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News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.55 Doesn't Appear to Do Much

PS4 Firmware Update 3.55 Doesn't Appear to Do Much

Oh well

PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.55 is available now, but it probably doesn't do much. While we don't have access to the patch notes just yet – we'll add any information we can get hold of to the bottom of this post – it's assumed that this 300MB download is merely designed for stability. Perhaps it may pave the way for the eventual...

News: You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 3.50 Now

You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 3.50 Now

Milestone system software deploys

The much anticipated PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.50 has launched around the world, weighing it at 299.7MB in size. Switching on your system should trigger the download immediately, but remember, you can tell your console to manage the entire update procedure behind-the-scenes – probably the best option if...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 3.50 Brings Friend Notifications, PC Remote Play Tomorrow

PS4 Firmware Update 3.50 Brings Friend Notifications, PC Remote Play Tomorrow

Event scheduling! PSN status tool! DailyMotion!

It's been in beta for what feels like an eternity, but PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.50 will finally be released to the public starting tomorrow. The update, as previously reported, includes a whole host of new social features and system software improvements – including oft-requested options...

News: Sony Wants You to Test the Next PS4 Firmware Update

Sony Wants You to Test the Next PS4 Firmware Update

v3.5 incoming

Its details may be shrouded in secrecy, but Sony wants you to test the next PlayStation 4 firmware update. "Starting today you can sign up to be a beta tester and get a sneak peek at some of the features making their way to your PS4," wrote marketing boffin John Koller on the PlayStation Blog. Exciting, eh? The beta program will...

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...