In Part 1 of this article series, Pennyworth Reviews takes a look at what features they think Sony needs to steal from Microsoft to make the PS4 even better.
100% agreed, especially now that Sony is going to invest more heavily in the PlayStation brand. But they're doing it all wrong; the answer isn't in redundant content we already have, like PlayStation Vue, but in new innovative things that push forward. The Xbox One doesn't try too hard to deliver what it has. It's catching up to the PlayStation 4, whereas the PS4 is actually starting to become more like a consolidated Xbox One--an Xbox One that's hidden behind subscription fees and paywalls ie via the planned PS Vue.
Are you implying that Sony wasn't previously invested in the Playstation brand?
WTH? Theres so much wrong with your post, I don't even.... On topic the one feature I'd like is external HDD support. That's all I really care about.
From Xbox 1 to Xbox One xbl has been pretty stable what feels like 98% of the time. If sony could steal that feature then color me impressed!! I'll check back in 3 gens to see if they did it. Also playstation now is such a rip off. Bring Ea access to psn!
Controller battery is the only thing I see wrong. The pause and resume feature is coming to PS4 but its not something I'll ever use because I try save on electricity bills and only leave my PS4 in rest mode when I'm downloading a game thats 40 plus GBs.
Sony need to quit that greatness awaits thing with what Xbox One has, greatness is here.
Did you check ign's xbox one review? It seams they think the ps4 is the better console...just curious!.
I whish all voice commands work like "xbox-record-that" it just works all the time, but for everything else its like 80-90% of the time like 'xbox-on' it works most of the time but when you want to showoff it just doesn't.
''7 Features The Bone Needs To Steal From The PS4''..;) 1.SHAREPLAY 2.RECHARGEABLE CONTROLLER (it's 2014 almost 2015) still using AA's..really? wtf? 3.NEW DESIGN (drop the microwave look) 4.REPLACEABLE HDD 5.NO POWER BRICK (self explanatory) 6.SPEAKER CONTROLLER INCORPORATED 7.NAUGHTY DOG;)
1 feature you need to steal from me. 1. No caps.
1. Share Play... Maybe 2. Those AA batteries last forever. Like 30-40hrs. I can't make it through 5hrs on DS4 3. I like the Bulky look. Love the Look of the PS4 as well 4. External, I bring my digital games to my brother house, log in on his One and then let my brother and nephews try out games they otherwise wouldn't bother with 5.power brick behind tv stand, so I never see it anyways. Out of site out of mind 6.speaker on controller nice feature, but nothing to go nuts about 7. Naughty Dog is a developer not a feature.
2. Dumbest argument ever. That battery has the worst life and you have to wait for it to recharge or hook up that flimsy mini USB. When my rechargeable batteries die in my Xbox one controller. I must change them out with two of my already charged aa batteries and continue playing. If I wanted rechargeable batterie packs in my controller if buy a charge and play kit. It's called options isn't that what everyone was saying they wanted.
1. Shareplay Pointless and underused. Whoever owns a PS4 and say they use this daily is kidding themselves. 2. Rechargeable Controller Chargeable battery available to purchase. Can also plug a usb cable into the controller if you don't have a battery pack. Pointless. Besides, the battery life of the dualshock is an absolute joke. 3. New Design Extremely likely to be coming soon. Anyway, PS4 looks like an eraser. Pot, kettle, black. 4. Replaceable HDD Supports external HDD. No need to open up the console and ruin the warranty. Stupid request. 5. Power Brick Who really cares? Also, can be implemented in a resigned console in the future. Not a deal breaker. 6. Speaker Controller Kinect. Also, who really wants to shout and talk to their controller? Pointless 7. Naughty Dog LOL. There are other games than TLOU and Uncharted. Rare will do nicely.
PlayStation Vue is not hidden behind a paywall. It will offer subscription television service like cable companies already do at a reduced price. If you're paying $110 per month for HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, The Movie Channel, and basic cable channels with companies like AT&T U Verse, Time Warner Cable, and Comcast and PlayStation Vue offered a similar subscription package for $75 per month, most people would cancel their cable TV and sign up for PlayStation Vue. There are no hidden fees since PlayStation Vue will be available on the PS4 console and PlayStation TV. As for adding features like rumble triggers and pinning apps, the PS4 XMB is simple to use and easy to navigate. It's clean and clutter free with apps separated by category. Rumble triggers? Not interested. Bandwidth usage? For what? Recording? The PS4 is already capable of that, it's called "THE SHARE BUTTON." Here's a feature that the Xbox One needs to steal from the PS4: How long does it take to start playing games like Dragon Age, Shadow Of Mordor, COD Advanced Warfare, and Far Cry 4? I'm sure it took longer than 10 minutes or more to get these games ready to play on the Xbox One. These same games will be ready to play in less than 2 minutes on the PlayStation 4 thanks to the PS4's PlayGO function. I'm sure all of you Xbox One owners truly enjoy staring at your TV screens, growing beards while you wait for that game you just bought to be ready to play.
As for these features they need to create their own thing , not copy something but rename it. Big difference that Comcast , Time Warner, AT-t U verse have been at it for sometime and know what they are doing and have established Themselves in this field, so people are going to stay with what they know . I know I am
Wait, so ps4 people WANT to watch tv on their consoles now? Oh, I get it. Sony does it, so it's ok.
If PlayStation Vue offers the same channels as my pay tv service does, and it's 30 to 50 dollars cheaper, you're damn right i'll be all over it!
No. Sony is offering a better plan than actual cable companies. That's the appeal.
Huh? Why wouldn't it be ok to have the option to watch TV on your console?
@svinya, get used to it. It happens often.
While we wait for games to install we play exclusives that you don't have. That's all.
Wait don't you have to have the Internet to have playstation vue....don't you need a decent internet speed to stream content so u can't just go with any old internet....I wonder how much that would cost you alone and not in a bundle.....to get pretty good internet here in Georgia by itself without cable/phone you're looking atleast $60 (from cox atleast) just for internet...so wait ur saying paying $75 for a tv service plus the guaranteed $60 u will need to pay for the Internet service ($135) is better than getting a deal on Internet/phone/cable for $99 or $130 after the deal is over...I don't think so
Giving free hugs to naked women only is a bit biased isn't it? Lol jk
I 100% agree..
the only thing i want, but from my ps4 to may one is the hability of take screenshots
Not sure what you're saying as its in broken English. But if you want to take screenshots press the share button. Simples
I have both consoles, Xbox One and PS4. I want the Screenshot feature from the PS4, but on my Xbox One, that's what i tried to say.. Lol (autocorrect and poor English)
PS4 could use some of these features. Considering some of these are basic features on X1 and aren't really groundbreaking exclusive features.
I wound like to be able to record 30 sec game clips and tweet them out like I can on X1 I hate having to go edit a vid and then upload it to YouTube first
And yes the battery life sucks hard with the ds4 I charge my X1 controller like once every weeks I feel like I get only 6 hours of play time out of my ds4 before I have to charge it again
The multitasking feature is really useful
1. Frozen Game States While in Rest Mode - In development for PS4, announced in 2013 2. A Bandwidth Usage/Stats Page - I guess? Personally, I don't have capped Internet or limits so that's an area I just don't care about. No doubt those that are capped would find this data useful. 3. Controller Battery Life - Another non-isse for me. Bumped the light bar to "Dim". I'm good. Don't have issue with either my XOne or PS4 controller battery life. 4. Pinning Apps - Not needed with the PS4 UI. Add a PS Cam and just say what you want. With better performance than Kinect. 5. An Invite system that doesn’t require loading bars - Never encountered anything remotely similar to what's described. 6. Easily (and only) recording that awesome thing that just happened - Isn't always recording easy? I dunno maybe I'm alone, but I like NOT having to say anything to ensure I captured gameplay. And the 80 step edit/upload process on XOne doesn't help. 7. Rumble Triggers - Matters as much as the "Light Bar" on the DS4 EDIT: Yeah, I'm saying the PS Cam understands voice better than Kinect. I don't have to say "PlayStation Netflix" 3 times Uploading is actually: 1. Pick Upload or Upload Studio 2. Add clip/s 3. Add Skin 4. Add or don't add voice over 5. Trim 6. Save and Render 7. Save to OneDrive 8. Share clip - Opening Upload 9. Locate share service in Upload 10. Customize 11. Share clip One PS4? 1. Press share button 2. Choose Image or Video 3. Choose FB, Twitter or YouTube 4. Done
You're saying the PS Camera is better than Kinect??!! Oh my what is wrong with the Internet. 80 step upload process consists of: 1. Picking a clip 2. Trimming a clip 3. Add an awesome after effect feature to make it look cool 4. Uploading the clip 5. Save to OneDrive 6. Tweet out to your friends.
Only thing wrong with PS4 is the random PSN issues. Sometimes messages work and other times it takes minutes for them to load/send/delete. Random slow downs with PSN is my only issues and it's not my internet. Also the more features the better.
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I prefer the word borrow! :D
I have a console that does these 7 things and even more. They don't need to do the same things as the other guys.
made me lol
I only need the number one on the list. Everything else is worthless
"Steal" from the Xbox One? If you stole something from the Xbox then the Xbox would no longer have it, so I think he means "Copy". That's my nit-picking done for the day :P Anyway, I agree with 3 of those on the list, but I would add the ability to "Appear Offline" on days when I'm not in the mood to be disturbed, but still want to play online games.
Please don't pin. I hate pins. Just add folders. Add them to the XBO, too.
This article is stupid!!
I completely agree the xbox record that feature having used it its hands down better than pressing the share button. Also xbox one has this feature where if you are stuck in the match making lobby and you decide to either browse the net or whatever when the game starts it alerts you
Is the invite system with PSN real that bad? Well, not that I really expected Sony to better the PSN even when you started paying for it. Xbox has online console gaming on lock down.
There are just 5 things I'm missing from the PS4 OS atm. 1: suspend/resume play 2: A compact OS menu when in game 3: App grouping, sorting and hiding (For those pesky apps which you won't ever use) 4: Skype, Teamspeak or Mumble support to talk with friends which aren't on their console right now. 5: "record that" feature
Well atleast it has cross game chat. That is their biggest upgrade IMO lol
Sorting,grouping,hiding of apps,as mentioned above. That would be first on my list.
i could be high. but if you read the title and look at the picture you'd almost presume this is suggesting that playstation just steal the xb1 logo and place it on their ds4 controller.
You are absolutely correct. You could, in fact, be high! Lol.
They need to steal that Snap Feature. But sadly the ps4 will likely never posses it, it just wasnt built for running multiple things at once like the Xbox one. But you never know, maybe it can happen! The snap feature on my xbox one is so amazing! It is a must-have feature after you try it once!
... I just want to delete my damn Drive Club trophy list. Yes Sony, that's all I care about.
why is snapping not on here Easily the best next gen feature playing games while watching tv is amazing or watching someones twitch stream while playing having your friends list pull up right beside your game so you can send a fast party invite. Love it and hope they add more things that are snappable
Oh jesus, fanboy arguments while the Americans are fighting over cheap TVs.
The biggest XB1 feature that PS4 users request in firmware articles is external HDD support. It's not even on this list. I'm also not sure what #6 is about, as the PS4 records everything already. It's not hard to retrieve that really awesome thing that just happened and trim and upload it
A Bandwidth Usage/Stats Page: I prefer Gaming Activity Log with Wii U and 3DS offers. I mean aren't the suppose to be game system. Controller Battery Life: If it no long enough for an 8hrs+ gaming session then it definitely need improvement. DS4 with 20 or heck 80 hrs like Wii U pro controller would be great. That is all.
External Drive support would be nice. The rest... meh
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