PS4 Firmware Update 6.50 Adding Some New Features Is Available Now
There is a brand new firmware update available for the PS4 today adding some new features. It is a nice change of pace from the traditional stability updates.
Sony has released the next major firmware update for the PS4. This PS4 firmware update version 6.50 implements the ability to remote play on iOS devices. The full changelog can be seen below.
Main features in version 6.50 update
- You can now enjoy Remote Play on iOS devices. You can use(PS4 Remote Play) to connect to your PS4 system from devices such as smartphones and tablets. Download(PS4 Remote Play) from the App Store.
Other features in version 6.50
- You can now choose 720p when you broadcast using Niconico Live.This service is available only in certain countries and regions.
- You can now change the button assignment to perform “Enter” operations from thebutton to thebutton. Select(Settings) > [System], and then select the checkbox for [UseButton for Enter].This option is available only for specific countries and regions.
So what about the download size? Well, this seems to be a modest firmware update in term of the download size. It might vary depending on the region but the current file size for this new update is 442 MB for the standard and 995 MB for the recovery firmware update.
The good thing is that at least, there are some new features included in this PS4 firmware update instead of general stability updates that have been the norm.