So, you just got a new PS4 this Christmas, now what? Well, first Congratulations that now you have the latest PlayStation console at your home. PlayStation 4 is released in 3 basic models namely PS4, PS4 Slim and PS 4 Pro. And now the settings which we’re going to talk about in this blog post falls right for all these versions of PlayStation.
Wondering where to begin? Here are a ton of tweaks that you need to instantly make on your new PlayStation 4 that will surely improve your overall gaming experience.
Let’s check out 5 quick PlayStation 4 Settings that you need to make on your brand-new gaming console to make the most of it!
As they say, first things first! This is like the central hub where you’ll find almost all settings of your PS 4 from little to most complicated ones. Be it about capturing screenshots or turning on your TV with PS 4, you will find almost everything here. Just scroll through the list and see what all you can do with your new PlayStation 4.
Agree or not, but we all have a tendency to stick to our living room couch as soon as start playing our favorite games on PS4. We almost lose track of time and get highly indulged in games. Well, yes that’s what PS4 does to all hard-core gaming fans. Thanks to PlayStation 4’s Rest mode that at least the console can take a few relaxing breaths in low power mode. When you enable “Rest Mode” on PlayStation 4, the system goes in ultra-low power mode and download updates in the background. Another important feature that Rest Mode offers is that you can also charge your DualShock 4 Controller directly from PS4.
Automatic Game Updates
Imagine you called up all your close friends at your place for playing PlayStation games together. And just when you sat on the couch for playing it says that there’s the latest update available for this game and do you want to install it right now? How would you feel about that? You’ll sure want to play your favorite game’s latest version of course. But why wait any longer, right? Head on to PS 4 Settings and enable “Install Automatically” option from the list so that all your favorite games stay up to date running in latest versions.
Set up Parental Controls
Setting up Parental Controls is one of the must-do things on your PlayStation 4 so that they don’t get access to any explicit content in your absence. Once you enable Parental Controls on your PS 4, it will see a restriction passcode on your profile. Your kids won’t be able to get access to any inappropriate content without a passcode. Head on to Settings> Parental Controls/Family Management> PS 4 System Restrictions and set up a passcode.
The Boost Mode
Boost mode is one of the major highlights of PlayStation 4. Enabling the Boost mode on PS 4 will improve the overall experience of playing games. With Boost Mode turned ON your console will run on higher power thereby offering a smoother experience for running games. Boost Mode feature is only available on PlayStation 4 Pro console but it’s definitely something that you would like to turn ON every time you’re playing your favorite games.
Here was a quick rundown of some of the best PlayStation 4 settings that will help you in getting started with your new gaming console. Make these little tweaks in settings to improve your overall gaming experience on PlayStation!