New PS5 system software update patch notes include added parties feature

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Sony has rolled out a brand new system software update for their current-gen PlayStation console. The PS5 system software update 24.01-08.60.00 patch notes include an added and useful feature to parties, as well as improvements to the PULSE Elite wireless headsets.

Below are the full patch notes for the PS5 system software update 24.01-08.60.00:

  • We’ve added new features in Parties.
    • In the Parties tab, you can now see the list of parties you’ve joined in the past. You can easily restart a party just by selecting it from the Recent list.
  • We’ve updated the device software for the PULSE Elite wireless headset and PULSE Explore wireless earbuds.
    • You can now use the sound equaliser feature.
    • You can now use the sidetone feature, which makes it easier for you to hear your own voice in voice chats.
  • When you have a PULSE Elite wireless headset or PULSE Explore wireless earbuds nearby, a notification will now appear to let you connect to them quickly. You can now easily switch the connection from your PC to your PS5 through this notification.
  • We’ve improved system software performance and stability.
  • We’ve improved the messages and usability on some screens.

The size of the update is only 1.186GB. It’s nothing massive, but the new parties feature is useful and timesaving.

For more news concerning updates, you can find the patch notes for Valorant update 8.01. As for PS5, the release time for Tekken 8 is set as is the release time for Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth.

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