You won't need PS Plus for Netflix or party chat, and your friends list will cap at 2,000

Sony has confirmed that you won't need a PS Plus subscription to make use of the PlayStation 4's party chat functionality

Sony has released another Q&A video, and in it they talk about alot of changes between PS3 and PS4, and one of them is that 'Party Chat' will no longer required you to have an valid PSN+ account.

At the moment, a PlayStation Plus subscription is needed to the online multiplayer of most titles, though services like Netflix, party chat, and free-to-play games like DC Universe Online will be available without it.

Additionally, the video also confirms that PlayStation 4 friends lists will be capped at 2,000 people, DualShock 3 controllers won't work with the PS4 while the PlayStation Move will, and your PSN avatar and username will carry over to PlayStation 4 along with a host of privacy options.

One of the biggest concerns fans have raised about the PlayStation 4 is just how many features will be accessible without owning a PS Plus account.
NEWS SOURCE: PlayStation 4: Party Chat Will be Free to All (via) IGN