Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that it's almost ready to test out the next iteration of the PlayStation 4's system software. System update 5.50 is coming and Sony is looking for beta testers. Users in the United States (and Canada for the first time ever) can sign up right here to try out the new update. You have until the start of the beta in February to register.
"Beta testers for our previous major system software update, version 5.00, got a preview of features like Family on PSN, friend list management, message improvements and much more before launch," wrote Sony Interactive Entertainment America Senior Product Marketing Manager Brian Dunn on the PlayStation Blog.
"If you're part of the program, you'll receive an email with instructions on downloading the beta version of the next system software. In order to sign up, you'll need a PS4 system with an internet connection and SEN account. And remember - you can roll back to the previous system software at any time," he added.
When they register for this beta, users can choose to be automatically included in future beta updates. Doing so will net you an exclusive PlayStation avatar. Sony has yet to outline what features players can expect in the upcoming beta.
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