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PS4 1.7 Firmware Update: Here Are All the Stealthy Changes and Fixes Not Included in the Patch Notes

Posted on the 30 April 2014 by Sameo452005 @iSamKulii
PS4 1.7 Firmware Update: Here Are All the Stealthy Changes and Fixes Not Included in the Patch Notes
Today Sony Computer Entertainment released the new 1.7 firmware update, and published the official patch notes.  Turns out that Sony has slipped a few extra features that they didn't list, check em out below.
  • Notifications: New notification type: From PlayStation.
  • System: You can now log in with multiple users with a single DualShock 4 controller without logging out the others.
  • System: The “What’s New” menu now has timestamps.
  • System: The log-in screen won’t be displayed anymore when reconnecting the DS4.
  • System: When a game crashes you can now choose to attach a video clip in the error report and send it to Sony.
  • System: Added option to automatically send error reports to Sony.
  • System: HDCP has to be enabled in order to watch Blu-Ray movies.
  • System: Several options have been added to the Video Playback Settings menu.
  • Settings – Audio: You can now force the PS4 to output 5.1 channel audio over HDMI even if it detects 7.1 channel support.
  • Settings – Video: “Deep Color Output” added. It’s possible to set it to “off” and “automatic”.
  • Share: It’s now possible to upload multiple screenshots to Facebook at the same time.
  • Streaming: Comments/viewers notifications added when you are in a full screen streaming.
  • Streaming: You can now upload screenshots and video while broadcasting.
  • Streaming: You can now view comments without having to switch streaming modes.
  • Remote Play: The PS Vita won’t fail to connect to your PS4 anymore if you have USB devices like keyboards or similar connected to it.
In addition to the changes listed above, multiple users are reporting that the whole operating system is now faster, especially on the PSN storefront, on the trophies screen, on the “What’s New” section and during overall multitasking.
Source: DS

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