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  • michael-campbell - April 11, 2014 11:48 a.m.

    Need Better plastic on the analog sticks use same as ps4 that be number 1 to let use save are own movies and music on hdd 3d user name to Fort that for a long time since as we buy games and that and can't take then to a new account
  • BonerKing69 - February 27, 2014 10:51 p.m.

    Hey! Thanks for writing about me guys ;)
  • CitizenWolfie - February 27, 2014 12:29 p.m.

    I feel very let down with what the PS4 can actually do (or not do) compared to Sony were implying the PS4 would do out of the box. Even the Blu ray player is sub par compared to PS3's. My number one improvement would be to patch in all the media playback that PS3 has - music, video etc. It feels like they should come as standard with consoles today so PS4 has been a total step back in that respect. The other would be to make it easier to remote play over the internet, away from home. I don't know what I'm doing wrong, I followed all the steps on their site, I set my router for remote access but unless the PS4 is left on and in the same place as my Vita, I get nothing. And I've been trying it in places with good connections as well! There's lots of little things too, namely automatic updates not downloading, loads of crashes, games just dashboarding themselves mid game...
  • Eightboll812 - March 7, 2014 7:29 a.m.

    I agree with a lot of what you wrote. I just wanted to say that I haven't had any (that I remember) crashes or games dashboarding. Maybe you have a defective unit?
  • MeanwhileGuy - February 27, 2014 7:40 a.m.

    A few of these are good points, I'd love to be able to stream stuff from my laptop or play ANYTHING from a USB. Aside from that, my only major annoyance is that the share button just doesn't work sometimes. For example, I was playing Black Flag the other day, something amusing happened, so I thought I'd share it. When I pressed the button and selected upload video clip, the thumbnail was right and the video timecode was correct, but the gameplay was random stuff from an hour previously. It's happened a fair few times now for me to be annoyed. I did some research and found a lot of people are having the same problem, mostly with disc based releases like Black Flag, Battlefield 4 and CoD Ghosts. Anyone else got this?
  • Timstertimster - February 27, 2014 9:13 a.m.

    Yes. I stopped using it because it hardly ever works at all for me
  • peaceful765 - February 27, 2014 1:44 a.m.

    I want to be able to use the remote play on my Vita with a DS4 controller. Hate use Vita controls for PS4 games (except Marvel Lego). Or why not stream the game footage to phone/tablet but use the DS4 controller which can still be connected via bluetooth to PS4. Shouldn't be hard to integrate with the Playstation app.
  • Timstertimster - February 27, 2014 9:15 a.m.

    Tooooooootally!!! I so want to stream the video signal to my iPad. In the late 90's Sony already had a TV set of this kind. So it certainly isn't a technology issue.
  • SnakeinmyBoot - February 26, 2014 10:02 p.m.

    Haha, shutter glasses still exist. 3D is dumb gimmick that still gets some people to shell out an extra $3.50 for a movie ticket but has become an afterthought in the home entertainment market. Maybe Sony's VR headset will work with 3D Blurays and they're holding 3D support back to sell more of those units when they come out. I thought the PS4 had a standard 2.5mm or 3.5mm cell plug for it's headsets, like the xbox HAD last gen. I'd just use a cheap set with an inline volume control and mic switch. Sony's still lame for hiding a setting like that, though. That's a post-Win 8 M$ UI move right there. External drives would be nice. If I had games installed on my 40GB PS3 when I upgraded to a 120GB, I would have had to plug in an external drive anyway or redownload most everything again. Wait, the background can't be changed on a PS4? What's this generation taking steps backward in many obvious "don't touch unless you improve it" departments? Of course they don't want you streaming stuff you've already bought . They aren't selling from their ridiculous stores as much as they want that way. This is what I hated about the last gen. They went from boxes that could play DVDs in the PS2/Xbox era to overpriced multi-media machines constantly telling me to buy, buy, buy before I can even put a disc in the thing. Offering games is one thing, but trying to sell me movies and music locked to that system or only that manufacturer's line of devices is when I start turn "load disc on start-up" back on. The suspend/ resume thing is an easy fix. Most consoles since 7th gen always got standby power, wasting tiny amounts of juice so you don't have to flip a switch. Though, the memory wasn't probably getting any to save energy. Now both Sony's and M$'s are based on standard PC hardware, and PCs(including Macs) have had a sleep mode for almost 2 decades. It's just a matter of code and working out glitches. This might very well have been another feature Sony cut to get it out the door by November.
  • brickman409 - February 26, 2014 7:18 p.m.

    I agree with all of these except for 3D blu-ray. 3D is dead, nobody wants it.
  • homestar99 - February 26, 2014 3:57 p.m.

    I like Twitch but I'd rather be posting funny Youtube videos. Where the fuck is my Youtube support Sony! You get free advertising and I get to do what I love.
  • NoMoneyLeftBoy - February 26, 2014 3:11 p.m.

    I personally use my iPhone earbuds a lot in my DualShock4 but doing so disables the mic on the PS4 camera meaning I can't speak to people in game or use voice recognition feature, which kinda sucks.
  • JMarsella09 - February 26, 2014 3:07 p.m.

    All I want is from the next gen systems right now is games, because when it comes down to it the WiiU has better exclusives than either the PS4 and Xbox one currently.
  • Fuzunga - February 26, 2014 1:58 p.m.

    That last thing about the home screen is the biggest thing for me.
  • wolfyman1000 - February 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

    I think we were disrespected with next gen way not make it simple like ps3 was.and why was it not backwards compatible that way people would mind if they up the price.why cant you download movies or songs its next gen i wana heir my music while i play.its to many things they left out.also simple things seem difficult Like excepting friend request or sending them.plus somebody tell playstation those side view indy or otherwise games are corny its a way video game creators get lazy not having to make real games.you have a new system make better games not worse games.why doesnt the internet work at all no youtube are any video watching site.you gave us a system that doesnt do anything besides play games and thats not why we all loved ps3.so please make these things right!!!!!
  • SpeedHighway - February 12, 2014 10:51 a.m.

    #10's just not true. My A50 headset's volume control is a free-spinner (meaning it doesn't have a finite spin distance one way or the other) and works flawlessly. :) It does, however, have to be setup very strangely. I have to set it to "Chat Only" (per the mnfr instructions) in order to get All sound to go through the headset. Works great at night when my little one is trying to get to sleep as I can turn the TV volume down and put on the headset.
  • SPAZFM - February 11, 2014 2:04 p.m.

    Youtube would be nice
  • udUbdaWgz - November 29, 2013 6:06 p.m.

    it's funny that so many of the things listed as needing improvement are multi-media and multi-player issues. you know, the very things people are criticizing msoft for emphasizing. (and, are good at, btw.)
  • Eightboll812 - November 29, 2013 10:26 p.m.

    Honestly don't even get your point here. The things that are multi-media related are mostly things the Xbone doesn't even do yet, so saying Sony should improve them isn't a negative comparison against Xbone, which supposedly MS emphasized but just didn't implement. Share directly to Youtube -- Not sure MS offers that? PS3 Game streaming -- MS has said they aren't planning to have game streaming any time soon. Adjustable display size for livestreaming -- MS doesn't have livestreaming on Xbone yet. So at least PS4 has livestreaming to complain about.
  • udUbdaWgz - November 29, 2013 6:03 p.m.

    "better graphics, integrated streaming and lots of power" does NOT mean "next-gen." TRUE "next-gen" takes place in the minds of developers. when will people finally get it?

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