(Pocket-lint) – With the PlayStation 5 launch simply weeks away, and avid gamers the world over gearing up for his or her first style of next-generation gameplay, Sony’s given its companion app for smartphones a hearty lick of recent paint.
The app’s been refreshed fairly considerably with a completely new design and performance, giving a person expertise that ought to observe extra carefully to the way it’ll really feel utilizing the PS5.
One huge change is bringing the PS Retailer into the app natively, letting you browse video games, purchase them, and set them to obtain in your console all from a single interface.
Messages are additionally built-in, together with the choice of voice chat, which is ideal if you do not have quick access to a headset that’ll work together with your console.
The brand new house display screen permits you to try your exercise and trophies for recently-played video games, with tabs on the backside letting you entry information, the PS Retailer, your library of video games, and a search operate. A drag-down menu on the prime of the display screen provides fixed entry to your messages and events, in the meantime.
Sony additionally says that if you get a PS5 you can remotely launch video games from the app, in addition to utilizing it to handle storage in your console and signal into the console rapidly if you first set it up, all of which sound helpful.
Writing by Max Freeman-Mills.