PS4 Firmware Update 5.50 Beta Is Now Available For Download; Some New Features Revealed

PS4 users can now download the latest firmware update that was announced as a closed beta last month. This beta firmware update should be available to download if you have applied for the beta test. There are not many details surrounding its features so far so it should be interesting to see what kind of difference it can bring for the PS4 users.

The beta firmware update should be live in European region but it hasn’t started to roll out worldwide. The following changes have been confirmed by the users who have it installed on their PS4.

  • You can now delete notifications that you received so they are no longer floating on the dashboard.
  • You can now hide games that you purchased in your library. No longer beta/demo will keep taunting you as purchased games.
  • You can now turn on notifications through a shortcut once friends become available online.
  • You can enable an option that allows every game that runs at a higher resolution on the PS4 Pro to get supersampling down to 1080p.
  • You can now create Teams on PS4 for various social activities like participating in a Tournament or setting up a chat.

We will share more changes as they are discovered by users. In the meanwhile, you can have a test of the beta firmware yourself on PS4 to see if there are any noticeable changes.

Let us know if you have managed to install this beta firmware on your PS4 in the comments below.

Khurram Imtiaz

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