SHAREfactory also gets an update on PS4 today

The PlayStation 4's free video-editing app SHAREfactory is receiving an update today. There's quite a few new features in this free udpate, with some of the improvements made based on user feedback.

Among the new features are the ability to import screenshots into projects and a new theme for The Last of Us. The latter is especially fitting given today is the release of The Last of Us: Remastered on PS4. The update also adds some filter effects and stickers.

Below is a more descriptive overview of the changes coming to SHAREfactory in today's update, courtesy of Sony.

  • The Last of Us theme: Just in time for the launch of The Last of Us Remastered on PS4, the new patch will add a custom theme from the critically acclaimed action-adventure game, so you can spice up your captured gameplay moments with SHAREfactory. The new TLOUR theme includes 39 new stickers, six new transitions, two new background images plus new intro, outro and title clips.
  • Import screenshots into projects: You’ll be able to import screenshots from your capture gallery to the SHAREfactory videos you create. This is a feature that many of you have requested, and we are really excited to bring this to SHAREfactory to make it easier for you to create your memorable moments. Keep those requests coming!
  • Additional updates: With this patch, you’ll also notice some newly added filter effects and stickers, as well as UI improvements. We are always trying to give you the players more fun tools to make your video projects that much better!

Sony notes that starting today you can also include photos captured using Photo Mode, the special screenshot capturing feature in inFamous: Second Son and now The Last of Us: Remastered. "Photo wasy is a great way to enhance your gameplay screenshots and add your artistic talents to make the photos much more mesmerizing," SCEA's Scott McCarthy said.

In addition to the SHAREfactory update, Sony has also released PS4 system firmware update 1.75 today. Here are the patch notes.