Sunday, 27 May, 2018

What To Expect From The PS4 5.50 Update

Upcoming Update Features PS4 Supersampling Mode PS4 firmware 5.50 new features include library UI updates, Supersampling Mode, custom wallpapers, more
Delores Daniels | 07 February, 2018, 01:35

Another new option with the PS4 5.50 update will allow you to hide certain items from the Purchased list, which will likely be used for game demos, trials, and betas that you'll no longer want once the full game releases.

Play Time Management allows adults that have guardian privileges on the system to set time limits on how long children can play the console. Sony wrote, "If needed, the family manager/guardians can apply playtime restrictions to make sure that the child is only playing for a set amount of time or within set playable hours". The system is set up to notify your child during gameplay so that he/she knows when they should save and quit.

Family managers/guardians have the option to add extra game time through their smartphone or PC. Speaking of music, you'll be able to listen to tunes in the background while streaming games on PS Now. Two new tabs have been added to your library, the name/avatar tab and the PS Plus tab where you'll be able to see specific content upon setting.

Now, the beta period has started and we have a great deal more clarity around what we can expect from software update 5.5 thanks to a recent blog post.

In addition to all of these major features, there are a few quality-of-life improvements that gamers will surely appreciate, including the ability to delete older notifications; import custom wallpapers via USB; and customize your Tournaments team page. Images can be zoomed and cropped to get them looking just right.

From the dashboard go to Settings Themes Select Theme Custom Select Image USB Storage Device. Xbox One added play limits a year ago with the Creators Update, and the Xbox One X hardware has been able to supersample games since last November.

The PlayStation library will also see some updates making it easier to navigate through your available games. The Headset Companion app remains compatible, allowing players to load custom audio modes to enhance the audio in select games. There will also be a "PS Plus" tab that sorts out which games have been acquired by simply subscribing to the service, with lapsed players seeing a locked icon until their re-subscription.

We're closing in on the launch of the next PlayStation 4 system software update.

Now on to the quick menu improvements. PS4 Pro users also get a new "supersampling mode" under settings to deliver better visuals for TVs with a 1080p resolution or less. Through it, you're also able to search for games you own but don't now have installed. First off: I'm sorry, but Sony still isn't going to let you change your PSN username, no matter how much it reminds you of how your tastes have changed since middle school. "Please note performance will vary, as games are optimized differently to take advantage of the power of PS4 Pro". Background music may occasionally be unavailable, similar to when playing a game locally on the PS4.

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