PS4 major system update ‘Masamune’ goes live today


The major Playstation 4 system software v2.0, codenamed Masamune, arrives today.

The update adds new features like Share Play. Sony say it also addresses some of the “most highly requested features from the community.”

You can look forward to features like YouTube integration, music player, ability to find players you may know, sorting options for PS4?s game library, and themes that change the look of your home screen.

“This is the biggest update we’ve delivered to date for PS4.” – Sony.

Here’s the top features you can expect with Masamune:

· Share Play: PlayStation 4 will create an online local co-op experience by allowing you to invite a friend to join your game – even when they don’t own a copy of it
· YouTube: A dedicated app for YouTube is coming with v2.0, along with the ability to upload gameplay highlights directly from PS4 to YouTube by clicking the ‘Share’ button on DUALSHOCK 4. Be sure to check the PlayStation Store to download the YouTube app
· Themes and colours: Personalise your home screen background with select themes and colours
· Live broadcasting enhancements: Search filters, archived broadcast support and more have been added to Live from PlayStation
· Content Area and Library: Find and access your content quicker with a redesigned Content Area and improved filter and sort functions for the PS4 Library
· USB Music Player*: Insert USB memory with music in your PS4 and start playing your favourite tunes in the background
· Players you may know: Get suggestions for gamers you may know in the ‘What’s New’ section
PS Vita and PS TV update

The Vita will also receive update v3.35.p for PS Vita and PS TV, which includes four-player Remote Play support for PS TV. The Live from PlayStation app will also be added, which allows you watch game streams from PS4 on both your PS Vita and PS TV devices.

Lastly you can update your mobile PlayStation App which will include a redesigned home screen, and a new layout for tablets.

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