Sony has announced model 7.00 of the PlayStation 4’s system software program, which facilities round updates to Remote Play and social gathering performance. The replace can be out there this week.
Remote Play will now allow you to stream video games out of your console to any Android machine working model 5.zero or above. This has truly been a characteristic on sure Android telephones since 2014, however solely ones made by Sony — now there’ll simply be a Remote Play app within the Play retailer for anybody to obtain. Sony added iOS compatibility earlier this yr, so the growth of Android help all the time appeared seemingly.
Meanwhile, the social gathering chat characteristic has doubled the variety of customers from eight to 16 and will have higher connectivity and audio high quality, Sony says. There’s additionally a brand new voice-to-text characteristic that transcribes textual content and shows it on the PS4 Second Screen cellular app, although it’ll solely be out there within the US for now. Sony didn’t say whether or not the characteristic will come to different areas.