To be fair to Sony, we can see what it is trying to do with Parties on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Effectively, it wants them to be more Discord-esque, allowing you to communicate with your playmates different different ways. The problem is that this change will at the expense of the simplicity of the previous system, and we are somewhat surprised that it has passed the prototyping stage.
After days of intense criticism, the company took to Twitter to notify fans that it was listening to feedback. Honestly, it’s a bit hard to miss based on the evidence we̵7;ve seen:
That is the breadth of the message, so there are no suggested solutions so far, but hopefully it will find a way to give everyone the best of both worlds. Ultimately, something needs to change, as players are unhappy with the changes introduced this week. What are your thoughts on the new Party system? Share your feedback in the comments section below.