Playstation 4 system update 3.0 launches tomorrow, Sept. 30th

Sony has a new system update launching tomorrow that will add a lot of new features to the Playstation 4 console. The update was in beta for a bit but it seems the update is ready to roll out to all PS4 users. Update 3.0 will add a slew of new features and functionality to the console that are more than welcomed. Here is a quick list of some of the new features to expect out of the update:

  • A Playstation Plus app will be included on the menu bar to easily access all content pertaining to PS+ without having to dig through the Playstation Store.
  • The ability to share video clips directly to Twitter, similar to the screenshots feature.
  • YouTube will be added to the available services to live stream to thanks to the new YouTube Gaming service.
  • Screenshots can now be saved in PNG format with less compression.
  • Communities feature will include a forum-like community to discuss games and gaming related topics.
  • Stickers will be added to chat features, which are essentially emojis based on Playstation properties.
  • Events will be a new hub that notifies players about activities and live streams surrounding all of your favorite games.

For a more detailed analysis of these features and what else to expect out of update 3.0, visit the link below to check out the details via the Playstation Blog.

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Josh Faulkner

Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.