PS4 PlayStation 4 Firmware Update 6.72

Good news for all you firmware update fans out there: Sony just released update v6.72 for PlayStation 4. That's right, you can now download the very latest system software patch to get your PS4 console bang up to date. If this doesn't get you excited to play some games in the middle of July, nothing will.

So, what does this most scintillating of revelations have in store for us all? Could the optional update contain some useful new features? Is it preparing your PS4 for something even bigger? What the heck does this darn firmware update do, exactly? Let's not delay things any longer -- here are the patch notes in full:

This system software update improves system performance.

Incredible. We've been provided with yet another update that improves the performance of our consoles. At the end of the day, after all the wishful thinking about oft-requested features, performance improvements are of the utmost importance. Sure, we've had one or two of them before, but there's something about this one. We're big fans of firmware update 6.72. Of all the dull updates we've struggled to write about over the years, this is probably our favourite. It's approximately 464MB in size, so it won't take you long to download this magnificent update for yourselves.

Which firmware update has been your favourite? Try to curb your excitement in the comments below.