PlayStation 4 patch adds PS4 Pro Boost Mode

Sony has announced that patch 4.50 for the PlayStation 4 can be downloaded from March 9. The update adds, among other things, Boost Mode for the PlayStation 4 Pro.

The patch also introduces the ability to play PS4 games from an external hard drive. This hard drive can be between 250 GB and 8 TB in size. The update also makes it possible to set screenshots as wallpaper.

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Another new feature allows you to create GIFs from gameplay footage. Patch 4.50 also gives you the option to watch 3D Blu-rays with your PlayStation VR headset.

Sony has previously announced that the PlayStation 4 Pro will get a Boost Mode. This mode increases the frame rate of games that have not received a special PS4 Pro patch. According to Sony, Boost Mode also improves loading times of specific games.