PS4 System Software / Firmware Update 1.70 Incoming, Details Available

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15h ago - Following up on their previous update, today Sony revealed some details on PS4 System Software / Firmware Update 1.70 which includes Share Enhancements and HDCP Off, may include PlayStation 4 game sorting and is incoming next week according to industry insider Tidux via NeoGAF.

Below are the details, to quote: "One of the touted features to be included in PS4 Firmware Version 1.70 was an editing suite. While Sony didn’t provide any details about what exactly the suite would allow you to do, any upgrade is a welcomed upgrade from the Share feature’s current video editor.

According to AV Forums user Cha1ky (via avforums.com/threads/ps4-firmware-update-1-61.1855953/page-6#post-20478251), the video suite might not be ready in time for the upcoming update. When asked by members of the forum about the arrival date of the update, Cha1ky stated that it should be “this month... around [April] 22nd-25th.”

A day before Sony officially announced firmware 1.70 and its features, Cha1ky leaked what it would include in a...
 

Sony Announces PS Vita 3.12 System Software Update, Details Arrive

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3w ago - Just a few days ago Sony released PS Vita Firmware 3.10, and today they have updated it once again to PlayStation Vita 3.12 System Software with the changes below.

Download: PS Vita Firmware 3.12 (US) Update / PS Vita Firmware 3.12 (EU) Update / PS Vita Firmware 3.12 (JP) Update

To quote Sony PlayStation on the PS Vita System Software 3.12 Update via Twitter:

Heads-up - PS Vita 3.12 system update launching soon, improves system stability during use of some features

To recap from the previous article, what the PS Vita 3.12 Firmware Update fixes: Some PlayStation Vita consoles with 32 GB Memory card either shut themself down or go into a constant reboot...
 

Sony Announces PS Vita 3.10 System Software Update, Details

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3w ago - Following up on their previous PlayStation Vita Firmware update, today Sony Platform Marketing Manager Sharon Kapitula has announced PS Vita 3.10 System Software Update with details below.

Download: PS Vita Firmware 3.10 Update (US) / PS Vita Firmware 3.10 Update (EU) / PS Vita Firmware 3.10 Update (JP)

Shortly following, some new PlayStation Vita Exploit Games for Firmware 3.01 and 3.10 surfaced from katsu, heleius and qwikrazor87 for TN-V from Total_Noob.

To quote: Hi everyone! The next system software update for PS Vita, version 3.10, will be available for download beginning later today.
 

PS4 System Software / Firmware Update 1.62 Live, Details Available

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4w ago - Following up on their previous update, today Sony has released mandatory PS4 System Software / Firmware Update 1.62 live with the changes detailed below.

Download: PS4 Firmware 1.62 Update (US) / PS4 Firmware 1.62 Update (EU) / PS4 Firmware 1.62 Update (JP)

New for PS4 Firmware / System Software Update v1.62

  • Image quality for some applications has been improved.

From Chris Owen (via twitter.com/Envisager_/status/445850953049452544) to quote:

PS4 Firmware 1.62 is now live, brings system stability fixes.

Finally, from Sony's PlayStation 4 System Software Update page:

PlayStation 4 System Software Update Version 1.62

  • Operation quality during use of some PlayStation 4 format...

 

Sony Introduces Project Morpheus: Virtual Reality (VR) System for PS4

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4w ago - Sony Worldwide Studios President Shu Yoshida officially introduced Project Morpheus ($249-299 targeted price), a Virtual Reality (VR) System for PS4 today at the Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2014 with details below!

To quote: Greetings from GDC 2014! Earlier this evening, I had the pleasure to introduce Project Morpheus, SCE's prototype virtual reality (VR) system that works with PS4. Virtual reality is the next innovation from SCE that we believe will shape the future of games.

I have long dreamed about VR and the possibilities it brings in regards to game development. This new technology will deliver a sense of presence, where you as the player actually feel like you're inside the game and your emotions feel that much more real.

Our current prototype for Project Morpheus features a head mounted display with 1080p resolution and a 90 degree field of view. Accelerometer and gyroscope sensors built into the head mounted unit as well as PlayStation Camera accurately tracks head orientation and movement, so as your head rotates, the image of the virtual world rotates intuitively in real-time.

Project Morpheus also features our new 3D audio technology that re-creates stereoscopic sounds in all directions and changes in real-time depending...
 







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