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HDR update hits PS4 today

The much-touted HDR technology will be rolled out to all existing PS4s today. HDR has overnight become one of the big buzzwords of the industry, and was one of the main features with which Microsoft chose to push the Xbox One S. A lot of time was also spent bigging …

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YouTube streaming, Twitter video uploads and UI tweaks among PS4 firmware 3.00 changes

The next operating system update for PS4 is bring a wealth of new features to the console. It’s likely to be welcome news for players, after a number of minor updates over the last few months offering ‘stability fixes’ and little else. PS4 firmware 3.00 is currently in the midst …

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Suspend/Resume coming to PS4 via software update tomorrow

Sony will roll out its 2.50 PS4 firmware update tomorrow (March 26th) ahead of Friday’s release of exclusive From Software title Bloodborne. Chief among the new features is the ability to suspend and resume games immediately on power-up, without the need to reload the title between game sessions. SharePlay and …

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Sony investigating PS4 update complaints as Driveclub PS+ Edition is put on hold

The ongoing problems with DriveClub and SingStar have now been compounded with several issues affecting PS4 owners who have downloaded the 2.00 firmware update. We are aware of issues reported by some PS4 users following the release of PS4’s latest system software update, v2.00,” Sony told MCV. We are investigating …

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PS3 adds wireless DualShock 4 compatibility

The latest PS3 firmware update has quietly added wireless compatibility for Sony’s latest DualShock 4 controller. The DS4 was already compatible with some titles when connected to PS3 via a wire, but this is the first time that it’s been usable wirelessly. Note that some compatibility issues remain and the …

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PS4 update will allow DualShock 4 lightbar dimming

An upcoming update to PS4 will allow users to lower the light emitted from their DualShock 4 controllers. GameTrailers journalist Geoff Keighley had claimed on Twitter that users would be able to shut off the light completely, but he was corrected by Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida who clarified that …

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Xbox One controller requires separate update for stereo headset adapter

Those intending to use Microsoft’s new stereo headset with their Xbox One will have to go through the unusual process of updating their controller’s firmware. Fortunately it’s a relatively painless process that should take less than five minutes in total. The required software arrived last week alongside Xbox One’s second …

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Xbox One March update tweaks multiplayer social features; Official stereo headset and adapter revealed

This week sees the arrival of Xbox One’s first software update but Microsoft has already detailed what will be included in the March update. Here’s what it will include, as detailed by Microsoft chief product officer Marc Whitten: Get to your friends list faster. The friends list will be front …

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EA retracts PS4 firmware instability claim

Electronic Arts claims a warning that blamed Sony for instability in PlayStation 4 games was posted in error. The original message,spotted by Polygon, has since been removed, but stated that the mandatory day-one 1.50 firmware update (provides some of the device’s major features)caused stability issues with games and that players …

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