Sony’s latest update for the PS5 might be its biggest one to date. Since its launch in November 2020, Sony’s latest console has been in very high demand, so much so that stocks run out the minute they are released. Though the situation has now improved with Sony claiming that the P-S5 shortage is over. With next-gen features and powerful specs, the PS5, alongside the Xbox Series X, is the best console to buy.
With the latest update, Sony has added a bunch of new features to the PS5. Version 7.0 of the P-S5 system brings new features for essential apps such as Discord, alongside a bunch of system improvements. Check out the full features here. POCO X5 5G India launch will be held on March 14!
1. PS5 Discord Integration
After more than 2 years of life, P-S5 has finally received Discord integration. Although users could previously link their PSN accounts to Discord, the ability was limited to gameplay sharing, rather than communication.
PS5 owners will now be able to transfer Discord calls to their console using their mobile or PC. After the update, users can directly join Discord voice chats from their PS5.
2. Variable Refresh Rate for 1440p display
Sony is adding Variable Refresh Rate support on the P-S5 for 1440p displays. This will enable smoother gameplay and improved visual fidelity in games. This is great news, especially for gamers who use monitors rather than TVs for gaming. More modes and HDMI options are now supported too.
3. Voice Commands
The 7.0 update also brings new voice command features to the PS5. Players can now capture the gameplay by saying phrases like POCO X3 Pro MIUI 14 Update: Get Ready for the MIUI 14 Upgrade! [Updated: 25 February 2023] “Hey PlayStation, start recording” or “Hey PlayStation, capture that”.
Although the DualSense controller already has a dedicated capture button, this feature will add another way for players to capture and share their gameplay.
4. Wireless DualSense update
Sony’s DualSense controller is one of the best in the market. However, to update it, players still needed to plug it into their PS5. Well no more! Sony has finally added the support for wireless DualSense update, meaning you will no longer see a “Your controller needs an update” notification and be forced to plug it in.