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Sony details PS4’s 3.50 system software update, adds remote play for PC and Mac users

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Sony Computer Entertainment has announced the availability of the beta version of the next update of the PlayStation 4, for players who have registered. The manufacturer has listed the new developments that are deployed.

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The Sony manufacturer is preparing the release of the next major update to the PlayStation 4. This firmware 3.50 (codenamed Musashi) is available for download as part of a beta program for players who have registered in the program.

It is through the PlayStation Blog, Sony Computer Entertainment has listed the innovations that are set with this update.

It is notably the appearance of Remote Play on PC and Mac, functionality previously confirmed by Shuhei Yoshida and that will turn our console games on our computers.

Here is the complete list of additions to the beta firmware 3.50:

  • 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.