BRIDG­ING THE GAP

PS4 Firmware Up­date 3.50 to In­tro­duce Re­mote Play to the PC and Mac

HWM (Malaysia) - - GAX - NEWSWIRE -

Ask and you shall re­ceive. Sony is fi­nally adding PC and Mac sup­port to the PlaySta­tion 4’s Re­mote Play fea­ture, al­low­ing gamers to in­dulge in their fa­vorite PS4 ti­tles through their desk­top or note­book PC.

This highly sought-af­ter fea­ture comes as part of the PlaySta­tion 4’s 3.50 firmware up­date, which should be pushed to all PlaySta­tion 4 own­ers later this year. If you’ve pre-reg­is­tered your­self to be part of the PS4 Sys­tem Soft­ware 3.5 beta trial, you should have al­ready re­ceived an email con­tain­ing the instructions on how to down­load the up­date.

Of course, the 3.50 up­date also brings about plenty of other in­ter­est­ing fea­tures, such as the abil­ity to ap­pear off­line,

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APRIL 2016 and the op­tion to be no­ti­fied when your friend comes on­line. You’ll also be able to sched­ule fu­ture gam­ing ses­sions to­gether with your friends as well. Don’t worry, you and your friends will au­to­mat­i­cally be added into a party when the planned ses­sion be­gins, so you won’t have to painstak­ingly round them up one by one your­self.

Also in­cluded with the up­date is the abil­ity to see what your friends are play­ing, mak­ing it easy for you to gate­crash their games, or coax them into join­ing a lobby that you’ve hosted. If your friends are the kind of peo­ple who be­lieve that en­gag­ing in friendly fire is more grat­i­fy­ing than ac­tu­ally win­ning, you can now livestream their looney an­tics di­rectly to Daily­mo­tion on PS4.

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