PS4 is due for another major firmware update, sign-up for beta now
PlayStation 4 is scheduled to get another major firmware update real soon, probably firmware 5.0 update. The scale of the upcoming update is sure to be huge as PlayStation has invited PS4 players to sign-up for the update beta testing in coming weeks.
Currently, the latest PS4 firmware version is update 4.72, with the last major update being update 4.50 released in March. If you remember, players who took part in the beta of update 4.50 will remember that they got to preview major new features like custom wallpapers, external HDD support, longer video saving, boost mode for PS4 Pro, and voice chat for PS4 Remote Play.
Players can sign-up to get access to the beta update coming soon to PS4 and the sign-up offer is available in all regions. For Europe region, sign-up for Beta update here. For the North American region, sign-up here.
Some of the most demanded features for the next PS4 update include:
- PSN username change
- Ability to check progress on game trophies
- Ability to better manage game library and game folders
- Removing demos and game trials from library
- Custom themes with sound profile
- Wishlist feature in PS4 store
- Ability to gift games to friends
- Removing game DLCs without having to delete the whole digital game install
- Black pop-up notifications for trophies achieved