After we reported on the beta update for the PS5 yesterday, Sony has now also released firmware 9.0 for PS4 for testing. Invited players can take a look at the new functions in advance. But fans shouldn’t expect too big changes. Sony will probably have focused on the PS5 by now. A few hours ago, the first invitations for the PS4 test were sent via email.

So if you’ve signed up as a tester at Sony, you should take a look at your mailbox. With the code, which you simply redeem in the PlayStation Store, you will then get access to the console’s firmware update. However, you should also save important data beforehand for security reasons. Since it is a beta version, difficulties and errors can occur from time to time. We have summarized for you in the list below which new functions you can try out with the update.

PS4 Firmware 9.0 – These features are included

  • You can now get trophies from PS5 games on PS4 (buy now € 299.99) see.
  • In Messages: If you’re the owner of a group, you can now delete it too. Open the Options menu, then select [Gruppe löschen] the end. If you delete a group, it will be deleted for all members.
  • If you block someone now, you can also choose whether you want to leave the group in which only you and the other person are. This does not include groups that include other players.
  • When a child requests the use of communication features for a game, their parent or guardian will receive a notification through the PS4 system and the PlayStation app.

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