PS4 4.0 update, Folders, offline trophies, search function, better UIs and more

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  1. Globalisateur

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    " One big change is that the menu now only covers a portion of the screen, meaning you don’t need to leave gameplay entirely. One big change is that the menu now only covers a portion of the screen, meaning you don’t need to leave gameplay entirely."

    hurray xbox 360 guide :D

    that is really handy indeed. Hopefully it have lots of feature integrated

    "search for specific games and apps via text input."

    why no voice input :(
     
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    You can already launch apps and games with voice. No reason to add a search step to that.
     
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    Maybe he wants voice support for INSTALLING games.

    PlayStation, install Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 and be quick about it!

    :D
     
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    Huzzah for folders! :yes:
     
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    Change avatar name/gamertag - when will it ever come?

    Also - UI refresh I assume will mean UI will prioritize your installed streaming video apps over the dozen of uninstalled apps I have to flip past every time I want to reach HBO or Netflix.
     
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    English UI shots

     
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    Can someone explain to me like I'm a Nintendo user what "folders" means on this PS4 update?
     
  9. DrJay24

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    Folder "FPS" has the launchers for COD, Destiny and BF in it.
     
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    Oh, so it's a customized Start Menu from like Windows 98? { Launcher Menus }

    That is a nice feature.
    Is it nice enough to allow for a game being in multiple folders at the same time?
     
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    But it's only limited to apps on the front dashboard :(
     
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    Finally! No more endless line of games in whatever random order.
     
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    Gaffers say that recording limit can be set at 30 and 60 minutes. :)
     
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    Random? It's ordered by last played. It was never that complicated or hard to deal with to begin with. If you want to play an older game you could go to the library and sort in multiple ways.
     
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    I'm in the beta, currently downloading the update.
     
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    Random in that when you're looking for a game you haven't played for ages, your brain doesn't have the order of last played. It would be easier alphabetically, for example. Or just not in a loooooong single line. Which is why they're fixing it.
     
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    Interesting stuff not described in the official 4.0 preview is that you can also view the trophies of the current game while in the quick menu as shown in this video

    [​IMG]
     
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    You can sort alphabetical from the library.
     
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    And you've been able to cap the recent list at ten items for a very long time.
     
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    This update is really good, may be placebo but i think the UI is snappier overall, very happy with the share 30/60 minutes options.
     
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