Lightbar Dimming Coming To A PS4 Near You

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Through his Twitter account, Sony Computer Entertainment president of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida confirmed that an upcoming firmware update will allow PlayStation 4 owners to dim the DualShock 4's light bar. However, it won't be possible to turn it off completely.


DualShock 4's light bar is tracked by the PS4 camera to enable motion-detection for games that support it. Additionally, games such as Thief and Shadow Fall use it to convey extra information to the player.

Sony has also promised upcoming PlayStation 4 firmware updates to improve the console's sharing, streaming and game pre-loading options.

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