PS5's First Firmware Update Is Available to Download Now 1

Just five days after its US launch and 48 hours before its arrival across European shores, the PlayStation 5 has its very first public firmware update. Version 20.02-02.25.00 is available to download right now on the console, and is said to do the one thing we all knew and loved back on the PlayStation 4. Yes, this first PS5 firmware update improves system performance! Bring on the next-gen stability updates.

The patch note is as follows:

  • This system software update improves system performance.

Weighing in at around 868MB, you'll have this update downloaded in no time at all. So, just days before us lot get our hands on the PS5, let's hope this update makes the system slightly smoother to use, ironing out some of the more immediate kinks. Have you downloaded this PS5 patch and noticed any differences? Let us know in the comments below.