PS4 firmware 5.55


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Main features in system software update 6.00

This system software update improves system performance.

 

Main features in system software update 5.50

 

  • As a family manager, parent, or guardian, you can now monitor your child's time played (the amount of time they've spent logged in to the PS4™) and set restrictions accordingly. To manage play time settings for each child, select  (Settings) > [Parental Controls/Family Management] > [Family Management].
  • You can view your child's total time played for the day.
  • You can limit how long your child plays per day, and set playable hours to prevent play late at night or other unwanted times. Restrictions can be set for each day of the week.
  • When the set play time ends, a pop-up notification appears repeatedly on the screen to let your child know that they're out of play time. If you choose, the PS4™ can automatically log your child out when play time ends.
  • You can also extend or shorten your child's play time on the day they play.
  • You can view and manage your child's play time anytime from your PC or smartphone using the (PlayStation App) or by visiting this website. playstation.com/acct/family

 

The following features have been added to (Library).

 

  • [PlayStation Plus] will now appear if you were ever a PlayStation®Plus subscriber. You can keep track of all your free PS Plus games.
  • You can now hide games and applications you no longer need from [Purchased]. Highlight a game or application, press the OPTIONS button, and then select [Do Not Show Content Item in [Purchased]].

 

 

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/support/system-updates/ps4/

 

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PS3:


 

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About PlayStation®3 system software update version 4.82 (including 4.80 and 4.81)

PS3™ system software version 4.82 was released on November 14, 2017. Version 4.82 adds or updates the following features.

New for 4.82

This system software update improves the quality of the system performance.

 

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/support/system-updates/ps3/

 

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PS Vita:
 

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Main features in system software update version 3.68 (including 3.67, 3.65, 3.63 and 3.61)  

PlayStation®Vita system software version 3.68 was released on April 10. Version 3.68 adds or updates the following features.

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/support/system-updates/ps-vita/

 

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PS4 firmware 4.73

 

 

Downloading this later tonight. Anyone tried it yet?

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GameOverRob
On 17/08/2017 at 4:20 PM, Andrew said:

Downloading this later tonight. Anyone tried it yet?

No, thoughts?

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PS4 firmware update 5.00 has been released

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 3 October 2017 10:17 GMT

 

The big, anticipated PS4 firmware update 5.00 is now available to download.

 

Firmware version 5.00 for PS4 was announced back in July, with the beta starting in August.

 

It looks like the update is ready for live users, as it’s only just started rolling out on PSN. The download comes in at 374MB, which is small enough.

 

Firmware update 5.00 brings a host of new features. Chief among them is the ability for PS4 Pro owners to stream at 1080p, 60fps through Twitch, and an updated family and accounts management system that allows parents to easily manager other accounts.

 

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Severely underwhelming update, with simple feature additions that should have been included from the beginning. 

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Just received 5.03 on my PS4 Pro. Don't know why it is not showing on the above mentioned link yet.

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Andrew

OP / title updated

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New update 5.56 is out...

 

Changelog not available.. Just got it on PS4 Pro.

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New update 6.02 is out...

 

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Custom wallpapers from USB

One major feature that was included with the 5.50 update beta trial was the ability to customise the PS4 home screen with your own images from a USB stick.

To get started, save your pictures into a folder named “IMAGES” on your USB stick. Ensure this folder is at the top of the USB directory, i.e. not saved within another folder. Note the max image resolution is 1920×1080 for PS4 and 3840×2160 for PS4 Pro.

Then with the USB stick connected to your PS4, select Settings > Themes > Select Theme > Custom > Select Image > USB Storage Device. Once your image is selected you can zoom and crop it, all while seeing in real time how it looks on the home screen.

You can also customise the thumbnail of group message threads with images taken from USB. Select Messages > Select Message > Group Settings >Image> Change Image> USB Storage Device

Play Time Management

Another major update is Play Time Management. This feature gives Family Managers (and adult family members set as Guardians), the ability to control when and for how long each individual child can play for. Playtime can even be set to vary depending on the day of the week, for example you could allow your child to play for two hours between 4-7pm during the week and then for 4 hours between 8am-8pm on the weekend.

This joins a long list of parental management features already available, including the ability to individually set what each child in your family on PlayStation Network (PSN) plays, watches and accesses online. All these features can be accessed on your PS4 via Settings > Family Management.

 

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