Sony is looking to players to try out new features and updates by inviting them to the PlayStation 4 beta program.
The new program allows players to try out the unfinished but functional updates which will eventually roll out to players. Player feedback will be collected and evaluated for the updates through the forums. However, Sony offers no solid promises on delivering everything that players might suggest.
While we can’t always implement changes suggested by the community, it’s super valuable for us to hear your feedback to help guide the direction we take
Sony describes the PlayStation 4 beta as
The beta program will kick off in early March, and if you’re part of the program, you’ll receive an email with instructions on downloading the system software
The first instance of the PlayStation 4 Beta will start with version 3.5 which you can sign up for here.
Microsoft has had impressive success with the preview program with feedback and updates being implemented based on player feedback. Sony is sure to look to replicate that success on their platform as the current market dominant platform.