The PS4’s 7.00 Update Increases Party Sizes and Expands Remote Play

The PS4’s 7.00 Update Brings Some New Features

The latest PS4 update increases the party size to 16 players along with adding remote play support for smartphones and tablets that run on Android 5.0.


The official PlayStation Blog post that announced the update lists several of the new party features:

  • Maximum number of Party users increased from 8 to 16
  • Network connectivity improved
  • Audio quality improved
  • Accessibility support with Chat Transcription has been added (US Only)

As for remote play, the feature “can now be used on smartphones and tablets running Android 5.0 or higher.”

“Just download the PS4 Remote Play App from the Google Play store to use the feature,” the blog post added. “Meanwhile, for iPhone or iPad users, the Remote Play App has been updated so you can now display the controller at all times and lock the screen orientation.”

What do you think of this news? Are you looking forward to using these new features? Which new feature are you expecting to use the most? Are there other features that this update should’ve added or improved?

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