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News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

Stability updates will inevitably follow

Sony said that it wanted to release PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 before the biggest games of the year, and it’s held true to that word. The platform holder has nonchalantly dated the jumbo download on its official Twitter account, confirming that you’ll be able to nab the software refresh from 28th...

News: What Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Look Like?

What Does PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Look Like?

See the future now

When the news well dries up, we have to find a way to refill it. Fortunately, the folks over at SCEJ have given us a pail of water to work with, uploading a bunch of screenshots from the hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00. These are, unfortunately, in Japanese, but a kind Imgur user has done a spot of...

News: Sony's Smallest Console Will Soon Support Four Player Remote Play

Sony's Smallest Console Will Soon Support Four Player Remote Play

Four the players

Sony's always been quite liberal with its firmware updates, but the Japanese giant seems to have lost the plot recently. Fresh off the back of a PlayStation Vita patch, as well as a truckload of news about the PlayStation 4's incoming expansion, the firm has just announced a totally new update for the PlayStation TV. The patch will...

Feature: What's New in PS4 Firmware Update 2.00?

What's New in PS4 Firmware Update 2.00?

Share Play, music player, themes, and more

Well, that was a short evening. This editor was just about to put his feet up, but Sony has released details regarding the PlayStation 4’s hotly anticipated firmware update v2.00 – and let us tell you, this is a real humdinger. It may be months in the making, but the software refresh – which was...

News: When the Heck Is PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Deploying?

When the Heck Is PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Deploying?

Soon, it seems

In reality, it hasn’t been that long since the PlayStation 4’s hotly anticipated 2.00 firmware update was announced – but that hasn’t stopped us from yearning at the prospect of the functionality enhancing digital download. Fortunately, platform holder Sony stresses that it’s not far away now, so you won’t have too much...

News: Firmware Update 3.30 Brightens Up PS Vita with Themes

Firmware Update 3.30 Brightens Up PS Vita with Themes

Dream theme

Want to know what’s better than first-party games? Themes, of course! Sony may have more or less pulled the plug on internal PlayStation Vita development, but at least it’s released a new firmware update that promises to bring a slew of pretty patterns to your favourite portable. Beginning today, you’ll be able to

News: Vita's Next Firmware Update Will Let You Watch PS4 Livestreams

Vita's Next Firmware Update Will Let You Watch PS4 Livestreams

Snug fit

The PS Vita's upcoming firmware update looks like it's going to be quite a substantial one. Yesterday, Sony announced that themes were coming to the handheld that would allow you to customise your backgrounds and icons, but according to the official PlayStation Blog, there's more to the next update than just that. Indeed, it looks like the...

News: Themes Aren't Just Coming to PS4, They're Coming to Vita, Too

Themes Aren't Just Coming to PS4, They're Coming to Vita, Too

Not bad

There's no doubt that the PlayStation 4 is in desperate need of some customisation options, but the PS Vita, meanwhile, is actually doing okay in that regard. The system allows you to group and move content around via its touchscreen, and you're able to set any photo that you have saved on the console as a background. Nevertheless, Sony's...

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...