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PlayStation4 system software update version 4.01

Author: Administrator Date: 05.10.16 Language:

New for 4.01

  • The voice chat feature in parties has been improved for some circumstances.
  • This system software update improves the quality of the system performance.

New for 4.00

  • The following system screens have been redesigned for improved usability: 
    • [What's New]
    • Content info screens
    • The Share menu
    • (Library)
    • Player profiles
  • A new Quick Menu gives you easy access to various features.
    • Create a party for players who are gaming with you, or send messages to them.
    • View trophies for the game you are currently playing.
    • Check if your Friends are online.
    • Start Share Play, or start a broadcast of your gameplay.
    • Control music playback.

You can also customize the Quick Menu by choosing the items that will appear.  Just select [Customize] from the Quick Menu.

  • You can now choose a cover image for your profile. On the profile screen, select   (Options) > [Change Cover Image].
  • You can now create folders to arrange your games and applications. On the home screen, focus on a game or application, press the OPTIONS button, and then select [Add to Folder].
  • You can now transfer all your games, saved data, captures, and settings from one PS4™ system to another. This is useful if you're replacing your PS4™ system with a new one. Select   (Settings) > [System] > [Transfer Data from Another PS4].
  • In  (Live from PlayStation), you can now let players know you like their screenshots and video clips by adding a comment or by selecting  (Like).
  • The number of messages that can be saved in   (Messages) has increased. Newly added players to your group will now be able to see the group's previous messages.
  • The following features are now available for  (Trophies).
    • You can now see details for hidden trophies. Go to the details screen for a trophy, and then press the  button.
    • You can now view trophies saved on your PS4™ system, even if your system has no network connection.
    • The rarity indicator for trophies has improved functionality. 
  • Privacy settings are now available for each of your individual games. You can hide your activities and trophies on a per-game basis. Select   (Settings) > [PlayStation Network/Account Management] > [Privacy Settings] > [Sharing Your Experience] > [Hidden Games].
  • (Communities) is now displayed on the function screen. The following Community features are also now available:
    • You can now reply to original posts on a Community Wall.
    • You can post screenshots directly to a Community Wall. From the Share menu, select [Screenshot] > [Communities].

Other new or revised features in version 4.00

  • If you need to enter text while using Remote Play, you can now use the keyboard for the connected computer or device.  
  • The YouTube™, Twitch™, and dailymotion™* apps now support broadcasts in 720p (at 60 fps).
  • A notification message now appears to let you know that your Friend request was accepted.
  • It’s now easier to manage your downloads in   (Notifications).  Items in the list will download in the order displayed.  To start downloading an item immediately, select it, and then select [Download Now].
  • When you report inappropriate content, you can now add a comment about it.

* Only verified partners can use this feature with dailymotion™.