PlayStation 4 News UPDATE: Play 4K Video via Media Player in New PS4 Pro Update, PS5, PS Store Global Update, More

Sony Updates PlayStation 4 Pro Media Player to Support 4K Playback videos which are in mp4 format, PlayStation 5 news, Slimmer PS4 and more

Latest new PS4 Update is finally arrived with the one great feature to support 4K videos via Media Player App on PS4 Pro Update. Sony has pushed the New PS4 Update to PlayStation Pro Update make its Media Player App which allow PS4 Pro users to play 4K videos in MP4 format.

With the new PS4 Update, you can play videos you can put that onto a USB drive or home server and play it via using the Media Player App. You must need a 4K TV indeed, and this doesn’t mean you can pop in a 4K Blu-Bay and expect it to work – the disc drive doesn’t support them. But digital files which are in mp4 format should work just better.

There is also one more great thing about the new PS4 Update is that the PS4 Pro also supports 4K virtual reality playback. So, you can play 4K content in the media player app only in MP4 format on your PS4 Pro console. Sony says announced that the home server would automatically appear as a media option in the Player app, so you can easily find media. You must note that USB storage will not work if the external device has been formatted as extended storage for the PS4 console.

Most of people are enjoying 4K streaming on PS4 Pro, if you are still not aware that streaming video apps including Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu in 4K content available on your PS4 Pro.

PlayStation 5 News & Update

Sony has earn very great business of its PS4 console, people believes that Sony wouldn’t release its new PS5 until 2020. But, the Macquarie Research analyst Damian Thong claim that Sony wound release its PS5 console in the second half of the 2018 to compete the Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio which said to be the world’s most powerful console.


There are some new feature expected in PS5 console such are native 4K streaming and ten teraflops of graphics processing power, with compare to Microsoft’s Scorpio will have only six teraflops of power. Future PlayStation 5 consoles like PS5 and Project Scorpio would provide native 4K support, while the current console offer 4K support simply by upscaling 2K or 1080p output.

What about Slimmer PlayStation 4 Pro?

According to DigiTimes, Sony is also planning to launch the thinner version of PS4 console. Well, a Japanese company has already offered a slim PlayStation 4 to costumers at the low price. Well, there is no more official detail about the Slimmer PS4, but hope that Sony will announced soon.

PlayStation Store Global Update – March 28, 2017

Sony is releasing PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Portable owners new content, add-ons, games and more in every week. Here’s full lineup PlayStation Store updates for the major regions across the globe. Take a look of some PlayStation Store Update below.


North American Update

March PlayStation Plus Lineup


  • Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition ($50.99)(out 4-7)
  • Cosmic Star Heroine ($14.99/PS+ $11.99)(out 4-11)
  • Toukiden 2 with Bonus ($59.99)(out 4-3)
  • Yooka-Laylee ($39.99)(out 4-11)

PSVR Games

  • Fated: The Silent Oath ($9.99)
  • Korix ($19.99)

PS4 Games

  • Anoxemia ($7.99)
  • Digerati Indie Darling Bundle ($10.19)
  • Harvest Moon®: A Wonderful Life Special Edition ($14.99)
  • Has-been Heroes ($19.99)
  • Heroes of the Monkey Tavern ($7.99)
  • Horse Racing 2016 ($12.99)
  • KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 +2.5 ReMIX ($49.99)
  • MLB The Show 17 ($59.99)
  • MLB The Show 17 MVP Edition ($69.99)
  • MLB The Show 17 Digital Deluxe Edition ($99.99)
  • Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call ($9.99)
  • Old Time Hockey ($11.99)
  • Rain World ($19.99)
  • B.I. Baseball 17 ($19.99)
  • Resident Evil Super Bundle ($51.99)
  • Skyforge: Early Adopter Pack ($14.99/PS+ $11.99)
  • Snake Pass ($19.99)
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division® Premium Credits Edition ($65.99)
  • Vikings-Wolves of Midgard ($59.99)
  • We are the Dwarves ($13.49)
  • Zero Eszcape: The Nonary games ($49.99)

PS4 Add-on Content

  • Battlefield 1 They Shall Not Pass ($14.99)
  • CoD: Infinite Warfare DLC (Free and up)
  • Dark Souls III: The Ringed City ($14.99)
  • FFXV Episode Gladiolus ($4.99)
  • LittleBigPlanet Mass Effecr Andromeda DLC (Free)
  • Mafia III: Faster Baby ($14.99)
  • Minecraft DLC ($1.99 and up)
  • Korix DLC ($.99 and up)
  • MLB The Show 17 Stub packs ($.99 and up)
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Wildlands – Ghost Pack: Unidad ($4.99)
  • The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 3 ($4.99)

PS Vita Games

  • Salt and Sanctuary ($17.99)
  • Zero Eszcape: The Nonary games ($39.99)

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