PlayStation 4 News

Guide: How to Follow Developers on PS4

How to Follow Developers on PS4

Keeping close

One of the new features added as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.10 is the ability to follow developers and high-profile PlayStation employees. For a while now, these high-fliers have been represented on the system by a tick next to their name – but now you can follow them so that all of their activities will show up in...

Guide: How to Save PS4 Share Screenshots in PNG Format

How to Save PS4 Share Screenshots in PNG Format

Less lossy

Few could argue that the share button has become one of the most important additions to this generation. While external hardware has always unlocked the ability to save screenshots and capture video, the functionality just works on the PlayStation 4. However, the emphasis on JPEGs has resulted in images looking lossy and less defined...

Guide: How to Find Your Facebook Friends on PS4

How to Find Your Facebook Friends on PS4

Social gaming

Gaming is a great pastime individually, but it's even better when you share it with people that you know. Assuming that you're not a complete hermit, there's a good chance that you'll keep tabs on your pals through Facebook – and PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 makes it even easier than ever for you to connect with your...

Guide: How to Use Suspend and Resume on PS4

How to Use Suspend and Resume on PS4

Suspend your games in Rest Mode

Arguably the most anticipated new feature in PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 is the ability to Suspend/Resume your game in Rest Mode, meaning that you can put your console in a low power state, without ever needing to close the application. There is some setup required before this will work, but follow the...

Guide: How to Claim PS4 PlayStation Plus Games without Downloading Them

How to Claim PS4 PlayStation Plus Games without Downloading Them

Add to library

There’s a neverending supply of free next-gen riches available as part of your PlayStation Plus subscription, but what if you don’t have space on your hard drive to host them all? Previously, you were forced to download these wares should you want to add them to your account, but as part of PS4 firmware update 2.00, Sony’s made...

Guide: Can't Turn on Your PS4 from Rest Mode? Here's How to Fix Firmware Update 2.00 Issue

Can't Turn on Your PS4 from Rest Mode? Here's How to Fix Firmware Update 2.00 Issue

Solution to standby power problems

While we appreciate that we’re probably jinxing things by writing this, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 appears to have launched without too many setbacks. Bricked consoles are always a concern with enormous operating system overhauls like this one, but the system software refresh seems to have deployed...

Guide: How to Use Share Play on the PS4

How to Use Share Play on the PS4

Pass the controller

There are a ton of great additions available as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00, but Share Play is without a doubt the headline feature. This nifty tool allows you to create a kind of virtual couch environment, which enables you to “pass the controller” to an online friend, essentially allowing them to take...