Sony has released the latest system update for PS4 and PS5comes with new features and new user interface improvements.
This is the second PS5 system software beta, and it comes with new ways to personalize across group chat, Game Base, and accessibility settings. The PS4 system software beta comes with the community-requested Open Party feature, which will also be available in the PS5 beta.
Those in the US and UK participating in the PS5 beta will also be able to preview a new feature that allows voice commands to find and open games and apps, as well as control media playback.
With the new party chat option, you can have both open and closed parties. There’s also an update to voice chat reporting that provides visual indicators for you to identify who’s talking.
You can now also start Live Sharing from the voice chat card, which means you won’t need to start Screen Sharing first. Speaking of voice chat, you can now also individually adjust the voice chat volume of each player in a party on PS4 – just like PS5.
On PS5, some fundamental improvements include: voice chats are now called parties, you can now see all your friends in the Friends tab in the controls menu, you can now You can add a player to a group or create a new one directly from the Game. Based in Control Center, there is now an online icon that will show up when someone on your team is sharing their screen, and it’s now easier to decline a friend request with the addition of Add the Decline button in the friend request list.
New PS5 UI features have also been added. These include the ability to filter your game collection by genre, you can now keep the games or apps of your choice on your home screen by selecting “Keep in Home” with the options button, the the beta update increased the homescreen app to 14, a Trophies UI update was rolled out, changed the visual design of the trophy cards and trophy list, and you now have You can start Screen Sharing from the Create menu.
Six more languages have been added to the Screen Reader, which reads text on the screen aloud and provides voice instructions for operating the control panel. These languages are Russian, Arabic, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, and Korean.
The beta update also adds mono audio to the headphones, and you can now show a check mark on enabled settings so you can see that they’re enabled.
Moving on to the US and UK limited release Voice Command preview, this feature is in early beta and will allow voice commands to find and open games, apps and settings , and it can also control media playback on PS5. This feature is currently only available in English.
To get started, you need to enable Voice Commands in the Settings menu. After you’ve done this, you’ll need to say “Hey, PlayStation” and ask your PS5 to find a game, open an app or settings, or control playback of a movie, TV show, or song.
Sony says the final version of this system software update for PS4 and P55 will be available globally by the end of this year.
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