PlayStation 4’s next major firmware release is 3.50. It’s been codenamed Musashi, and it’s now set to release tomorrow, April 6. The update brings with it a slew of features both major and minor.
Of the major variety, 3.50 will bring PC and Mac remote play to the PlayStation 4 experience. This comes with limitations and OS requirements, of course. Here’s how the PlayStation Blog breaks that down for users.
Remote Play on PC / Mac is compatible with the following system software:
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 10 or later
- OS X 10.10
- OS X 10.11
You’ll be able to select from the following resolution and frame rate options, depending on your Internet bandwidth.
- Resolution options: 360p, 540p, 720p (Default: 540p)
- Frame rate : Standard (30fps), High (60fps) (Default: Standard)
So, yeah, expect a solid framerate and resolution if your network and the game in question supports it.
Once the update goes live, you’ll need to download the Remote Play installer as well. You can find that here.
3.50 will also let you appear offline to other users, select notifications for when specific friends hop online and other social stuff.
What do you think of Musashi?