410°
Submitted by AgitatedOcelot 288d ago | preview

A List of PS4 UI Tips and Tricks.

At a pre-launch PS4 event in New York, Sony showed off some of the neat little things the PS4 can do in a few morning presentations. We’ve only grazed the surface with what little they’ve shown us, so we’ll lay out what we’ve learned, and then continue to update this list in the coming days as we come across more neat tricks, tips, and features. (PS4, Sony)

XB1_PS4  +   288d ago
Nothing too exciting in there, a lot of it the 360 could do.. I really like the download options and that it downloads while in standby, but that's not really surprising stuff. Overall good stuff so far! Can't wait until Friday.
Lwhit6  +   288d ago
I got pretty dang excited. Would hate to be the person who has to do anything for you!
XB1_PS4  +   288d ago
What's exciting about it? I mean most of this stuff was sort of expected all ready.
Prime157  +   288d ago
@ XB1_PS4

I don't know, I learned that there are 2 (almost? or maybe actually) 3 ways to type. So if you hate the DPad you can use motion sensing - or soon the touch pad. What if you learn to integrate all 3?

I learned the face thing isn't unique to a console.

I learned it multitasks (and hopefully it pauses my game). Whereas I can see the pros and cons between this and snap. Personally, I want an auto pause full screen switch in most scenarios (PERSONALLY).

I learned that you can send voice messages instead of text based messages, and you can attach a screenshot.

Lastly and MOST importantly (to me), I learned that I can share with a group of friends on facebook. This has been one of my biggest qualms with facebook and games that post to facebook; sharing with too many people that don't like games. This way, I can share with the people on facebook that I really want to!
JimmyLmao  +   288d ago
oooooh i like how you can attach a screen-shot to your messages to send to people
#2 (Edited 288d ago ) | Agree(10) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
Gore-Content  +   288d ago
"Trophies have different rarities" I like that. And "...change dynamically, depending on how many people unlock the Trophy." Wow. Sounds really cool.
Plasticgearsolid  +   288d ago
ya its cool, when I earn a hard trophy I've always wondered how many people have earn them as well
Skate-AK  +   288d ago
Should go to PSNprofiles.com. They have an awesome trophy tracking website.
Plasticgearsolid  +   288d ago
@Skate-AK dont know why anyone would downvote that but thanks ill check it out, it will be nice to have that tech on the ps4
Heisenburger  +   288d ago
I'm very interested in learning what limitations there are to party chat. As in what activities, or apps, can I use whilst in party chat.

I wonder if you could watch videos with someone.
JimmyLmao  +   288d ago
there are no limits.. you can do whatever/be in whatever... also you can be in multiple party chats at once apparently... not sure how that is going to work, but cool!
mxrider2199  +   288d ago
You have to switch parties but you can be in multiple parties at once such as you will be in a group when you switch to the other group that original group will be muted or on hold like a cell phone this is how i think it will work
JimmyLmao  +   288d ago
@mxrider2199

that sounds awesome =D
Lwhit6  +   288d ago
Do we need the camera to type with the light bar?
Plasticgearsolid  +   288d ago
I would imagine so
Skate-AK  +   288d ago
No you don't. It's controlled by sixaxixs in the controller.
mxrider2199  +   288d ago
Does the ds4 have six axis? or is it a more improved 6 axis? bc when i was playing Kz 2 with it i could not turn the wheels to open the doors with it idk if its just a different input for the ps4 or what
Skate-AK  +   288d ago
@mxrider2199

They said it is an “new highly sensitive six-axis sensor."
Riderz1337  +   288d ago
I don't know where to post this so I'm just doing it here...

I don't know how some of these people make these gifs,

https://googledrive.com/hos...
C-H-E-F  +   288d ago
Should've ended your post with...

'Greatness Awaits'
XxGHOSTxX-420  +   288d ago
Somehow walked into GameStop today to trade something in, only to find out they had one more ps4 preorder. I got lucky can't wait till Friday #greatnessawaits
Bathyj  +   288d ago
You got very lucky indeed. I would have done my pre-order, left, and bought a lotto ticket.
XxGHOSTxX-420  +   287d ago
Yea I should've it was very unexpected cause I called 2 days before and no one had any left.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Tropico 4: Collector’s Bundle with 11 DLC for $4.99

17m ago - SteamFirst: Bundlestars has a Tropico 4 Collector’s Bundle for $4.99 and comes with 11 DLC! | PC
20°

Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition Review | Den of Geek US

21m ago - Diablo 3 is back on next-gen consoles. How does it fair with all the new upgrades? | PS4
30°

Top 5 Video Game Angels

27m ago - GUG writer, Michael, tells us who the top 5 video game angels are. | Culture
30°

Preview: Jane Jensen’s Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers | Hey Poor Player

27m ago - Jane Jensen's voodoo-themed adventure game is turning 20 this year, and getting a special birthda... | PC
Ad

The Walking Dead Meets Spider-Man

Now - Come join us on Filmwatch this month as we give you a chance to win the Electro Collector's Edition of Amazing Spider-Man 2 or the Limited Edition... | Promoted post
10°

How Itzy Interactive manages the challenges of being an independent video game creator

28m ago - In the mobile game app market, praise doesn’t get better than the kudos iphoneincanada.ca gave Ve... | Mobile