PlayStation 4 firmware update 5.0 – Details so far

Sony’s firmware update 5.0 for the PlayStation 4 has been detailed in a report by Eurogamer.

The update includes multiple new features for the console, including the ability to stream via Twitch at 1080p and 60fps.

Other changes include:

  • An overhaul of the console’s master/sub account system.
  • The ability to follow any user.
  • Addition of notifications to the quick menu.

The report stated that the update is aimed at “encouraging more sharing of content and more interactions”.

It will also allow for family accounts on the PS4, which lets users set parental controls on a per-account basis

“There will be a new web application to manage family accounts, and access parental controls/family membership options from your PC and smartphone,” stated the report.

No release date for the firmware update was detailed.

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