Sony’s new PlayStation four update model 5.00, codenamed “NOBUNAGA,” is obtainable for obtain in the present day, with a full characteristic rollout approaching October fifth. The update contains a big range of recent options and software enhancements, together with tweaks to PS4 Notifications, enhancements to the Messages app and enhanced 1080p, 60FPS Twitch broadcasting for PS4 Professional homeowners.
Whereas a lot of the update’s options had been unveiled in August previous to the 5.00 beta, in the present day’s PlayStation rollout announcement supplied particulars on one characteristic we hadn’t heard of earlier than: Team Tournaments. This characteristic will enable gamers to hitch or begin their very own groups and compete with different groups for “prizes and standing.”
These groups will likely be comprised of 1 team founder and his or her captain(s) in administration roles, with common team members filling out the remainder of the roster. In keeping with Vice President of PlayStation Advertising Mary Yee, gamers will be capable of be part of as much as a most of 60 completely different groups – every of which can have its personal customized team web page that lists team member data, upcoming occasions and extra.
To begin with, the tournaments gamers can compete in will likely be restricted to a few particular video games: Uncharted four: Thief’s Finish, Uncharted: The Misplaced Legacy, Mantis Burn Racing and World of Tanks, however extra will likely be added down the road.
Team Tournaments is not the one new characteristic making its option to the PS4 in 5.00. The console’s “Observe” perform will now enable customers to comply with anyone they select (slightly than simply “Verified Customers”) and the Messages app is getting new stickers, the power to share tunes with your mates by way of PlayStation Music, and in-chat web site previews at any time when a hyperlink is posted. You possibly can obtain the brand new firmware right here.