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System Software 2.0

Discover the incredible features we’ve added in the latest PS4 system software update.

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Play with everyone

More ways to connect and share

  • YouTube

Share your gameplay videos with the world via YouTube – with a press of the SHARE button, upload your greatest moments to your channel, or watch the latest videos via the dedicated YouTube app on the PS4 home screen.

  • Share Play

Let a PSN friend try out your favourite game, or have them join you in a two-player match or co-op adventure – even if they don’t own the game.

  • Friend finder

Expand your PSN friends list with suggestions of people you may know and want to connect with and search for friends using their real name.

  • Live broadcasting

Check out live gaming action from a range of featured channels, follow your favourite channels, search for specific games and easily find friends who are broadcasting live.

  • Remote Play with Sony Xperia Z3

Play PS4 games on your Sony Xperia Z3 series smartphone or tablet by connecting with Remote Play.

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Play your way

Personalise your PS4

  • USB Music Player

Listen to music direct from a USB stick – just load your MP3, MP4, M4A or 3GP files and create your own soundtrack to your favourite games.
Learn about the music player.

  • Themes

Personalise your PS4 home screen and icons with a series of spectacular themes from PlayStation Store.
Find out how in our handy guide.

  • Home screen colours

Switch the background of your homescreen from the classic PlayStation blue to a rainbow of different colours.

  • Voice control

Talk to your PS4 and control various features in even more ways – just say “All commands” to see the voice commands available.


Streamlined storage

Organise your gaming

  • Content library

Access your 15 most used apps and games straight from your PS4 home screen – the rest will be in your Library and can be organised the way you want.

  • Add PlayStation Plus games to your Library

If you’re a PS Plus member, you can add your monthly games to your Library before they’re downloaded – making sure you get your games while saving space on your hard drive.