Sony Interactive Entertainment is removing Facebook integration from the PlayStation four. As of Monday, Oct. 7, Facebook attributes will no longer be supported on Sony’s existing-gen method, which means PS4 owners will not be capable to share gameplay, screenshots, and other gaming activities by means of Facebook.
The removal of Facebook integration also suggests that PS4 owners will not be capable to come across PlayStation Network pals by means of their Facebook accounts.
Facebook “will no longer be supplied as a location to share screenshots, videos, music, trophy information, or hyperlinks to gameplay broadcasts,” Sony says on its PlayStation help site. In addition, PS4 owners will no longer be capable to import profile photos from their Facebook profiles. Facebook integration was portion of the PlayStation four connectivity attributes at launch.
Sony did not supply an explanation for the removal of Facebook integration on PS4, but we’ve reached out to the corporation for additional data. In 2018, Facebook mentioned that it was restricting how third-celebration firms could use its members information, and especially named two partners, Sony and Microsoft, as firms that accessed some Facebook information, as a outcome of a application bug, even following Facebook had shut down specific integrations.
A new firmware update for PlayStation four is rolling out this week. Version 7.00 of the PS4’s method application will enhance the quantity of players in parties and adds new Remote Play selections.