PlayStation Support on Lack of PS4 Web Browser Flash Support: No Details on Plans to Add it, Try the Mobile Version of a Website

November 19, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


If you’ve used the PlayStation 4’s web browser at all, you’ve probably noticed how it doesn’t support Flash, which restricts some stuff you’d normally be able to do on a web browser.

PlayStation Support has given an official update on the lack of Flash support, but it probably isn’t the one you were hoping for:

The PlayStation 4 web browser does not support the Flash plug-in. This means that some websites that require the Flash plug-in may not display or function as intended. In many cases, visiting the mobile version of a website will yield a more PS4-friendly iteration.

We do not have information on any future plans regarding the inclusion of Flash in the PS4’s web browser.

By going to the PlayStation Support site, you’ll also notice how there’s been a PlayStation Network alert since yesterday, letting you know of the following issues:

Due to high volume on our network, some users may experience some additional latency. We are aware of the issue and working to resolve as quickly as possible. We are sorry and appreciate your patience.

What are your thoughts on the lack of Flash on PS4? Let us know in the comments below.

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