will also be able to import Custom Wallpapers/images from a USB stick and enabling them to customize their team's tournament page with their very own logo and background.

For those who own a PS4 Pro but does not have a 4K monitor, the new update will also come with a "Supersampling Mode" wherein high-resolution games designed for 4K will downscale to match the HDTV providing clarity boost for all games, PS4 Pro Enhanced on not. Check out some of the images below for more information and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.   

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Source: PlayStation Blog