PS4 2.50 system update available now

PlayStation 4 owners can now update their devices to version 2.50, codenamed “Yukimura,” which brings an “onslaught of features.” Here’s what’s in the update:

  • Suspend/Resume: Supported by nearly all PS4 games, you can jump in and out of your games with a press of the PS button. Quickly switch from Rest Mode to being powered up so you can pick up where you left off.
  • Backup and Restore HDD to USB: Backup and restore your hard disc drive data associated with PS4 users, including settings, saved data, screenshots and video clips as well as games, patches and download data, to and from an external USB drive.
  • Improved and Expanded Accessibility Options
    • Customized button assignments for DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller
    • Zoom for displayed pictures and inverted colors for all system functions, apps and in-game
    • Text-to-speech for all graphical user interface, including iMessage and Party
    • Enlarged text for all graphical user interfaces, including Message and Party, as well as the system’s browser
    • Bolder fonts and higher contrast UI for all system applications (but will now apply to games or third-party applications).
  • Remote Play and Share Play- For games that support 60 fps, users will be able to automatically those games with 60 fps for both Remote Play and Share Play on supported devices.
  • Automatic Installation for System Software Updates– Enable automatic installation for future system software updates.
  • Sub-Account Upgrade– Enables users 18 years of age or older with sub-accounts to upgrade to a master account directly on PS4, removing restrictions on chat and enabling users to add funds to their Wallet, buy content and more.
  • Verified Accounts– Select game developers, producers, designers and community managers will receive a verified badge.
  • Dailymotion– Upload video clips directly to Dailymotion via the Share button.

PlayStation Vita and the mobile PlayStation app also received system software updates, adding complementary features to the PS4’s. PS Vita version 3.50 and PlayStation App version 2.50 add new accessibility options, including enlarged text, increased contrast and more. The update also enables PS Vita to support 60 fps streaming for Remote Play.

Source: PlayStation Blog

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