PS4 Firmware Update 1.60 Coming Tomorrow, New Sony Headphones Announced
According to a new status update on Twitter from English Community Manager Chris Owen as well as the European Playstation blog, PS4 firmware update 1.6 will be released tomorrow:
#PS4 firmware update tomorrow (v1.60) bringing Pulse Headset support, general stability improvements and ability to mute camera.
— Chris Owen (@Envisager_) February 3, 2014
This will bring compatibility support to PS4 for the PULSE Wireless Stereo Headset (including the GTA V limited edition version) and the original Wireless Stereo Headset.
Users will also be able to access custom sound modes for gameplay, music and movie experiences on PS4 and PS3 through the Headset Companion App, which will be coming soon for PlayStation Store via a free app.
Finally, a new pair of Sony headphones has been announced, called The Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0, which will be available starting on February 10th, 2014 (market dependant) at £79.99/€89.99 SRP.:
This new wireless headset for PS4 features 7.1 virtual surround sound, as well as a noise-cancelling internal microphone for chatting to friends on Party when playing online multiplayer.
The headset can be used at home using the USB wireless adaptor with PS4, PS3, PC or Mac for up to 8 hours due to its rechargeable battery. The headset can also be used for PS Vita or with other mobile devices using the included 3.5mm stereo mini jack. Below is a trailer featuring the new headset.