Sony says it is reviewing comments regarding recent changes to the party system on PS4.
In the PlayStation blog post describing key features in Update 8.0, it detailed the UI changes that link Party and Messages. So now both apps use the same grouplayers for voice chats and message exchanges. "This basically means that instead of inviting someone to a party like you did before, you create a message group to invite someone to join your party.
There were also concerns about the nature of the voice chat recording. The new new voice chat functionality is about to become PS5 , allowing players to record their voice chat in order to report another player for inappropriate behavior. There was initially some confusion as to whether this would be a privacy issue when players on PS4 saw notifications regarding the recording of voice chats. Sony then responded to the concerns and gave more prdecisions in a update to blog 8.0 post .
"Following this update When updated, users see a notification regarding group security and that voice chats in groups can be saved, "the message says. " Recording voice chat for moderation is a feature that will be available on PS5 when it is released. launch and will allow users to record their voice conversations on PS5 and submit them for moderation review. The pop-up you are seeing on PS4 right now is to let you know that when you join a chat with a PS5 user (after launch), they can submit recordings from their PS5 console to SIE. "
We do not yet know how Sony will respond to commentions, but with a promise to keep us updated in the tweet, more information is sure to come.
In other news, this handy new icon will tell your friends if you play on PS4 or PS5 .