Sony Interactive Entertainment released today PS4 6.50 Firmware update, which adds Remote Play for iOS devices and more.
Aside from the PlayStation Vita and PC being able to do a remote play, Sony has now allowed other devices such as iOS or Android to play your games anywhere. To download the app, head to their respective App Store such as the Google Play and App Store for iOS devices.
To use the remote play on devices such as iOS, players will be using an on-screen controller to navigate their way to the game and the dashboard of the PS4.
Here are the complete patch notes for PS4 6.50 Firmware Update:
Main Features in Version 6.50 Update
- You can now enjoy Remote Play on iOS devices. You can use (PS4 Remote Play) to connect your PS4 system from devices such as smartphones and tablets. Download (PS4 Remote Play) from the App Store.
- You can now choose 720p when you broadcast using Niconico Live. This service is available only in certain countries and regions.
- You can now change the button assignment to perform “Enter” operations from the Circle button to the X button. Select (Settings) > [System], and then select the checkbox for [Use X Button for Enter]. This option is available only for specific countries and regions.
Download the new firmware update by going to the Settings option and choosing the System Software Update. Make sure you have enough disk space available to download the firmware.
For those looking forward for some big features will be disappointed as the new firmware update only adds remote play function for iOS devices and nothing more. Let’s hope in the near future, we will get some new features, despite knowing that PS5 is releasing soon.
Stay tuned for more developing updates in regards to new firmware updates on the PlayStation 4. Who knows what new features Sony will release in the near future!