New PlayStation 4 Update Brings Remote Play To iOS Devices

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Sony has announced the release of a new update to the operating system for the PlayStation 4. Gamers who utilize iOS decides are going to love this release because it brings remote play to their fingertips! While remote play has been around for a little while now for PC and MAC users, now it’s available to Apple phones and tablets. The latest release to the console also includes a broadcasting quality update, and the ability to remap button assignments on the controller.

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Sony shared a statement via Twitter to show their excitement for the new update:

Starting today, you can stream your favorite PS4 games to your iOS devices with the PS4 6.50 update! Download the PS4 Remote Play app from the App Store to get started.”

The update is 460MB in size, and patch 6.50 is available to download right now. Check out the details on the new PlayStation 4 update, via Sony:

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.

Other Features

• 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.

What do you think about this update for PlayStation 4? Do you plan on utilizing Remote Play to stream games to your iOS devices? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below, and don’t forget to check out DFTG on Twitter for gaming and entertainment news live 24/7!

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Navy Veteran with a penchant for the FPS genre, Chewy has all aspects of the gaming community covered. Don't expect to see him on a console any time soon, however - though he has experience in all platforms, the PC Master Race has a firm hold on him.


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