Updated PS App includes new UI layout, integrated messages feature, support for voice chat, and more.
I was just about to post this lol. Says it's available now but it's still the old one on the Google play store I assume it's rolling out.
Same here. Not available on the App Store yet. This new app looks much better and more streamlined than the current offering.
The update is live on iOS now!
It is live now, my phone downloaded it from the play store this morning.
Still noting for me. I am in the UK so maybe it will go live later today for me.
Looks good! Glad it's a dark theme.
New features for PS5 – When PS5 arrives, you’ll be able to remotely launch games, manage storage on your console if you run out of space while downloading a game, and quickly sign in to PS5 straight from the PS App. Now this is interesting. Manage your ps5 storage from your phone? That's a neat feature expecially when compatible SSD release.
I like that option, I see it is in the xbox app as well. That is really convenient to have.
Same as the Xbox App thats good news.
What was the reasoning behind making messages a separate app?
Indeed. There was no reason to have two seperate apps to begin with, though I'm glad they rectified it eventually.
It took up to much memory I believe.
yea like messenger on facebook too being separate app. Hate when they do that
It took up to much memory I believe
Pretty, but not as glorious as my Dual Sense charger that was confirmed to be sent today! Can it just be the 12th already?
I immediately tried to find it or update mine. Jesus.... I guess this is what a crackhead feels like. Hungry for any little PlayStation high I can get 😞.
It ain't up when I checked just a few minutes ago. Hopefully soon.
Must have been a bug or my phone didn't get an update notification. Had to delete the app, and re-download.
I had to go to the app page and manually click update. It’s not as terrible as the new Xbox app, but it’s nothing special either. They too appear to have removed the activity feed so I can no longer thumbs up, comment or see pics/gifs. Meanwhile the recently played icons take up almost half my profile, and the played/purchased page is redundant. Trophies are still there but I prefer the old platinum markers beside your % so you’d know at a glance. Having to squint under the tiny trophy row for the “1” is a bit meh. Preferred my plats front and center. Communities remain awol. Profile page background isn’t customizable anymore. Wishlist gone from the store. Step back overall.
There wasn't even an update option for me.
Edit: compare trophies is gone too! I swear, the amount of useful bits they nerfed in order to buff useless things like the PSBlog. Would rather see a gameclips/screenshots page ala Xbox, instead of three pages linked to recently played.
Wow that new layout is awesome. It's so slick
What’s interesting is the video seems to show that your consoles must be linked to your account. So I’m assuming you won’t be able to download PS+ content for PS5 until you’ve registered your PS5 to your account.
Hmm. One of the things I liked about the old app is I was able to add PS+ PS4 games to my library before owning a PS4. One account to rule them all. Hope there’s still that workaround for PS5. Unlikely I’ll have one at launch.
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