PS5 Is Getting Multiple New Features, 4 Years Too Late


The expected PS5 system software update brings new features to the console’s home screen.

New widgets and Explore page backgrounds are helpful but limited in customization options.

PS5 home screen updates, while welcome, highlight missed opportunities for user-friendly features earlier in the console’s life cycle.

New features for the PlayStation 5 system software are on the way, and while some are much needed improvements, it’s hard not to feel like these particular additions should have been part of the console’s user experience from the beginning. Sony’s PS5 is approaching its fourth anniversary, and while the system software itself rightfully takes …