PlayStation 4 can now play 3D Blu-ray discs

John Salley

Jul 31, 2014 03:55 am / Posted by John Salley to BD/DVD Backup, News

The latest update to the PS4 also improves the sound quality at 1.5x playback for both Blu-rays and DVDs.

ps4 can play blu-ray movies

Sony has updated its PlayStation 4 to play 3D Blu-ray movies.

Available now, version 1.75 of the PS4’s system software now matches the PlayStation 3 in being able to play 3D Blu-ray discs. All you need now to complete the picture is a compatible 3D TV and the 3D flicks.

Sony and Microsoft have each been striving to regularly update their latest gaming consoles to keep current owners happy and lure in new customers. The two companies continue to battle for market share, though Sony’s PS4 has actually outsold Microsoft’s Xbox One for several months in a row, according to research firm NPD. In June, the Xbox One still couldn’t compete with the PS4 despite Microsoft’s introduction of a lower-priced Kinect-less version.

For you PlayStation 4 owners not into 3D, you’ll find other changes in the latest update, according to Pocket-Lint.

The sound quality has been improved with Blu-ray discs and DVDs when you jack up the speed to 1.5 times its normal rate. System messages that once appeared on the top-right of the screen now show up in the left corner. Finally, featured content from Sony’s PlayStation Store has been added to the automatic download process so that such content gets added automatically when the console is either turned on or in standby mode.

PS4 owners should see the latest update already or soon.

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