Those first few moments after you've unpacked a new console can be downright thrilling, but in a connected world, having to get updates before you can start playing games is a real mood killer. The PlayStation 4's 300MB day-one update can be downloaded in the background while playing single-player titles, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed.
The patch itself includes such functionality as online multiplayer, Blu-ray and DVD playing, and game footage recording. Here's hoping the actual install time isn't terribly long.
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