Also known as Update “Masamune”, Sony Computer Entertainment have confirmed the launch of System Software Update 2.0 for PlayStation 4 consoles. This is the next major update for Sony’s current generation console, bringing new promoted features and a handful of other goodies.
The update should automatically begin downloading the moment your console next connects to the internet, and will bring a number of new features and apps to the table including:
- Share Play: PlayStation 4 will create an online local co-op experience by allowing you to invite a friend to join your game – even when they don’t own a copy of it.
- YouTube: A dedicated app for YouTube is coming with v2.0, along with the ability to upload gameplay highlights directly from PS4 to YouTube by clicking the ‘Share’ button on DUALSHOCK 4. Be sure to check the PlayStation Store to download the YouTube app.
- Themes and colours: Personalise your home screen background with select themes and colors.
- Live broadcasting enhancements: Search filters, archived broadcast support and more have been added to Live from PlayStation
- Content Area and Library: Find and access your content quicker with a redesigned Content Area and improved filter and sort functions for the PS4 Library.
- USB Music Player: Insert USB memory with music in your PS4 and start playing your favourite tunes in the background.
- Players you may know: Get suggestions for gamers you may know in the ‘What’s New’ section
[List Source: PlayStation Blog]