PS4 4.50 Update: Complete Patch Notes Here

By Ben Lindon , Updated Mar 28, 2017 07:56 AM EDT
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PS4 Firmware just got another update rolling out significant changes. It has been revealed that the PS4 Pro now enables a new Boost Mode. In the meantime, latest reports reveal that the PS4 sales have outperformed the Xbox One sales in February 2017.

Storage Needs For PS4 4.50

PS4 gamers should note that at least 324MB of free space is needed to get the new firmware. The full patch notes for version 4.50 update has already been revealed and a USB storage device may now be used to install and move applications from the PS4 system storage to an extended storage. In addition, the quick menu has become more user-friendly with features like creating and joining made easier to access.

The PS4 update also redesigned the notifications to appear in a single list. Gamers may also now use screenshots for a customized background of the home home screen and function screen. A visible Mobile status is also added so that gamers may be available to communicate with Friends even when away from the PS4 system, Gearnuke reported.

Other features of the PS4 update include the option to share screenshots on PSN with privacy settings. Gamers may also upload or download saved data from the home screen. Moreover, the design of the PS4 Remote Play for the Xperia has also been updated and the cinematic mode image quality on the PS VR has also been improved.

PS4 Tops Sales In February

In other news, the PS4 outperforms its competition in last month's sales, extending its win streak another month. A Sony representative confirmed that the console was the No. 1 overall home console in the US considering the sales for February. Meanwhile, Microsoft noted that global Xbox One game hours in the previous month jumped 11 percent year over year and global unique multiplayer users jumped 35 percent in growth compared to the previous year.

PS4 has several exclusives including "NieR: Automata" and "Gravity Rush 2." However, the Xbox marketing boss Mike Nichols revealed that backwards compatibility games like "GTA IV" and "Halo Wars 2" have helped drive engagement on the console last month. The NDP Group is also set to announce the top-selling games for February 2017, Gamespot reported. Check out more about Update 4.5 in the video below:

 

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