Friday, June 9

PS5 beta update brings back folders, 1440p and more | Digital Trends Spanish

A new system software update beta version has been released on July 28. Playstation 5 which brings back folders, adds 1440p support, screen sharing requests, and more.

Sony has used beta versions of system software to test upcoming features and additions to its consoles since the PS4. Users can opt in for the chance to be selected to test these new features before they are finalized and rolled out to all consoles. Previous betas have revealed new features like voice commands, new social features, and VRR support. Those selected to participate in these betas receive an email with a download code.

Described in an official publication of the playstation blogSony announced several new features that select gamers will see in this beta version of the software. These include the addition of “game lists”, which work just like folders on the PS4. Players will now be able to create their own playlists by selecting the tab your collection and selecting Create game list. You will be able to add up to 100 titles to any list and have a maximum of 15 game lists at a time.

This update also provides a new 1440p HDMI video output resolution option for compatible monitors and televisions. This will allow games that support this resolution to display at their native resolutions, or have improved anti-aliasing through supersampling up to 1440p.

A handful of social features will also be tested. These include the ability to request screen sharing from party members to view your gameplay, receive notifications of any games you might join when joining a party, send stickers and voice messages via game Base, and more.

The lack of folders on the PS5 was a major cause of consternation among PS4 gamers who upgraded to the new console and found they had no way to easily organize their games. While we still have to wait for customizable themes to return, game lists are a long-awaited feature that fans should be happy to finally return.

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