PS4: Update 3.50 features


An update to the system software for PlayStation 4 systems was released on 6th April 2016. You can use this to update your system software to version 3.50.

Always update your PS4 system to the latest version of the system software. By updating, you can enjoy additional features, improved usability and enhanced security.

Main features in system software update 3.50

Main features in system software update 3.50

  • You can now create events. Select  [Events] > [Create Event], set the date and time, number of players who can join, and other details, and then send invitations to players you want to play with. You can also create events in [Messages].
  • Play Together has been added to  [Party]. For online multiplayer games that support the Play Together feature, you can automatically invite other players and start game sessions immediately.
  • Notification messages are now displayed when Friends go online. You can change the setting in  [Settings] > [Notifications] > [When Friends Go Online].
  • You can now change your online status to offline, even if you are actually online. When you log in to the PS4™ system, select [Log In With Online Status ‘Appear Offline’] from the options menu. You can also change your status from your profile screen or the quick menu. However, please be aware:
    • Within a game, you may appear online to other players.
    • Your use of social features (such as ‘Share’) may be visible to other users.
    • When you sign-in on PS3, PS Vita or PS TV, you will appear online.
  • You can now use Remote Play on a computer (Windows® PC or Mac) that has PS4 Remote Play installed. To do this, download the PS4 Remote Play app, install it, and then connect to your PS4™ system.
  • You can now broadcast gameplay on dailymotion™.

Other new or revised features in version 3.50

  • You can now send event or party invitations to groups or communities.
  • You can now share other players’ activities. In What’s New, for example, select an activity to share, and then select ‘Share Activity’.
  • When uploading screenshots or video clips, players can now tag others they’ve played games with. To choose who can tag you, select  [Settings] > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] > [Privacy Settings] > [Sharing Your Experience] > [Tags].
  • Depending on the content, verified accounts are now displayed on the content info screen so that you can follow the accounts more easily.
  • PSN Status: to quickly check the status of the PlayStation Network Services, you can view this via Settings > Network.
  • Teen Account Creation: Teens (aged 13 – 17 years) can now create their own account and start playing in offline mode until parents approve the account and complete the parental control set up at their leisure.
  • PlayStation Plus Hub: Plus members can now enjoy easy access and management of their online storage. You can also see from your PS Plus Games which of your friends also play your monthly Plus games.


  • Do not download or install the update using data other than the official update file provided online by Sony Computer Entertainment. Do not download or install updates by methods other than those described in the system documentation or on this website. If you download or install update data from a different source, by a different method, or on a system that has been altered or modified in any way, the system might not operate properly and might not be able to install the official update data. Any of these actions can void the system warranty and affect your ability to obtain warranty services and repair services from Sony Computer Entertainment.
  • Do not install system software soon before or soon after a power outage.
  • Do not turn off your system during the installation. Interrupting the installation can cause your system to be damaged.
  • You might not be able to use some applications or content without first updating the system software.

Source: Sony Playstation


Posted on April 6, 2016, in Gaming, Support, Updates and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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