With the new interface of the PS4, Sony has made a lot of improvements and innovations, but there are still things that could use improving.
It's petty, but I want a thing that tracks my game stats -- how long I've played games, how many times and so on. Nintendo consoles all have this feature, and I'm kind of addicted to it.
What's petty about that? It would be awesome to track other players with similar stats and see how many times I've done X action, while not playing the game.
It would be a nice feature to have to be honest, albeit impossible to implement because not all devs would agree to put down the time to make this feature for us. Its not up to Sony, although they can certainly push for it. EDIT: As for Nintendo having this feature, lets not forget Nintendo has absolute control over their systems with virtually no 3rd party support to try and persuade to begin with.
I would like a feature that lets your friends reach into your capture folder to view your recorded clips and screenshots, streaming-style. No upload needed. I would like a form of option streaming, that is - if no one's watching, then no stream is uploaded. But, say one of your friends sees you're "option streaming", they can plug in and watch you at a moment's notice, without even joining your party and shareplay viewing (but uses same tech). I would also like groups of friends to be able to access this broadcast without having to use 3rd party services like twitch/ustream/etc, all of which may have ToS that discriminate against the very content that can be streamed thereover. I'd like ooVoo to show the hell up already. I'm tired of having to use other screens for video chat whilst playing. I'd like advertising to show up under the Playstation Store tab instead of clogging up the What's New so I'd actually use that tab to see what's up. I could go on, but I won't.
The xb1 kinda has that with game hubs. I would love s trophy leaderboard on ps4 to compete with friends on a weekly basis how got most. Friends notifications is all I really need for ps4 I can't believe it doesn't have it after nearly 2 years .
Anyone else getting unescapable popup ads on iPhone from N4G?
Bluetooth headset support
Absolutely it would also be much more useful when in game that rather than just saying theres a message it puts up the message instead.
What so then people could complain that they lost a match or died in a game because the system put a message on screen... BTW when the notification pops up, yeah um if you hit the home button it goes directly to the message
The ps3 had that sort of,it just showed the subject. Which was handy for short quick messages. Ps4 could do the same at least. But I love my ps4 and it is only minor things that need a tweak.
Bluetooth peripheral support such as headsets, mouse and keep etc.
Bluetooth support and fix the damn not enough memory alert when watching videos on the internet wtf thats been Fd since launch!
Folders, something I've wanted since launch is folders
Or just overhaul the whole OS. In terms of ease of use and organization PS4 and X1 are some of the worst systems I've used. I'm sure things could be modified to work better but it feels like a less efficient XMB clone for me. That and were still pretty lacking in the features department. They should just look at PS3 and what it has over the PS4 and start there.
custom folders, ps2 and ps1 emulation(ps3 may be too complicated since it wasnt on x86 and the "cell" is not something you can easily emulate)and be able to change the background would be nice too.
CUSTOM theme. Man, I missed those from my PS3 consoles.
A PSN that goes a week without crapping out.
Does this really happen to anyone? I have seen it out once in 4 years personally.
Well IF you actually owned a PS4 you would actually know that it doesn't go down weekly....Since I actually own one I can still count the number of times its gone down on one hand.... Maybe tell your mom to get rid of the garbage internet and upgrade to something faster and more reliable
Why are you being offensive? Its widely known that there's groups of people who have issues and other groups who do not. Your approach of attacking people suffering from problems will not help resolve the issue.
Custom folders Friends Online/offline notification and custom sub-group friend list sorting *****Appear offline option***** External HDD support for both backups and game storage Custom wallpaper Trophy sorting *****Auto sync trophies***** Offline trophy list Make pancakes and corned beef hash
Yeah the trophy autosync can be put in easily or at least autosync every time your ps4 goes into rest mode would help
Have an accept/decline for chat party's Be able to pin certain games you want on the menu(like if you have all these games you pin what application/games you want)
Ummmm trophy sorting has been there for awhile now...Where have you been, it literally takes 2 seconds to sort it into earned date....
Custom sorting. You didn't get that?
All great ideas above, I also want gifting.
Change PSN Name
i want a pop up notification when my friends log in online or when they start playing the same game i am. sony is so lacy with their updates.
Sony is lacy, hmm? Sexy! :D
i expect sony has something amazing in the 3.0 update. an amazing and 'STABLE' update lol i seriously wouldn't hope for sony do release anything decent for their system software, the console is almost 2 years old and it's pretty much the same. ps3 is a prime example of poor system updates. if you want a decent system software os, get an xb1, win10 is round the corner.
You might be right about the amiable PS4 updates, however, prior to the jailbreak fiasco Sony had to deal with, the PS3 had quite a few changes made. It nothing so drastic as an overhaul. One of the little known features I enjoyed was the active thumbnail video search. So long as it wasn't on dvd or bluray, you could press square and have the option to choose between 15, 30 second and 1 & 5 minute video segments. It made searching for a favorite movie scene that much easier. Not to mention rotating the analog sticks to manipulate the playback speed and direction, even 1-1 reverse playback was achievable. Dammit! Now I want these features on my PS4! Gateway MT6706 2008
I love my ps4, but, it is missing some mind numbing features. I dislike how messy my games look and how some just go poof if I haven't played them in awhile. It would be greatly appreciated to have what others have mentioned, maybe a way of pinning certain games so they are the go to? And the themes...man...let us use our own or something.
You can disable that feature. I have on mine as I didn't like it either. I just display everything instead. Folders would be better though.
I wish Sony would implement triangle as an option leverager on the PS4 home screen. That triangle on the PS3 was like the right button of a mouse, you never seem to miss a cornerstone it till it's gone. As it is now, features functions and game libraries alike are spread out because of this. Dammit! I want my folder's back. Gateway MT6706 2008
I WANT to be able to put music on the hd with gapless playback options I WANT flac support dammit!
Give us externall hdd support sony come on xbox and nintendo got that. With games getting bigger every time even 2 tb wont be enough
The ability to change my goddamn name for a small fee. I can't fathom why Sony flat out REFUSE to let people change their names. I made my PSN in 2006...I'd like my gamertag to reflect the person I am NOW, rather than the person I was nearly a decade ago. Now I COULD make an entirely new PS+, but I'd lose my trophies, my multiplayer progress, my friendslist and now my PS+. I shouldn't have to ditch all that...
appear offline friends notifications a section on our profiles where we can showcase our videos an screenshoots trophy leaderboards spotify built into party chat so we can all share an listen to the same music at the same time (could be good could be bad lol) one click invite system for games an party ps+ games free on ps now so we can play ps3 games on ps4 thats all i can think of rite now
Among all the stuff mentioned above, I'd love for the ability to request permission to view a friends session. Without having to annoy them and request they set up a stream, I'd love the option where "Player A is playing a game when a notification pops up in the left corner 'player B would like to view your session, accept or decline'" Yes, I would like that
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