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News: Could a Future PS4 Firmware Update Bring Online Friend Notifications?

Could a Future PS4 Firmware Update Bring Online Friend Notifications?

Sony video suggests so

While the PlayStation 3 launched with the feature, the PlayStation 4 doesn’t have online friend notifications yet. This is probably due to the device allowing you to add up to 2,000 buddies, which could result in a lot of ‘xXCuttoPiecesXx Is Now Online’ icons appearing. Regardless of this potential problem, it’s one of...

News: Wait, There's a New PlayStation 3 Firmware Update?

Wait, There's a New PlayStation 3 Firmware Update?

Nod like Churchill Dog

Sony’s pledged its ongoing support to the ageing PlayStation 3 by releasing a new firmware update for the machine. The operating system overhaul – dubbed v4.66 – is available now, and improves software stability. Well, you weren’t expecting anything especially interesting, were you? It didn’t take us too long to...

News: PS4 Messages Significantly Improved with Firmware Update 2.02

PS4 Messages Significantly Improved with Firmware Update 2.02

Inbox enhancements

One of the quieter improvements implemented as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 was to the Friends List, which previously would take eons to load. This social section of the next-gen console’s operating system now boots like lightning, showing all of your buddies with nary a sign of a spinning ring. The same is now...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.02 Is Ready to Download Right Now

PS4 Firmware Update 2.02 Is Ready to Download Right Now

Stable as a new table

Who doesn’t love a good stabilising? As announced overnight, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.02 is ready to download right now – and it weighs in at 217.2MB. The update is mandatory, so you’re going to want to set aside a few minutes to grab this if you’re planning to play online tonight. Obviously, it’ll download...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Now Live

PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Now Live

217.2 MB of added stability for your PlayStation

As much as we applaud Sony's efforts at rolling out its recent firmware update to version 2.00, which added new and exciting features to the PlayStation 4, many have noted an unfortunate glitch which makes it impossible to turn the super system back on once it's been put into Rest Mode. Thankfully...

News: Phew! PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Will Fix Those Pesky Rest Mode Problems

Phew! PS4 Firmware Update 2.01 Will Fix Those Pesky Rest Mode Problems

Coming soon

In case you weren't paying attention, the PlayStation 4's recent massive firmware update has seen several users reporting a glitch which makes it impossible to turn the super system back on once it's been put into Rest Mode. Obviously, the Japanese giant probably wasn't too keen on people not being able to access their expensive new...

News: Are There Any Secret Features in PS4 Firmware Update 2.00?

Are There Any Secret Features in PS4 Firmware Update 2.00?

Yes, there are

Sony doesn’t tend to understand the concept of patch notes. While it will always detail the major changes included as part of a numbered firmware update, it frequently throws in hidden extras. This has been the case since the early days of the PlayStation 3, and just because it’s got a fancy new piece of hardware on the market, it...

Round Up: Your Ultimate Guide to PS4 Firmware Update 2.00

Your Ultimate Guide to PS4 Firmware Update 2.00

Everything in one place

The release of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 had a bit of everything: drama, excitement, and, of course, a spot of PlayStation Network downtime. Still, with the good ship Sony well and truly steadied, and all of our tutorials penned, we figured that we should milk this mahoosive operating system overhaul with one last...

News: You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Right Now

You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Right Now

Greatness awaits

As previously promised, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 has launched. The hotly anticipated software refresh brings with it a bevy of regularly requested features, including Share Play, YouTube compatibility, and more. It took us approximately five minutes to download and install the update on an average Internet connection, but...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

Stability updates will inevitably follow

Sony said that it wanted to release PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 before the biggest games of the year, and it’s held true to that word. The platform holder has nonchalantly dated the jumbo download on its official Twitter account, confirming that you’ll be able to nab the software refresh from 28th...

News: What Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Look Like?

What Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Look Like?

See the future now

When the news well dries up, we have to find a way to refill it. Fortunately, the folks over at SCEJ have given us a pail of water to work with, uploading a bunch of screenshots from the hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00. These are, unfortunately, in Japanese, but a kind Imgur user has done a spot of...

News: Sony's Smallest Console Will Soon Support Four Player Remote Play

Sony's Smallest Console Will Soon Support Four Player Remote Play

Four the players

Sony's always been quite liberal with its firmware updates, but the Japanese giant seems to have lost the plot recently. Fresh off the back of a PlayStation Vita patch, as well as a truckload of news about the PlayStation 4's incoming expansion, the firm has just announced a totally new update for the PlayStation TV. The patch will...