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News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.15 Is Available Now

PS4 Firmware Update 3.15 Is Available Now

But what does it do?

It's PlayStation 4 firmware update time, so prepare your bandwidth and brace yourself for bitter disappointment: more system stability awaits. The console's latest upgrade – dubbed v3.15 for those keeping count – doesn't make any noticeable changes to Sony's device, but it weighs in at just 275.5MB, so at least you'll be...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.11 Stabilises Your System

PS4 Firmware Update 3.11 Stabilises Your System

Stable as a table

Well then, we haven't had one of these for a while. Sony's rolled out a new firmware update for the PlayStation 4, which is mandatory. The update – numbered v3.11 for those keeping count – offers nothing other than system software stability, but you will need to download it if you want to connect to the PlayStation Network...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.10 Brings New Features

PS4 Firmware Update 3.10 Brings New Features

Lots of new stickers

PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.00 only launched a few weeks ago, but Sony has already followed up with some new features. While stability updates are common after a big system software overhaul, firmware update v3.10 actually includes some nifty new features – including a bunch of stickers based upon The Last of Us, God of...

News: At Least PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Appears to Have Boosted Download Speeds

At Least PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Appears to Have Boosted Download Speeds

Silver lining

We were rather critical of PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.00 in our feature earlier today, but one positive that appears to be doing the rounds is that the system software refresh has boosted download speeds. Slow downloads have been a constant criticism on Sony's new-gen console of late, perhaps suggesting that it was a bug rather...

Opinion: PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Is One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Is One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Making a mess

Sony often gets criticised for being slow to update its console in comparison to the competition, but the reality is that the PlayStation 4 launched in a much better place than people give it credit for. There are obvious tweaks that still need to be made to the user interface to improve it – folders, friends notifications, and so...

Site News: Join the Push Square Community on PS4

Join the Push Square Community on PS4

Forever friends

Now there's an easier way for you to hook up with other Push Square members to play your games – courtesy of the PlayStation 4's brand new Communities feature. Alright, a lack of foresight on Sony's part means that it's actually not all that easy to join in on the fun, but we've spent the day figuring out a handful of ways that...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Weighs in at 250.3MB

PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Weighs in at 250.3MB

Available to download now

The day doth cometh, as PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.00 has arrived. The system software overhaul weighs in at just 250.3MB in size, so shouldn't take you longer than ten or so minutes to download on an average connection. Remember that if you leave your system in Rest Mode it will do all of the heavy lifting for you...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Rolls Out Tomorrow

PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Rolls Out Tomorrow

PlayStation Plus cloud storage increased and more

Firmware update days have become significant events in the PlayStation Nation, with big refreshes attracting significant attention to the system. Brace yourself for 30th September, then, as after an extensive beta testing period, Sony has announced that system software v3.00 – codenamed 'Kenshin'...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Beta Invitations Are Out

PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Beta Invitations Are Out

What are you doing here?

You may want to quickly check your emails before reading on, as Sony has been sending out invitations to the PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.00 beta throughout the course of the day. The platform holder opened registrations to the system software test late last month, so if you applied, there's a good chance that you may...

News: Sony Wants PS4 Firmware Update Beta Testers

Sony Wants PS4 Firmware Update Beta Testers

It could be you

Sony's on the lookout for good looking people with a PlayStation 4 in order to beta test the next firmware update for the new-gen system. To enrol, you'll need a console, a master account, and an Internet connection – so not a lot, then. If you think that you fit the bill, North Americans can enrol through here, while Europeans...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Currently Being Beta Tested

PS4 Firmware Update 3.00 Currently Being Beta Tested

YouTube broadcasting, Twitter videos, and more

After what feels like an eternal wait, Sony is currently beta testing firmware update v3.00 for the PlayStation 4. The news comes courtesy of a Japanese blog, but looks legitimate to us. Those of you with long memories may recall that the manufacturer rolled out a beta for firmware update v2.50, so...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.57 Is Out Now

PS4 Firmware Update 2.57 Is Out Now

System stability only, we're afraid

Has your PlayStation 4 been feeling a little unstable of late? Good news, Sony's released a new firmware update for the new-gen format, pledging improvements "during the use of some features". Sorry, there's no word on what those actually are. This is an optional download, though, so we're assuming that it's not...

Rumour: Future PS4 Firmware Update Adding Calendar App

Future PS4 Firmware Update Adding Calendar App

Pick your moment

You may never lose track of your gaming schedule again, as it looks like a calendar is being added to the PlayStation 4 as part of a future firmware update. Eagle eyed gamers spotted an extra icon on the promotional images used for the European version of Journey's dynamic theme, and it very much alludes to some kind of on-board...

News: PS Vita Firmware Update 3.52 Increases System Stability

PS Vita Firmware Update 3.52 Increases System Stability

Steady as a rock

While the PlayStation Vita may be a "legacy" system these days, Sony clearly still sees the need to increase the device's software stability. A new firmware update – numbered v3.52 for those keeping count – deployed overnight, offering no other tangible changes. To grab the download, just head to the Settings bubble and select...