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Guide: How to Download and Install PS4 Games and Patches in Rest Mode

How to Download and Install PS4 Games and Patches in Rest Mode

Heavy lifting

You won't always want to have your PlayStation 4 powered up when you're trying to download games and patches. Thankfully, the system ships with a neat Rest Mode state, which will allow you to tackle any administration activities in a low power setting. Sadly, it's not immediately clear how to set this up, but we have answers. 1...

News: Grand Theft Auto V Says Happy Holidays with Festive Surprise on PS4, PS3

Grand Theft Auto V Says Happy Holidays with Festive Surprise on PS4, PS3

Seasonal fear

Christmas is a time of coming together, sharing, and... Well, shooting each other in the face if Grand Theft Auto V’s recently released ‘Festive Surprise’ is anything to go by. Available now for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, developer Rockstar Games’ surprise seasonal update adds a bunch of wintery content to...

News: Will Ubisoft Finally Fix Assassin's Creed Unity's PS4 Framerate Next Week?

Will Ubisoft Finally Fix Assassin's Creed Unity's PS4 Framerate Next Week?

Patch four impending

While it may not seem like it sometimes, we genuinely don’t enjoy reporting on broken games. It’s part of the reason why we’re so pleased to see DriveClub overcome its troubles and blossom into a really decent racing game – and also why we’ve got our fingers crossed tightly that Assassin’s Creed Unity will finally be...

News: Extreme Weather Arrives in 1.4GB DriveClub PS4 Patch

Extreme Weather Arrives in 1.4GB DriveClub PS4 Patch

Umbrellas up

It’s alright to feel excited about DriveClub again: the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer finally works, and is getting better by the day. Seriously, while you won’t ever hear us excuse the title’s atrocious launch, the game is very much back on track now, with challenges finally working flawlessly, and the netcode as smooth as...

News: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Scores Stealth Stability Patch

Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Scores Stealth Stability Patch

More stable than Trevor

Rockstar Games is pushing out patches for Grand Theft Auto V at a record setting pace. Despite the recently released PlayStation 4 remaster launching in a reasonably solid state, the developer has been battling some connectivity mishaps in its online component. It’s no surprise, then, that this latest update deals with...

News: Assassin's Creed Unity Patch Will Improve Framerate on PS4

Assassin's Creed Unity Patch Will Improve Framerate on PS4

Band aid

Well done for beta testing the game everyone; Assassin’s Creed Unity may resemble a finished product later this week. Ubisoft has announced that it will be launching a brand new PlayStation 4 patch for its plagued Parisian escapade tomorrow, which will improve the title’s frame rate – and fix a frightening number of bugs that somehow...

News: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Patch Deployed to Address Online Connectivity Errors

Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Patch Deployed to Address Online Connectivity Errors

Quick fix

Rockstar Games has launched a brand new patch for the PlayStation 4 port of Grand Theft Auto V, which is designed to fix “intermittent online connectivity errors”. The update is available now, and weighs in at approximately 300MB. It should download automatically if you leave your system in Rest Mode. There are more details on how to...

News: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Patch Problems Preventing Online Access

Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Patch Problems Preventing Online Access

CE-32937-4 causing headaches

Picture the scene: you’ve just picked up Grand Theft Auto V on the PlayStation 4, and you’re ready to play – but the release’s monstrous day one patch just won’t download. This is what's happening right now, as we’ve just taken our copy of the title for a test drive, and have been confronted with an error...

News: What Does PS4 Racer DriveClub's v1.07 Patch Do?

What Does PS4 Racer DriveClub's v1.07 Patch Do?

Lots of things

Doesn’t time fly when your game’s broken? Evolution Studios is already onto patch v1.07 for its PlayStation 4 exclusive racer DriveClub, but this does more than tweak the title’s busted online connectivity. The first new feature included as part of this update is Photo Mode, which will allow you to take snaps of your...

News: Grand Theft Auto V PS4's Launch Patch Will Steal a Load of Your Bandwidth

Grand Theft Auto V PS4's Launch Patch Will Steal a Load of Your Bandwidth

Hand it over

Very few retailers seem to abide by street dates these days, so it’s no surprise to see Grand Theft Auto V’s next-gen port already being streamed around the web. This early access means that information about the game is also beginning to trickle out – including details about the size of its day one patch. According to an image...

News: Assassin's Creed Unity PS4 Patch Squashes Several Big Bugs

Assassin's Creed Unity PS4 Patch Squashes Several Big Bugs

No improvements to performance, though

It occurred to us earlier this evening that Ubisoft could, in theory, blame Assassin’s Creed Unity’s various bugs and glitches on a fault in the Animus – providing it with the perfect plot device to explain away the title’s terrible launch. Fortunately, the French firm isn’t doing that, and is instead...

News: Forget Assassin's Creed, Alien: Isolation's Recent Patch Causes Game Breaking Bugs

Forget Assassin's Creed, Alien: Isolation's Recent Patch Causes Game Breaking Bugs

Oh dear

When it comes to video game glitches, it never rains, but it pours. No doubt you've already seen the David Lynch-inspired monstrosities pouring out of the recently released bug-fest Assassin's Creed: Unity. Well, now reports are emerging that the PlayStation 4 version of Alien: Isolation is experiencing some glitches of its own – albeit of...