What’s NEW in PS5 and PS4 Latest System Software Update?

Sony released new update to their consoles today!

There’s A LOT NEW!

PS5 and PS4 system software updates are rolling out globally today and upcoming is an overview of the latest features that you will be using from now on with the release of:

  1. PS5 latest system software Version (22.01-05.00.00)
  2. PS4 version (9.50)

Quick Links: Unable To Get The Latest Update?

  1. How to Upate PS4? (Video Guide)
  2. How to Update PS5?
  3. PS4 Update Error?
  4. PS5 Update Error?

Spoiler Alert: It really is just a PS5 Update Actually!

What’s New in PS5 Update?

Here’s an overview of the PS5 latest system software Version: 22.01-05.00.00:

  1. On PS5, the Game Base UI will be enhanced and Trophy cards
  2. Accessibility features like mono audio for headphones.
  3. PS5 players with accounts registered to the U.S. or U.K. will be able to test drive a Voice Command (Preview) feature that lets them find and open games, apps, and settings, as well as control media playback with their voice (English language setting only).
  4. How to apply game presets on your console,
  5. Pin videos and apps to your screen while you play,
  6. Share your screen with friends,
  7. Also the new Pro Tips cards in the Control Center.

Both PS5 and PS4 Share Some Features

One common feature that was released on both the PS4 and PS5 is the ability to create or join Open and Closed Parties and as PlayStation said:

Thanks to support from our beta participants, we’re introducing some fan-requested features to our global community today, like on PS5 and PS4 consoles.

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PS App and PS Remote Play New Features

If you are a PS app user then you will be enjoying the below latest feature from now on:

  1. Users will be able to create or join Open and Closed Parties through the app.
  2. An updated the PS App Game Base UI to make it easier to access the Friends, Parties and messaging features, delivering a consistent player experience with PS5.
  3. You will now enjoy a new dark mode based on your phone settings.
  4. Will get to choose from new Screen Reader languages for both iOS and Android, including Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Finnish, Swedish, Turkish, Greek, Thai and Chinese (traditional and simplified).

Many Users are facing update issues as there are some bugs and some features that were pulled off specifically from the PS4 users.

A Meme Summarizing the Latest Update


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