PS4 Firmware 3.0: These Are The Top 8 Unannounced Features/Changes That Were Cut From Official Changelog


Yesterday, Sony released a brand new PlayStation 4 firmware 3.0. The update added a ton of new features and fixes numerous nasty bugs and glitches. However, not all changes and new features were covered in the official changelog of PlayStation 4 Firmware 3.0, many were left out.

PS4 Firmware 3.0 Hidden Unannounced Changes

There are 8 big changes/additions which were left out of the patch note for PS4 Firmware 3.0, we have listed them below for you. Take a look. If you have discovered any other hidden change or addition do let us know in the comment section below, we will update this post with it.

Friends List Categories

There is no longer separate categories for your friends (online, all, etc.). Instead, your friends list is now “All Friends” and default sorted by online, busy, away, offline. It can be sorted by name by pressing the options button.

Ability to Disable Trophy Screenshots

To toggle this off, press Share > Share Settings > Screenshot Settings > Uncheck “Take Automatically When You Earn Trophy”.

PS+ Cloud Storage Space

You can now see the PS+ cloud storage space available when uploading saves to the cloud. Check out the screenshot below.

PS4 Firmware 3.0 Cloud Storage Space

The Capture Gallery is Tiled

The Capture Gallery app now displays game lists in tiled fashion like the library instead of the vertical list it used to use.

Friend Groups Notify All Members Added

When making a friend group, it seems that they are instantly adding those users to chat groups, with join and leave notifications sent to everybody in that group. This means you cannot have your own private grouping of friends.

Deleting Messages Now Labeled as Leave

There is no longer an option to delete messages. This is now done through the “Leave” option.

The Web Mouse has been Change

The mouse image is now a larger black mouse with a white and black border around it.

Video Speed

You can now fast forward or rewind captured videos up to 120x.