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All the secret features you missed in the new PS4 system update

PS4 Update 3.50 Hidden Features

Earlier this week, Sony unleashed system software update 3.50 for the PlayStation 4. The addition of Remote Play for PC was certainly the highlight of the update, but given a few days to tinker with their consoles, gamers have found several other new features that weren’t announced before the update went live.

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These are all relatively minor changes, but they should each help to improve the user experience in some capacity. For example, it is now possible to turn off screenshot notifications. These could be especially frustrating if you were attempting to take multiple screenshots in a row as the notification would appear in the shot.

Speaking of screenshots, a NeoGAF user noticed that the screen that the PS4 captures when you unlock a trophy is now instantaneous, rather than taking a couple of seconds like it used to. The trophy notification will also appear on the screenshot even if you have the trophy notifications turned off.

Tired of people wandering into your party when you forget to lock it? With 3.50, you can now set a size limit for the party, so that when everyone you invite enters the room, you won’t have to worry about any stragglers appearing later.

Additionally, Sony has added support for up to 4TB hard drives, fixed USB music playback (which had been broken for quite some time) and given users the option to remove players from the “people you may know” section of the friends list. Here’s a video showing off some of the new features in action:

Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.