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The three most liked and disliked things about the PS4 according to gamers

The Playstation 4 has been out for at leased a month in most parts of the world. At 8bitbot we’ve been reading what gamers are saying about their new consoles and we’ve distilled their likes and dislikes into three parts each.

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BitbyDeath859d ago

Nailed it, only thing missing is a like for Live with Playstation

Infamous298859d ago (Edited 859d ago )

i miss that app, it was handy.

Pixel_Enemy859d ago

I dislike sending invites to party chat. You have to select them one at a time instead of checking a box and selecting multiple people at one time. It is a small thing but it needs to be fixed.

RedDevils858d ago

Those thing could easily be add on the new firmware updated like DLNA or Mp3 playback

KyRo858d ago

There is a way you can kind of pause downloads but it's annoying.

If your turn off your router for 10 seconds say, the PS4 will stop downloading saying unable to download title. It then won't resume until you go to the downloads section in notifications and resume the download.

MarioAna859d ago

Never had any gripes with the DS3, but the DS4 is much better. The battery life is a bit disappointing. Would love the full sleep mode pause/resume like the Vita has. I guess that's coming and it's the thing i look forward to the most. Remote play is much better than i thought it would be so kudos to Sony for that as well.

lifeisgamesok859d ago

After playing Knack at a demo station the controller felt pretty light and even slippery other than that and lack of exclusives for the time being are the only negatives I see

I don't own the console though

Irishguy95859d ago

I find the controller ok, but the the triggers are still pretty poor and squishy. Lack of games in general for the moment is just, you know...give it 3 months and that is solved.

Hicken859d ago

Didn't you once say you owned a PS4?

lifeisgamesok859d ago

Nope the only time I got close to buying one was during early preorder stage and DRM hadn't been 180'd yet

sdozzo859d ago

Good read. So, what does standby mode do right now? I use it rather than full shutdown.

Mr_Writer85859d ago

Carries on downloads

Looks for patches and downloads and installs when there is.

Uploads saves to the cloud.

MarioAna859d ago

Also keeps the USB ports powered for controller charging.

Ju859d ago

I am not sure what he's on with the standby mode. It works just fine. There won't be any faster "standby".

What's missing is "freeze" a game. If you go into standby it actually terminates the games. Sony mentioned you could come back from standby and continue where you left of - like the Vita. Not so on the PS4.

My PS4 downloads and installs just fine in standby. Not sure if I don't get it. Takes a couple of secs to boot...beaten by my Linux box (cold boot) - but that runs off a SSD. I get <10 secs each.

FamilyGuy859d ago

The article confuses Standby mode for Sleep mode. The PS4 doesn't have Sleep mode yet and that's what would allow instant boot up. Standby mode does exactly what it's supposed to: It lets you charge your controller, download and upload in a low power state, automatically get and start downloading updates in that low power state and it allows you to turn on the system for remote play via PS Vita when you're away from home (internet) or in another room (wifi).

One of the likes this article is missing is streaming games and watching streams.

One dislike is not being able to upload a video directly to youtube.

RedDevils858d ago

lol I always put my on standby over night to charge my ds4 and update/upload all what it need to be done before I need to used the PS4 again

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KakashiHotake859d ago (Edited 859d ago )

The gripes with PS4 are very minor and basic functions but the two big ones for me are like the author said, controller battery life and external media playback. With the controller they need to make some kind of function to turn the light bar off when it's not being used. It's only wasting power most of the time. With external media playback, this is a very simple yet crucial feature. I have a portable 2 TB HDD full of classic movies and there is no reason why I can't use it with my PS4 that is hooked up to my TV. I expect this will be updated sometime down the line.

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