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Report: PS4 Share Play caps at 720p for guests

The PlayStation 4's latest update, codenamed "Masamune," adds a major feature, Share Play, to the console today. PlayStation Plus members can now share their games over PSN with friends that don't own a copy (and aren't necessarily PS Plus subscribers themselves unless both are playing), hosting...

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PSA: PS4 firmware update 2.0 debuts tomorrow

Sony has issued a preview trailer for the PlayStation 4's impending "Masamune" update, due to hit consoles worldwide starting tomorrow. After installing tomorrow's update, PS4 users can access the console's long-promised Share Play feature, which allows players to invite a friend to take over...

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PS4 update rolls out USB music player, Share Play next week

The PlayStation 4's version 2.0 system update will arrive next Tuesday, October 28, PlayStation announced via Twitter. Codenamed "Masamune," the update adds the ability to play music from a USB stick connected to the console. As revealed earlier this month, it also features more game broadcast...

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Wii U gets organized with folders in latest update

Much like a prospective office assistant, Nintendo's Wii U can now put "good organization skills" on its resume. Thanks to a new system update this week, the console will now allow players to sort their home screen icons into folders. The Wii U menu also added a download management icon in the...

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Xbox One October update improves Snap functionality, media playback

Microsoft has detailed a major Xbox One system update rolling out in October, revealing a suite of expanded features and tweaks in store for the platform. The forthcoming firmware update overhauls the Xbox One's Snap feature, giving users easier access to snapped content without having to back...

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PS4's Share Play limited to one hour increments

When Sony unveiled its upcoming PS4 Share Play feature during its Gamescom 2014 press conference on Tuesday, a few questions remained as to how it would operate. The "virtual couch" feature allows PlayStation Plus members to play any PS4 game of choice with a friend that doesn't own the game over...

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'Share Play' passes the controller to a friend in this fall's PS4 update [Update]

Sony announced that system software 2.0 will arrive on PS4 this fall. The firmware update will add a new feature known as Share Play, which allows PlayStation Plus members to invite any friend to play their games with them in a cooperative, pass-the-controller fashion. What's more, those that join...

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Upcoming system update adds auto-reboot to Xbox One

Microsoft offered a few more details on upcoming updates for Xbox One in the form of three new features that testers can preview. First, firmware updates for the Xbox One controller and headset adapter will improve wireless connectivity and are expected to reduce static heard over the headset....

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Major Nelson: Xbox One getting external data storage support 'soon'

The Xbox One will receive support for game storage via external hardware in a forthcoming update, Microsoft's Major Nelson confirmed in a Reddit comment this week. "Lots of good work going on to make the console even better - some you'll see soon, some will show up later," he said, later adding,...

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Nvidia Shield slashed to $199 for April, getting remote game streaming

Nvidia's Android-based handheld game system, Shield, will receive a temporary price drop for April, cutting the system by $50 to $199 for the month. The price cut is accompanied by new features arriving in a software update for the system next week, including a new user interface for the Shield's...

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