9 Dumb Things The PS4 Doesn't Do Yet
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I've been using the PlayStation 4 for a few months now, and even though it's mostly been aBattlefield 4
box, I've enjoyed it a lot. The Dualshock 4 is a joy to use, and the interface is incredibly fast compared to my bloated Xbox 360 dashboard. PlayStation Plus is, of course, a huge benefit. There's a lot to love, but it'll need a few updates before it feels like a fully-featured, next-gen console. Here are nine dumb things I really wish my PS4 could do.
1) PROPER CLOUD SYNCING FOR SAVES
My girlfriend and I play shooters together, and we're both snobs who need our own consoles and hate split-screen. The result? We're probably one of the few households to own two PS4s, and that means we've dealt with a fair amount of cloud save issues. The bottom line is this: I don't want to have to think about whether my save files are up-to-date on the console I'm about to use. If my profile is on a PS4, my saves should be too. The last thing I should have to do is manually upload and download saves from cloud storage or wonder why my progress in a game is mysteriously missing.
2) YOUTUBE VIDEO UPLOADS
So you build this video sharing aspect into your console, to the point where the controller itself is built with sharing in mind. Then, you give people the ability to save gameplay clips and upload them to...Facebook? The lack of YouTube integration on the PS4 is a huge fail at the moment, and makes the clip recording aspect of the sharing feature seem useless.
3) BETTER SCREENSHOT MANAGEMENT
Speaking of sharing aspects being nearly useless -- the screenshot feature lacks the ability to upload screenshots on social media services that specialize in photos, like Instagram. Worse, there's no reason why you can't do whatever you want with screenshots. Even on Vita, I can take a screenshot and email it to myself or plug my Vita into my PC, then grab the screenshots and use them however I want. Future updates should provide easy and unlimited freedom for such a basic feature...
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