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The Latest PS4 System Software Update 7.00 Adds Remote Play Android Support

PlayStation 7.00 update
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Sony has released an article on its official website which is about the software update for PlayStation 4 which will be version 7.00. It will be launching worldwide this week. Many new things are coming with this update which including Party and Remote Play features. Sony has revealed a lot of features about the update which includes a much better and newly enhanced Party prior to the beta which is coming earlier this summer. Down below are all the features of Update 7.00.

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PS4 System Software Update 7.00 Features

Party Feature Update

First is the party feature update, there are many PS4 users who love to play with their friends or other community members, for that the party feature has been rebuilt which includes new features and services. For PS4 fans who love to play alongside their friends or other community members, the Party feature has been rebuilt to include new features and services including:

• Maximum number of Party users increased from 8 to 16
• Network connectivity improved
• Audio quality improved
• Accessibility support with Chat Transcription has been added (US Only)

With this update, the user will experience better network connectivity and audio quality. Moreover, beck-end has now been improved as well as network connectivity and which allows users to overcome connectivity issues that were previously experienced when connecting with other users.

This Party App will offer a new Chat Transcription feature for US users through the PS4 Second Screen App on your smartphone or other mobile devices. These new features support US English and convert party voice chat to text, or it enables you to enter the text that is read aloud to other party members. Furthermore, while using mobile to connect to your PS4 during a Party, you will see a new Party tab has been added where the new functionality is available.

Remote Play

Remote Play can now be used on mobile and tablets which are running Android 5.0 or higher. All you need to do is just download the PS4 Remote Play App from the Google Play store to use the feature. As for the iPhone or iPad users, the app has been updated so you can now display the controller at all times and lock the screen orientation. Moreover, the player can use their DualShock 4 wireless controllers through Bluetooth for Remote Play on an Android, iPhone, iPad, and Mac. But you would need to do is an update to Android 10, iOS 13, iPadOS 13, or macOS Catalina which is releasing this October in order to use this feature. As a reminder, a PS4 system with a wired connection via a LAN cable is recommended.