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PS4 1.62 update with YouTube app necessity

Now that PS4 update 1.61 has gone live this week, are you happy with the update or are you disappointed that Sony didn’t introduce more new features to the system? One of the most anticipated features has still not arrived though we see, with Sony keeping fans waiting for the PS4 YouTube app.

As many gamers are finding out, the PS4 1.61 update does not include a native YouTube app. We’re not sure as to why it is taking so long, but obviously we are hoping that Sony are planning to finally release it with the next PS4 1.62 update.

It’s perhaps more frustrating when you take into consideration that the Xbox One launched with a fully functional YouTube app, so what’s the delay for Sony? The PS3 YouTube app works fine, so is it just not a case of simply transferring the relevant materials over to the new setup?

We can only assume that YouTube are partnering with Sony to make the PS4 YouTube app the best experience it possibly can be on console, and that it could even offer additional functionality not included on the Xbox One version.

Meanwhile, the wait for the app appears to be playing on the minds of consumers who are starting to get tired of waiting:

What are your thoughts on the new update that has just gone live. Are you disappointed that Sony are still keeping you waiting for the native YouTube app?

Let us know what other PS4 1.62 features you would like to see for the next update.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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