PS5 Update 22.02-06.00.00.42 Released for New Features This September 7

PS5 Update 22.02-06.00.00.42

Sony has rolled out PS5 update 22.02-06.00.00.42, and this is to add new features to the console! This adds 1440p HMID support, as well as help sorting game libraries easier, and there’s even an update on the Game Help feature too. Read on for what’s new in the PS5 September 7 update patch notes.

This is the big firmware update that had its beta rollout announced this past July.

PS5 Update 22.02-06.00.00.42 | PS5 September 7 Update Patch Notes:

Size: 1.068GB

Check out the complete patch notes straight from the console itself:

System Software Update:

For the best PlayStation experience, make sure your PS5 system software is always updated to the latest version. To learn more, see the online user’s guide from (Settings) on your PS5.

Main features in this system software update

  • In Game Library, you can now create custom gamelists to better organize your games.
  • You can create your gamelist with the Game Library by selecting the [Your Collection] tab. Select games to add to your gamelist, and then decide what to name.

We’ve update the following for the Game Help feature:

  • Game Help now informs you when there’s help available, on both PS5 and mobile via PlayStation App.
  • You can adjust whether the Game Help notifications are displayed. On PS5, select [Settings] > [Notifications] > [Game Help]. On PlayStation App, select mobile via PlayStation App.
  • You can adjust whether the Game Help notifications are displayed. On PS5, select [Settings] > [Notifications] > [Game Help]. On PlayStation App, select [Settings] > [Push Notifications] > [Game Help].

1440p HDMI video output is now supported.

  • Before use, run a test to see if your HDMI device supports 1440p output by going to [Settings] > [Screen and Video] > [Video Output] > [Test 1440p Output].

Other updated features

We’ve updated the following in Game Base:

  • You can now request party members to Share Screen to watch their gameplay. Go to the voice chat card, select the party member you want to send the request to, and then select [Request Share Screen].
  • When you join a party, and a party member is playing a game that you can join, you’ll now receive a notification. You can join the game directly from the notification.
  • When you receive a message, you can now view the sender’s profile by selecting the message and pressing the button.
  • We’ve update the following for [Friend Requests].
  • When you accept a friend request in the [Received] list, you can now view your new friend’s profile in [Accepted Requests.]
  • In the Game Base card, you can now send stickers and voice messages to your groups.

The following features are added to game hubs:

  • In-progress activities can now be shown prominently at the top of the game hub to make it as easy and as fast as possible to get back to where you left off.
  • If Game Help is available for an activity, the [View Hints] button will appear.
  • In the [Videos based on your recent gameplay] section, you’ll see labels for why the videos are recommended for you, such as “Fast Play”, “High Score”, or “Top Performance”.

While using the web browser, you can now select between two types of zoom functions.

  • “Zoom” lets you increase the size of the elements on the page while adjusting their layout so everything fits without having to scroll left and right.
  • “Magnify” increases the size of everything on the page without layout adjustments.
  • The maximum zoom/magnification rate is now 500%

We’ve reorganized the 3D audio settings.

  • These settings are now under [3D Audio for TV Speakers] and [3D Audio for Headphones] in [Settings] > [Sound].
  • You can now listen and compare the difference between 3D and stereo audio on the same screen.

Voice Command now supports searching for content in YouTube using voice.

  • From anywhere on the PS5, including during gameplay, you can say “Hey PlayStation, search for [keyword] to YouTube.” The YouTube app will open and relevant search results will be shown.

We’ve updated the following for Remote Play:

  • It’s now easier to use the keyboard on your PC or Mac when using PS Remote Play.
  • We’ve removed the text entry box so you can use your keyboard to type directly onto your PS5 or PS4.
  • In addition to typing, you can also now use the keyboard to control games that support it.

 

  • Custom button assignments re now enabled in the passcode input screen.
  • We’ve updated the DualSense wireless controller device software to improve stability.

Version: 22.02-06.00.00

That’s about it for this firmware update. If there are other stuff unearthed from it that’s not listed above, we’ll update the article accordingly.

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