PlayStation 4 Firmware Update 1.7 Is Live!

ps4 firmware 1.7Looks like the PlayStation 4 feature set is about to grow again with firmware update 1.7, which is now live for the PlayStation 4! Users can begin downloading it immediately.

What can you find in firmware update 1.7?

  • An all-new video editor, SHAREFactory, that lets you customize your shared video clips
  • The removal of the HDCP protocols so gameplay can be captured via HDMI
  • Users can now save video and screenshots to a USB stick
  • Preordered games on the PlayStation Store can now be preloaded before launch
  • New Share settings, such as setting the default recording time
  • Twitch and UStream archiving
  • Strength settings for the lightbar
  • The ability to sort trophies by rarity
  • PayPal integration for the PlayStation Store
  • New voice commands for the PlayStation Camera

The video editor is a very welcome tool, bringing the PlayStation 4's Share tool one step closer to the functionality of the more robust Upload Studio on Xbox One. Read more about it here!