The Giants Sony and Microsoft, protagonists of the historical “battle of the consoles” In the gaming universe, they released updates that improved several of its features. Although the focus was on his current generation PlayStation 5 y Xbox Series X/S, both companies did not want to put aside their old PS4 and Xbox One.
With the September update, Microsoft brought the new Edge browser characteristic of its version for Windows to the consoles Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One. An experience that promises “fast, safe and modern navigation directly from your console”, as they warned.
Edge is now compatible with all webs that can be loaded on the Xbox desktop, since it has the Chromium programming base of Mac y Linux.
Edge, the Microsoft browser that replaced Internet Explorer.
In fact, this version for consoles is almost identical to Windows 10, with features like vertical tabs, collections, and syncing settings, favorites, history, tabs, and more with other registered devices.
By having mouse and keyboard support, gamers will be able to enjoy easier control for applications for the first time as if they were on the computer and without the need for the traditional Xbox joystick.
While there is compatibility, the update does not have microphone support at the moment to have live conversations on Discord or other chat applications.
Xbox Remote Play is available for Android and iOS devices.
For its part, Microsoft once again announced the arrival of the game streaming to PC via cloud Xbox Game Pass or using the application for mobile devices Xbox Remote Play, which allow you to play without having to be near the console.
In addition to making it compatible with a keyboard and mouse, it will introduce new capabilities such as access to Google Stadia, Discord, web applications and more without leaving the consoles.
One of the most questioned features of the console next-generation video games that Sony released in December was fixed with the September update. Your meager 800GB of storage can now be increase just by adding a new disk storage.
After the unit is installed on the PlayStation 5 or PlayStation 5 Digital Edition console, the Solid State Drive Nvme M.2 SSD (must exceed 5000MB write) can be used to download, copy and launch games as well as media applications.
The new update for PlayStation 5 allows you to expand your storage with a new Nvme M.2 SSD.
In turn, it allows play PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 titles directly from the M.2 SSD storage and move them freely between the storage options.
Additionally, this update adds support for gamers to experiments audio 3D through the speakers integrated into the television to give even more immersive feeling when it comes to playing.
They were even improved various functions of the UX interface on PlayStation 5 that make it easy for gamers to view, customize and manage their game content such as trophies, connected friends, and on-screen game information. Virtual rewards can even be awarded to other players after an online game.
On the other hand, the update for PS5 expanded the mobile functions with support for PS Remote Play over mobile networks, similar to Xbox Remote Play in the form of play from Android phone or iPhone and remotely.
There is also news for those players who want to transmit and share their games with friends from the function Share Screen. Of course, it can only be done between PlayStation 5 players.
The PS Remote Play app for remote play has been improved on the PlayStation 5.
To begin, you will have to join a group voice chat from your mobile device with one that is playing on a PlayStation 5 console, asking you to start your Share Screen broadcast.
As revealed from Sony, the version Android The update will have a phased release and it may take a week for the update to be available on mobile devices.
Lastly, PlayStation 4 received new features that included the ability for the player to view their trophies from PlayStation 5 on your PlayStation 4 profile and vice versa, as well as the Trophy List.
On both consoles, Party owners now have the ability to disband a Party without having to individually remove players