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News: PlayStation Vita Firmware Update v3.36 Stabilises Your System

PlayStation Vita Firmware Update v3.36 Stabilises Your System

Rock steady

Sony has readied your PlayStation Vita for the flurry of bad weather that's on the way, as firmware update v3.36 is available now. There's no word on what the mandatory software refresh specifically does outside of stability, but you'll need to download it on your handheld and PlayStation TV before you can connect to the PlayStation...

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...