PS4 Firmware 2.0 “Masamune”: Here Are List of Hidden Features And Changes Discovered So Far

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Yesterday, Sony released the first major firmware for PlayStation 4. The firmware added ton of exciting new features such as Share Play, USB Music Player, Themes, Pause Download and many more. You can check out the full patch note of PS4 firmware here.


Apart from the changes listed in the patch note, PlayStation 4 firmware 2.0 added some secret features as well. We have complied the list of it below, check them out. If you have discovered some additional feature in PS4 firmware 2.0 let us know in the comment section below.

  • When you get a trophy there’s a PS button notification, and if you press it, it takes you to the trophy you just earned.
  • You can set how long to charge your controller or devices when the console is in standby so it won’t be always on or always off.
  • Massive Audio Improvement To Party Chat
  • In Game Sessions section in the Friend List
  • If you watch a Twitch stream on the PS4 you can use emotes such as Kappa.
  • Now you can “force” to look for update on games. If you click “Options”-button their now is a choice that says “Look for updates”
  • When watching Live Streams, now you can browse through the list without stopping the broadcast you were currently watching. It will minimize it to a thumbnail while you are on the list.
  • You can use chroma key for camera when streaming, stream party chat, move the camera on the overlay, and sub from live from PlayStation
  • If you hover over the party icon (on the home screen), existing parties will cycle through the members so you can see who is in it without having to even click the icon.
  • When downloading an application/game, if you press on the app tile, instead of showing a progress bar with the percentage completed, it now shows the amount downloaded/total amount to load game with an estimated time for completion.
  • The PS4 camera can now do chroma key(green screen) in streams. This way you can cut out the background of the video.
  • Mouse can be used now
  • Twitch Icons are now compatible with Live From Playstation
  • You can edit your overlay and move the face cam position during streaming

Source: Reddit