Sony's latest update on its animated emoji movie reveals that the film's plot will involve characters interacting with real mobile apps, such as Spotify. The news came at the studio's CinemaCon presentation at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
The 3.50 update for the PlayStation 4 might have brought features like Remote Play for PC and Mac, but a number of interesting hidden features have been found as well, including the return of the USB music player and 4TB drive support.
Sony continues to expand its lineup of full-frame E-mount (mirrorless) lenses. The new 70-300mm is the first E-mount lens to reach 300mm, while the new 50mm f/1.8 is an affordable prime that delivers great bokeh.
As promised, Sony is now offering the Core Bundle of its upcoming PlayStation VR headset. It includes the headset, an external processing box, and various cords, but doesn't include a PlayStation camera or Move controller.
Sony's third generation RX10, the Mark III, takes the best of the RX10 II and pairs it with a capable 25x Zeiss lens with optical image stabilization. The lens covers a long focal range, and uses Sony's latest lens technologies.
Ratchet & Clank, "the game based on the movie based on the game," is just a few weeks away, a new trailer should get newcomers up to speed on the story, as well as the profoundly annoying Captain Qwark.
Sony called it quits on PlayStation mobile only last year, but it's decided to give mobile gaming another shot. With its new company ForwardWorks, Sony aims to develop "full-fledged gaming titles" for phones, tablets, and other devices.