PS4 update 4.50 release date confirmed, Boost Mode in patch notes


Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that PS4 update 4.50 will begin rolling out tomorrow, March 9.

5 reasons you should be excited for PS4 update 4.50

The update is one of the biggest for Sony’s flagship home console to date, with PS4 system software update 4.50 implementing a variety of much-anticipated features, including support for external hard drives, custom wallpapers, as well as the PS4 Pro boost mode, which allows you to squeeze more performance out of games that have yet to be patched for Sony’s high-end system.

Here’s a full list of improvements made with PS4 update 4.50, which confirms that Boost Mode is definitely launching with the patch.

-External HDD support

-PS VR 3D Blu-ray support, Cinematic Mode resolution bump

-Voice chat for Remote Play

-Off-console availability

-Custom wallpaper & profile colour

-Share your activity

-Activity feed privacy

-Save data shortcut

-From Capture Gallery to SHAREfactory

-GIF support

-Boost Mode for PS4 Pro

-PS Messages and Communities app updates

Timings for the PS4 update 4.50 release are yet to be confirmed, but expect it to roll out throughout the day in North America and Europe.