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Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 to Add Dashboard Themes

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 to Add Dashboard Themes

Console and colours

Update: Sid Shuman has confirmed on NeoGAF that this was an error: "Just wanted to confirm that this was in error and the show has been corrected. Sorry for the mix up. We'll keep you posted on any news related to PS4 themes in the future." Original article: The royal blue of the PlayStation 4’s user interface is undeniably...

Gamescom 2014: How Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00's Share Play Feature Work?

How Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00's Share Play Feature Work?

Honestly, like magic

To date, the social aspects of the PlayStation 4 have all been based upon existing concepts. Placing the share button on the DualShock 4 was undoubtedly a stroke of genius, but there’s nothing especially original about uploading gameplay clips to Facebook or broadcasting live on Twitch. However, with firmware update v2.00,...

Gamescom 2014: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Brings YouTube Support and Share Play

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Brings YouTube Support and Share Play

Pass the controller

Regardless of whether you loved or hated the content in Sony’s big Gamescom 2014 press conference tonight, there’s a sizeable chance that you probably liked the bit about PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00. With competitor Microsoft leading the offensive in this area, the Japanese giant needed to hit back big, and it...

News: What Does PlayStation Vita Firmware Update 3.18 Do?

What Does PlayStation Vita Firmware Update 3.18 Do?

As if you need telling

There’ll be no danger of your PlayStation Vita ever tumbling off your coffee table again, as Sony has released a new stability update for the diminutive device. Available right now – and mandatory, we’re afraid – the patch doesn’t appear to change anything about the handheld’s user experience. Speculation...

News: PS4 Firmware Update Details Right Around the Corner

PS4 Firmware Update Details Right Around the Corner

New system software on the way

While primary competitor Microsoft has been busy updating its next-gen machine on a monthly basis, Sony has been much slower with firmware updates for the PlayStation 4. One could argue that the Japanese giant’s system deployed in a much sturdier state than the Xbox One, but with the latter now getting 3D Blu-ray...

News: PS Vita Firmware Update 3.15 Refreshes Remote Play Setup

PS Vita Firmware Update 3.15 Refreshes Remote Play Setup

Easy as A-B-C

Sony's gone firmware update mad, with the PlayStation Vita receiving a system software refresh in order to accompany the PlayStation 4. Unlike it's home console counterpart, however, the diminutive device's upgrade is a little more straightforward, merely improving Remote Play functionality to make the initial setup procedure that bit...