Sony has just released PlayStation App firmware 2.0. It is now available for download on iOS and Android. As per the details revealed in the changelog, this latest firmware for PlayStation App makes it work faster and more responsive.
The wait is finally over, Sony has just updated Playstation App to v1.70. It update is available for download for both iOS and Android users.
This firmware for Playstation App is pretty important one as it gives users an option to upload their own profile picture directly from the application, to be used as PSN avatar.
Previously, there was a limitation as players were only allowed to use their Facebook profile picture as their PSN avatar. You can read below full changelog of Playstation App firmware 1.70 below.
PlayStation App v1.70 Update
Push Notifications, Friend Requests and More: This new PlayStation app update will give you the option to receive Push Notifications for select PS4 updates you want to receive, such as gameplay Invitations, Game Alerts or Friend Requests. You can also receive Friend Requests via email or text messages with the app update. Also, it’s now easier to change your profile picture right from your mobile device by uploading an image from your photo library, or taking a photo using your in-device camera.
Notification alerts are now supported.
Thumbnails are now displayed for screenshots and video clips that are posted to Twitter or Facebook® as activities. (To use this feature, you must have a Twitter or Facebook account.)
Resolutions for iPad 2 and iPad mini are now supported.
Pictures you take on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch can now be set as your profile picture.
You can now send a PSN℠ Friend request to your friend using email or text.
Stability during use of some features has been improved.
The last minute preparation of Playstation 4 launch has already began, after releasing Playstation 4 firmware 1.50, Sony has now released the official Playstation App for Android and Apple as well.
You have the download link for both Android below for you. PS4 arrives on November 15 in North America and on November 29 in Europe.
Take your PlayStation experience with you on your mobile device with the new PlayStation App! Always be ready to game with features that keep you connected to your gaming friends and the games you love to play. Push games from PlayStation Store to your PS4 system and be ready to game at home.
With the PlayStation App installed on your mobile device, you can:
See what your friends are playing, compare trophies, and view your profile or recent activity.
Chat with your friends; receive notifications, game alerts, and invitations, and then use your mobile device as an on-screen keyboard for your PS4 system.
Browse PlayStation Store, pick-up the latest hit games and add-ons, and then push them to your PS4 system so they are ready when you get home.
Take advantage of the in-app second-screen features, when available, for greater challenges and control.
Quickly access PlayStation system guides, manuals, and PlayStation Blog.
A Sony Entertainment Network account and PS4 system are required to use all of this application's features.
Sony has announced on its official playstation blog that the latest version of Official PlayStation App 1.05 will be available for download tomorrow. Gamers can download this latest version of Official PlayStation App iTunes App Store and Andriod Marketplace.
This latest application is also compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch OS 4 and above and also with Android compatible handsets OS 1.6.
Here is the complete list of supported countries and languages:
Finally, Sony has released the Official PlayStation App at App store for iPhone, iPod and iPad users and at Android marketplace for Android users that too for free, isn't it simply cool?
I'm using it on my Android and belive me guys it's really standard quality application to have. Specially for gamers it's really useful widget. You can simply login with your PSN ID and can see your friends and trophies. You can also read PlayStation Blog to be updated with PlayStation games news and previews. Sony has confirmed to bring more features in future updates.
To get the application just launch your App store or Android marketplace application, search it and download it for free.