Sony today announced a list of major features that will be available in the upcoming PS4 update, version 3.50. One of the major feature that will be available in the update is Remote Play will be no longer limited to Sony Android cell phones. Instead, PS4 users will be able to play their PS4 on their Windows laptop/desktop or Mac through Remote Play. Another long-awaited feature which will be available is the ability to log in to PSN but appear offline to friends. Now, with the update, you will receive a notification every time a friend logs online. Here’s the big list of upcoming features in the 3.50 update:
- Friend Online Notification – Want to know the moment your friends come online? With this update, you can, as we’ve added an option to be notified when members of your friends list sign in on the network. Notifications can be tailored to certain friends.
- Appear Offline – Sometimes you want to play a game or watch a movie without being interrupted. Now it’s easier to go incognito as we’ve added the option to appear offline. You can designate if you would like to appear offline when you log-in or at any time from your Profile or the Quick Menu.
- User Scheduled Event – Now it’s easier to organise a game session. We’ve added the ability to schedule a future gameplay session with your friends on the system. When your event starts, users who registered for the event will automatically be added to a party so you can start playing right away.
- Remote Play (PC/Mac) – We’re bringing PS4 Remote Play to Windows PC and Mac. This feature won’t be available to test in the beta, but you can look forward to it soon.
- Dailymotion, new service partner in Share feature – Dailymotion, an additional live streaming service, will become available for PS4 users to enhance their broadcast experience. Like other live streaming services available on PS4, users will enjoy the following features: Activity Feed, What’s New Broadcast Info Tile, Live Detail and Live from PlayStation.
The update will be available for download to beta tester tomorrow, March 2nd.