Sony will let PS5 owners record their voice chats and snitch on fellow players

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some PlayStation 4 users who downloaded the latest 8.0 update got an unwelcome surprise this morning: their console informed them that Sony had the right to record their voice for moderation purposes. Here’s a couple examples: Not only did sony break every ps4 due to how bad the update was, they're even recording us #PS4 pic.twitter.com/006eQznRdf— Mini (@_Minii17) October 14, 2020 So apparently, in case y'all didn't know this beforehand. But apparently the newest Sony update to the PS4 and will continue onto 5 will be recording your voice while in party chat. pic.twitter.com/T0VIbwIpZe— TSN | Ittarra BooOda : Still recovering (@IttarraOda) October 14, 2020 Initially, the update’s release notes contained no mention of voice... Continue reading…

Sony will let PS5 owners record their voice chats and snitch on fellow players
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Some PlayStation 4 users who downloaded the latest 8.0 update got an unwelcome surprise this morning: their console informed them that Sony had the right to record their voice for moderation purposes.

Here’s a couple examples:

Initially, the update’s release notes contained no mention of voice...

Continue reading…