The latest firmware update for the PS4, version 2.50, will be bringing with it a slew of new features that PS4 owners will be able to enjoy, including the long-awaited suspend/resume feature.
For those not in the know, the suspend/resume feature allows players to put their PS4 into rest mode, leaving their current game in its state, only to be resumed when the user powers up the console again. It’s a nifty feature and it’s actually present on the PS Vita, quite a handy too to have actually.
So how long does it take to get back into your game after putting it into rest mode? Well, according to Youtube user Marc Moran, around 15 seconds, at least for Rockstar’s next-gen port of GTA V.
Check out the clip below, which isn’t the best in terms of quality but it looks authentic enough.
[Update] The user has since removed the video from Youtube, most likely fearing a backlash from Sony as beta testers are not supposed to be sharing the details just yet. Naughty naughty.
For those who didn’t see the clip before it was removed, the short video shows the player turning on the PS4 from its resting state and by my watch it took bang on 15 seconds for the game to load up GTA V to a playable screen, quite impressive considering it usually takes around 2 minutes to get in-game from booting up GTA V on PS4.
[Update #2] A new source has emerged with a video of the suspend feature and GTA V, check it out down below. It should be noted that at the moment, this feature is still in beta testing, so times may vary between users and the end result could be different once the feature is released alongside the update.