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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...

News: Sony Will Pump Up PS4's Volume with MP3 and CD Support Soon

Sony Will Pump Up PS4's Volume with MP3 and CD Support Soon

99 problems but this ain't one

There haven’t been a whole lot of negative reactions to the PlayStation 4 at this point in time, but the manufacturer’s decision to overlook MP3 and CD support in the next generation console did rub some consumers up the wrong way. In an interview with Giant Bomb, however, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei...

News: PlayStation Vita Firmware Update v3.00 Provides the Missing Link

PlayStation Vita Firmware Update v3.00 Provides the Missing Link

Will this reVITAlise the system?

If there's one thing that Sony loves, it's a good old fashioned PlayStation Vita firmware update. And a recent post on the PlayStation Blog proves that, yet again, the company's got us well and truly covered. Overnight, the platform holder announced that system software v3.00 is on its way, and depending on where you...

News: Here's Why You Can't Transfer Data Between the PS3 and Vita Wirelessly

Here's Why You Can't Transfer Data Between the PS3 and Vita Wirelessly

Not at the moment, anyway

Yesterday’s big PlayStation 3 v4.50 firmware update wasn’t the best in the console’s history, but it certainly brought with it a handful of nifty improvements – including the ability to transfer data between the console and the PlayStation Vita without having to plug in a pesky cord. Unfortunately, many of you have...