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PS5 firmware beta adds PS5 Discord voice chat, VRR support, and more

Get ready for VRR, Discord voice chat, and so much more!

Sony has just dropped the latest PlayStation 5 firmware beta, packed with new features to enhance your gaming experience. The beta version includes the highly anticipated Discord voice chat, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) support in 1440p resolution, and a host of accessibility options that gamers have been clamoring for.

Gamers in the United States, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, France, and Germany will receive codes with instructions to participate in the beta. Sony reminds us that some of these features may change or not make it to the official firmware based on the results, but we can’t wait to see what this beta has in store!

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PS5 Discord voice chat

With the latest PS5 software update, many gamers were left wanting more. But, the new beta version is answering the call with features requested by the gaming community.

PS5 new beta OS PS5 Discord voice chat

You’ll be able to connect your Discord and PlayStation Network accounts to chat with friends across gaming platforms. You can even start a Share Screen session directly from a friend’s profile. And, with the new voice chat icon, you’ll know when your friends are in a game you can join. Plus, you can now manually upload screenshots and clips to the PlayStation App.

Customizing Your Experience and Accessibility Options Galore

Although PS5 Discord voice chat is big news, it’s not the only news. With VRR support now available in 1440p resolution, your gaming experience on PC monitors will be smoother than ever. The game library now includes filters to easily find PlayStation VR or PSVR 2 titles when they become available on February 22.

You’ll also have more control over who can join or invite other players in multiplayer games, and migration from PS4 to PS5 saves will be more convenient. There is also the ability to transfer data between PS5 consoles via Wi-Fi or LAN cable so that your gaming experience is seamless.

Plus, Sony’s voice command technology has been integrated into the beta, allowing you to save video clips, and images, and start/stop recording with just your voice. This option is currently available in English for beta participants with US and UK accounts.

This PS5 OS beta is sure to bring a new level of excitement to your gaming experience. While we love the accessibility options the Xbox offers, Sony is stepping up to the plate. So, keep your fingers crossed and wait to see if you’re chosen to participate in this beta.

What do you think of the new PS5 firmware beta? Will you use PS5 Discord voice chat? Let us know on the forums!