Sony brings 4.0 update with HDR support for PS4




The 4.0 update for the PlayStation 4 is now available for download. The console Allows changes to the user interface, support for HDR and the possibility of transferring data between different PlayStation 4-systems.

Version 4.00 of the PlayStation 4 firmware brings the possibility of high dynamic range playback all versions of the PlayStation 4, reports Sony on the PlayStation Blog. HDR can, on televisions that support it, pictures of games and videos give a higher contrast. However, there will in the first instance no games that support HDR. Game Studios develop only told at the last minute that not only did the Pro version of the PlayStation 4, but also the normal and the Slim version support the function, writes Polygon.

To the user interface changes have been made, with new backgrounds, icons, and custom notifications and menus. The ‘pop-up menu, you can call up during a game, has been modified so that it no longer covers the entire screen. There are shortcuts to frequently used settings and functions, and the music apps are easier to control from this menu. In the main menu to make its folders, which games and apps can be grouped. The ‘what’s new’ page has changed and some social features have been added. The ‘community’s’ function now has a greater capacity of 100,000 members and includes the option to leave messages on the community pages.

It is now possible to connect to transfer all data from one PlayStation 4 to another system by both systems with a long-table. It was already possible to transfer data to another PlayStation 4 console on via the cloud, but this option is faster and according to Sony’s especially useful if you have upgraded your system to a PS4 Pro. The feature was already available for the PlayStation 3.


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