[Rumor] PS4 Firmware Update 1.7 Coming Next Week


It seems like PlayStation 4 owners will finally be able to download the newest firmware update as early as next week. The update, which has been rumored to arrive at some point this month, was speculated to arrive soon after PlayStation community manager Chris Owen tweeted “goodness, so much news coming out this week.” After being asked by fans on Twitter whether or not the news dealt with the firmware update, Owen told them to “hold tight!”

The update will finally allow users to be able to export their images and videos of in-game activity to a USB drive. In addition to this, the update will finally add an HDCP off option that lets gamers capture their game footage via HDMI. This is a feature that Sony said before the launch of the PS4 would not be available at launch but would come later.

Finally, the most complained about feature of the new PS4 might be getting a slight fix. Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Worldwide Studios, confirmed on Twitter that the PS4 controller’s light bar will finally be able to be adjusted. In a conversation with GameTrailers Geoff Keighly, Yoshida said that the LED will be able to be dimmed but not fully turned off. Hopefully this will ease some of the fanboy outrage that has ensued since the PS4’s release.

So what do you think? Do these new additions to the PS4 excite you? If you’ve purchased a PS4 be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!