Firmware Updates News

News: Here's the Sort of Video You'll Be Able to Make with SHAREfactory on the PS4

Here's the Sort of Video You'll Be Able to Make with SHAREfactory on the PS4

Star wipes as far as the eye can see

With the recent announcement of PlayStation 4 firmware update v1.70, Sony also unveiled SHAREfactory, a nifty little application that will let you edit together the clips that you've recorded using the console's robust sharing options. While we reckon that this could become a bit of a cash cow for the company,...

Talking Point: How Frequently Do You Want PS4 Firmware Updates?

How Frequently Do You Want PS4 Firmware Updates?

Time for a change

Firmware updates on the PlayStation 3 were serious business. Take a gander at some of our older articles on the subject and you’ll spot more than a handful of prickly jabs pointed at people that complained about the constant need to update the console. In hindsight, it was a problem, with the system seemingly taking an age to...

News: Are the Sony Vegas Pro People Collaborating on PS4 Firmware Update 1.70?

Are the Sony Vegas Pro People Collaborating on PS4 Firmware Update 1.70?

Cutting cool clips

The share button is undoubtedly one of the PlayStation 4’s most important features. Sony’s taken to advertising the social addition heavily on television in recent months, and it’s also committed to a complete overhaul of the functionality as part of the next-gen console’s upcoming v1.70 firmware update. And on that note,...

Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Right Around the Corner

PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Right Around the Corner

Plenty of next-gen news incoming

Recent complaints on public forums and social networks confirm that gamers don’t really know what they want. Sony was lambasted throughout the entire PlayStation 3 generation for releasing too many firmware updates, and so it’s clearly made a conscious effort to release fewer big patches as opposed to lots of...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Enhances Share and Shuts Down HDCP

PS4 Firmware Update 1.70 Enhances Share and Shuts Down HDCP

Broadcast yourself

It’s barely been 24 hours since we received PlayStation 4 firmware update v1.62, but Sony is already thinking about the system’s next major update. Perhaps responding to criticism regarding the recent optional upgrade, the firm has confirmed that major enhancements are coming in the near future as part of mandatory refresh...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 1.62 Will Improve Your Console's Operation Quality

PS4 Firmware Update 1.62 Will Improve Your Console's Operation Quality

Whatever that means

If you were hoping that the days of frequent and annoyingly vague firmware updates would be a thing of the past now that we've entered the next generation, you'd unfortunately be wrong, as Sony has just announced the release of PlayStation 4 firmware update v1.62. The platform holder describes the benefits of the patch as...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 1.60 Adds Pulse Headset Support and More Tomorrow

PS4 Firmware Update 1.60 Adds Pulse Headset Support and More Tomorrow

The console that keeps giving

It feels like an eternity since the last PlayStation 4 firmware update, but you’ll want to leave your format in standby overnight as the platform holder has confirmed that system software v1.60 is set to launch within the next 24 hours. According to European community manager Chris Owen – and now confirmed by the

News: PS4 Firmware Update v1.52 Stabilises the Situation

PS4 Firmware Update v1.52 Stabilises the Situation

Get excited

There's nothing quite like waking up to a good old fashioned firmware update, and, as usual, Sony has you covered. A post on the platform holder's official Twitter account confirms that update v1.52 will be arriving shortly, stating that it's designed to "improve system software stability". We don't yet know if there will be any juicy...

News: Waiting for the European PS4 Launch? You'll Be Able to Grab Firmware v1.51 Soon

Waiting for the European PS4 Launch? You'll Be Able to Grab Firmware v1.51 Soon

Power patches

There’s a good chance that the PlayStation Network will keel over again this week, as the PlayStation 4 deploys across parts of Europe. In order to avoid launch day disappointment, you may want to consider downloading the system’s latest firmware update prior to the platform’s release this Friday. According to SCEE community...

News: PS4 Firmware Update v1.51 Arrives in North America

PS4 Firmware Update v1.51 Arrives in North America

Balancing things out

While the PlayStation 4 hasn't been available in North America for a week yet, it's already facing a second firmware update. As reported prior to launch, the previous update added many new features – including Remote Play and facial recognition – but this new refresh is not quite as flashy. According to the PlayStation...