PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 to Reportedly Add 1080p 60fps Twitch Streaming Support

PlayStation 4 firmware update 5.0 will add 1080p60 Twitch streaming

Twitch streaming at 1080p 60fps will be limited to those with the 5.0 firmware update using a PlayStation 4 Pro.

Other features of the firmware update include an overhaul to the console's system for master and sub accounts, the ability to follow PSN users, and the addition of notifications in the PS4's quick menu.

With the upcoming firmware update for the PS4 Pro, the console will let players stream from Twitch at 1080p resolution and 60 frame rates per second.

The ability to follow users will be much like the system on Xbox One, according to Eurogamer. Right now, the only accounts you can follow are verified accounts, which are mostly made up by official game accounts, developers, and popular Youtubers.

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The PlayStation 4 next big system update, update 5.0, is going to introduce plenty of new features which will make sharing of content and interactions better than ever, according to a fresh report.

Players will be able to follow anyone on the platform, regardless of verification, without filling up the 1,000 friend limit. In other words, when someone shares a cool video this will allow people following to see and share it further. This means you don't have to fill up your friends list in order to get updates. Family accounts will be able to be monitored by more than one parent/guardian acting as the admin. Admins are able to set parental controls on a per-account basis so that each child has different communications, content-viewing and spending limit privileges. Requests can also be sent to adult accounts on other PS4s to join the same family.

There are also some quality of life changes coming to the UI, as notifications can be viewed from the quick menu, as well as the status of uploads and downloads. Download/upload statuses can also be checked here too.

Expect 5.00 sometime in the near future alongside an overhauled PlayStation App that isn't quite as useless as it now is.

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