PS4 System Update Beta Leak Reveals Supersampling Mode, Teams, And More Coming Soon
Sony has begun to invite beta testers to try out its upcoming PS4 system software 5.50, so naturally some of the newer features implemented within the update have started leaking online. The latest batch of PS4 System Update beta features comes to us by way of ResetERA, and appears to include a Supersampling Mode for the PS4 Pro, ‘Teams’, better content management options, and more.
Easily the biggest draw of the PS4 System Update beta is the new Supersampling Mode for the PS4 Pro. For those unfamiliar with the term, supersampling will allow Sony’s souped up console to internally render a game at a much higher resolution, at which point it then compresses the image into 1920×1080 pixels, which should make for a much sharper image. It is in essence the opposite of Boost Mode, where supersampling improves overall image quality rather than frame rate.
Another new feature coming soon are ‘Teams’, which appear to essentially be chat groups. The Teams feature will allow players to chat with their friends, play games, and attend events such as competitions. There may be other ways with which to utilize the new Teams feature, though the leak only provides us with so much information, and of course new features could always trickle down later.
Last but not least, a huge quality of life feature in the form of better content management have been introduced in the latest beta. PS4 users will be able to delete any and all notifications, as well has hide purchased content from their library in order to avoid seeing old demos and game betas. Again, the beta only recently began so there may be new features that spring up after the testers have more time to try things out, though this may be the bulk of what’s to come.
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