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PlayStation 4 PC remote-play coming in the next v3.50 MUSASHI update

by Ron Duwell | March 1, 2016March 1, 2016 6:02 am PDT

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PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.50, code-named MUSASHI, will allow players to stream their PlayStation 4 games through a home PC. The update bring’s Sony’s console up to speed with the Xbox One in that regard.

Sony detailed the update on PlayStation Blog, and v3.50 provides a few other updates that fans have been requesting for quite some time, like being able to appear offline while watching movies or not being in a very a social mood.

New Social Features

  • Friend Online Notification – Want to know the moment your friends come online? With this update, you can, as we’ve added an option to be notified when members of your friends list sign on the network.
  • Appear Offline – Sometimes you want to play a game or watch a movie without being bothered by friends. Now it’s easier to go incognito as we’ve added the option to appear offline. You can designate if you would like to appear offline when you log-in or at any time from your Profile or the Quick Menu.
  • User Scheduled Event – Time for a play date! We’ve added the ability to schedule a future gameplay session with your friends on the system. When your event starts, users who registered for the event will automatically be added to a party so you can start playing right away.
  • Play Together – This features allows all members of a Party to see what each person is playing so that you can easily join a friend’s game, or start a new game together.

Other New System Features

  • Remote Play (PC/Mac) – We’re bringing PS4 Remote Play to Windows PC and Mac. This feature won’t be available to test in the beta, but you can look forward to it soon.
  • Dailymotion – With this update, you’ll be able to live stream directly to Dailymotion on PS4. We’ll also support archiving live broadcasts, like we do for other streaming services.

Sony will shortly begin the beta test for this new update, code-named MUSASHI, and it will provide more details on its release after it has been tested.


Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...

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