The button that remade gaming in its own image.
It’s an awesome feature. Sony did a phenomenal job adding it.
hope they bring back share button fb again on ps4 again it a shame they got rid of it
Sony doesn't get enough credit for the share button or share play. I think Share play is one of the best features for a console ever.
Not gonna lie.... I've probably only hit this button like 9 times. I miss you select button :(
Same...and the fact that it only records 720p is nonsense.
Yoire getting disagrees from people who cant actually argue facts but you're right. It's a nice feature if you were a youtuber? Or someone that frequently makes videos for entertainment so I understand who the audience is, but I've simply never needed to use it. It could have simply been a long TOUCHPAD press or a swipe direction. Give me back my select lol
Buy a Pro and it is 1080p.
The PS4 Pro (2016) captures screenshots up to 4K and videos in 1920x1080. I love it and enjoy posting funny or cool shots to communities. Sharefactory’s great for composites and gifs. I have almost 60gb of captured pics/vids :0 . Not a streamer, but I do watch friends occasionally.
@Sm00thNinja i use it to show family and friends moments I've had in games where in the past you could only talk about it. kind of like " you should have seen the size of the fish i caught." but in this case you press a button, then send a link on Facebook or Twitter and the one that got away never does. amazing feature for sure. I've also used shareplay with friends and family like sports games and games they want to try before they decide to buy it or vice versa. people always complain saying that having more options is a good thing, especially when they cry about cross play. so in that same regard shareplay is another options that adds and doesn't take away.
I honestly would just love if the integrated Playstation assistant rumored to be built into the PS5 will allow me to just SAY commands similar to the kinect but more accurate. Completely negate the need for a share button if I can just say commands
Clearly people are misunderstanding what I mean. PS5 has reportedly Playstation assistant built in. I'm saying just take voice commands HELL YOU HAD THEM ON PS4 if you use a headset. I just want to be able to say Playstation take a screenshot.
Seems like a waste of a button is all to me. Different strokes. Also kinect failed not as a audio recording device but as a gameplay device. Had it been just built in I dont think it would have performed as poorly. Microsoft made it a peripheral because it gave them the opportunity to jump ship if things went south which they did. I'd love a SINGLE BUTTON I COULD ASSIGN an app to! Like make a button I cam assign netflix to. Or PSNow, or the Store. A SHORTCUT button. Just throwing an idea out
You can do this already with any connected mic. When you're at the main screen, just say playstation > whatever game or app > start. Gateway MT6706 2008
Kingpos yeah I know but who wants to connect a mic when the built in Playstation Assistant may allow me to do it regardless. Itll be interesting to see how Sony plans to roll out the assistant its be nice to have the mic built into the controller pic up commands
I usually only hit it on accident in games that use the d-pad. Don't care to share anything myself. Don't like being taken out of the game, have no desire to stream to others, and don't need to upload my gaming "accomplishments" to the net. Great that it's there for those who do, but I'd actually like to be able to disable the button for d-pad games. Share play is a great feature though. I don't mind the absence of the select button. A lot of that has moved to the touch pad, which is like a big ass button.
I never used it, although I hope Microsoft adds it as then I would use it a lot more on another note though I do hope Sony adds a dedicated button for autofire toggle if they don't I fear the dualshock 5 may be the worst controller ever built apart from the Namco twist one for Ridge Racer.
Microsoft has had 2 separate dedicated buttons since launch, you just need the official chatpad which is really a must have for quick typing. Then you have a dedicated video record and screen shot buttons
If you had a kinect that was one of the ONLY VIABLE USES. saying Xbox record that worked pretty flawlessly before they abandoned it.
You never used it on your PS4, but if Microsoft had it you would use it more? Then I assume you just like the Xbox more and rarely play the ps4. And worse controller? Dual shock is considered one of the best controllers. That’s why is still around.
That fear of the dualshock 5 being the worst controller ever is so friggin unfounded .... I seriously hope you jest
Lack of auto fire would make it the worst controller ever? Is that sarcasm? Last, and only console I recall having standard autofire was the original TG-16.
It's actually something I use on a regular basis.
I use it all the time - also Sharefactory is great. I've posted heaps of vids on YouTube - not that they get many views haha. Interested to see where Sony takes it with PS5.
The button my kids overload the hard drive with.
I haven't used it much but it works well. I hope they bring it back next gen for the people that do use it alot.
The only time I've used this feature is when I've accidentially pressed the button. Wouldn't mind it gone in the next PS. I don't really like how the PS ecosystem has become. It's too much focus on "social" features. When I boot up my Switch or older consoles I feel more at ease because its focus is on the actual gaming - not friend activity, online profile, what other players think etc. When I boot up my PS4 it feels like bloody facebook.
You're at unease about all that stuff you don't even really see much unless you actively go to look at it? When scrolling through the games, all you get is a small box with an overview of that stuff, and to actively see it you have to press down, and then for some of that stuff, make an actual button press to see it.
I call it the screenshot button.
Only time I've ever hit the share button is by accident, then sit and try to figure out what happened and how to get back to my game. The worst is in VR on the Move controllers, dumbest spot for a share button.
I don't know how to continue gaming without it. It has become an integral part of my gaming experience this gen.
Its nice when it works, still doesn't let me upload when I have errors on my notifications
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