PS4 Patch Notes: Current Version (v504.0) & Upcoming ()

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Current Version: v504 All PC equivalent content up & functionality through v254.93 including: New Mechanic: Hairstyles & Facial Hair (with real-time growing), Hair Dye-ing, & Haircutting + Scissors.  Tek Tier Phase 1: Tek Engram system, Element Resource system, Tek Replicator, Tek Rifle, Tek Helmet, Tek Visor, Tek Jetpack, Tek Boots, Tek Gloves, Tek Rex Saddle, Tek Transmitter, and more. New Dino: Ovis Aries! New Dino: Basilosaurus! New Dino: Baryonyx! New Dino: Purlovia! New Item: Lance (for jousting of course!), and you can now also use a Shield when Weapon-Riding (provided you are using an appropriate Weapon). TheCenter Mega Update Third person mode, accessed by holding down the Map button and then selecting third person. Additional Server Host and Single Player Settings (Deleting Save & Maximum Difficulty) Major Distance Field Shadow Memory Improvements Valentines Holiday Event, details here: Version: v503.0 Added Procedurally Generated Maps mode! Switched to new memory allocator for much more efficient memory usage (resolves any OOM crashes) and better performance New Dino: Cnidaria! New Dino: Troodon! New Dino: Tusoteuthis! New Dino: Pegomastax! New Dino: Therizinosaurus! 2 New Full-Scale Underwater Caves (progression-oriented with Artifacts!) * All PC equivalent content up & functionality through v253.x Version: v502.7
* Reduced cases where Invites fail
* Reduced dedicated server stalling
  Version: v502.2
- Holiday Content hooks
- Vsync On/Off/Adaptive Options for increased framerate (set it to "Off" or "Adaptive" for higher framerate!)
- Memory savings of over 300MB! Consequent stability improvements.
- Fixed memory leak with viewing Explorer Notes.
- Performance increase of approximately 7% due to use of new PhysX libraries
- Various invite & crash fixes
- Content up thru PC v252.0 (PGM's will be coming in the next patch in early January) v501.2
- "Detailed Graphics" Option now runs 1080p native on PS4 Pro
- Fixed Fonts not appearing properly if running PlayStation with languages other than English, French, Italian, or German (until this patch is released, if your game is not displaying Fonts correctly, please change your system langauge to one of those)
- Europe: Primitive+ added
- Option to disable Outgoing Voice Chat (for Streamers etc)
- Fixed Invites
- Fixed N/A Ping times sorting incorrectly
- Fixed Ping times to player-hosted servers
- Fixed Cross-Ark List to display only the servers you can actually transfer to
- Fixed a case where you could get stuck in trees / foliage
- Fixed miscellaneous crashes and improved API-related use cases ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- v501.0
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