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PS4 firmware update 1.75 is out, with 3D Blu-Ray support

Today Sony released firmware update 1.75 for the PS4, and it doesn't just include "nebulous fixes and improvements for the user experience." You'll get 3D Blu-Ray playback right off the bat, as well as general sound quality improvements for...   read

 
 
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DualShock 4

Your DualShock 4 will now sync wirelessly with your PS3

I love the DualShock 4. Outside of the Wii U GamePad it's currently my favorite controller, with the Xbox One remote not far behind. It really is a great generation in terms of control options, yeah? Anyways, you can now use your Duals...   read

 
 
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Sony breaks down next major PlayStation 4 system update

Sony has released a detailed look at the next major PlayStation 4 system update hitting owners starting on April 30. The big thing they're focusing on is the SHAREfactory feature, where you can make custom videos and share them to the worl...   read

 
 
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Again? Vita firmware update 3.12 is out now

I just updated my Vita firmware yesterday to start playing Conception II, but upon waking up this morning to continue I was prompted with another update message. Even if you just pulled down Vita firmware 3.10, you'll want to grab this smal...   read

 
 
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Vita firmware

Firmware update lets Vita display 500 home screen apps

I found myself needing space on my Vita for the first time when trying to download Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD. Then I learned there is no easy way to delete things from your Vita aside from deleting individual bubbles, which deletes games and s...   read

 
 
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PS4 update 1.51

European PS4 buyers can download 1.51 update early

The PlayStation 4 is all set to launch in Europe this Friday, and those of you eager to jump on Killzone: Shadow Fall or Resogun as soon as humanly possible once your brand new machine is all hooked up can download the 1.51 firmware update ...   read

 
 
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EA says PS4 is unstable

EA support site says PS4 firmware has 'stability issues'

EA added a support page to its site that was taken down very quickly and, as of this writing, is still down. It claimed that the PlayStation 4 firmware required for all PS4 users to download is causing stability issues for all games:  ...   read

 
 
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FIRMWARE

PS Vita firmware 3.00 is here and it'll change your life

Sony loves firmware. It loves firmware so damn much. Truth is, the company only keeps churning out new machinery as a vehicle to bestow the wondrous salvation that is firmware upon the earth. And with the PlayStation 4 nearly upon us, at lo...   read

 
 
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PS3 Update

PS3 update allows automatic downloads for all

[Oh, hey, look at that. This update is available right now. Too bad it decided not to alert me to the installation. You might want to do the manual update thing.] Yet another update is due to arrive on your PlayStation 3, but at least this ...   read

 
 
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Wii U 4.0.0

Wii U 4.0.0 update allows Wii Mode off-TV play

Alright! The long-awaited summer fall Wii U firmware has arrived! We've been patient, and now we finally have our unified account system! Thank you for answering our cries, Nintendo! ... Wait... where's our unified account system!? RACKIN' ...   read

 
 
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New PS Vita update lets you access cloud saves quicker

A new system update for the PlayStation Vita has added a number of new features. The biggest being the ability to quickly access PlayStation Network servers so you can now upload/download save data from the cloud, so long as you have a Pla...   read

 
 
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PS3 firmware 4.46 is out to fix what 4.45 screwed up

Sony loves releasing firmware more than anything else, but it may have been a bit too eager to thrust firmware 4.45 out of the gate, considering it bricked a load of PS3s. Luckily, your PS3 is not totally ruined, and Sony's got a reason to ...   read

 
 
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Sony fixing 'bricked' PS3s with more firmware next week

Sony was brought back down to earth this week when their latest firmware caused some problems for PlayStation 3 owners. Update 4.45 released on Tuesday evening with the intent of adding trophy notification options and improving system stabi...   read

 
 
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Do not update your PS3, latest firmware bricking systems

[Update: Sony has temporarily pulled the troublesome patch and is investigating the problem.] PlayStation 3 owners looking to use the system's online features this evening may have already noticed a prompt to download the latest firmware up...   read

 
 
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Wii U firmware

Wii U v3.0.0 update is live! OMG NO MORE OVERSCAN!!!

The Wii U version 3.0.0 update went live a short while ago, introducing a host of fixes and other significant tweaks. Of all the new features introduced, the one I'm most excited about is NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! WOOOOOOO! That may sound like su...   read

 
 
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PS Vita folders

Upcoming PS Vita update adds streaming video and folders

Contain your excitement, because Sony is set to release a brand new PS Vita firmware update in the coming days. A notable improvement is that web streaming will finally be possible. Even more notable is that you'll be able to organize insta...   read

 
 
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3DS fix

New 3DS system update fixes crashes from prior update

The 5.1.0-11U update has been released for the 3DS, which essentially does nothing other than fix the faulty update that was launched late last month. I had no issues myself, but a lot of people were reporting that their units either locked...   read

 
 
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Wow! Check out these new Wii U system update load times

The above video has been making the rounds straight from Nintendo, showing off the new and improved system load times for the Wii U April update. The demonstration shows off the astronomical difference (like 15 seconds per transition) betw...   read

 
 
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3DS eShop update

The 3DS gets an update that improves the eShop

[Update: please be sure and heed the warnings in this Reddit post, as many people have encountered major errors after the patch -- specifically, your system icon will break, leaving you unable to fully fix the update. If your update encount...   read

 
 
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PS3 firmware

PS3 firmware update 4.40 released AT LONG LAST

After what's felt like decades, Sony has finally gotten off its ass and delivered the thing we've all been waiting for -- more PlayStation 3 firmware! It's honestly been quite a while since the last one, and I was terrified Sony had forgott...   read

 
 
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Wii U has another system update for you to download

[Update: I guess I should mention that there's a 3DS update as well. It too adds "stability."] I don't even own a Wii U and yet, rather inexplicably, I felt a rush of energy upon seeing Nintendo tweet about a new system update. While this s...   read

 
 
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PS Vita firmware 2.01 update now live

Sony, feeling that last month's PS Vita firmware update wasn't generous enough, has bestowed users another opportunity to watch a progress bar on their handheld system. Firmware update 2.01 is now available for download.  This update f...   read

 
 
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Reggie: Wii U update mandatory until after Spring 2013

Those of us who braved the Wii U launch probably all remember the dreaded "hour long mandatory update" that added functionality that kinda sorta was important. Like, oh I don't know, the ability to do anything online. Reggie recently spoke ...   read

 
 
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Wii U supports background firmware download?

If the folks on Reddit are correct (when are they not?), hitting 'cancel' during the firmware update request on your Wii U will have the system downloading the update in the background. They say that once downloaded, you'll be prompted to i...   read

 
 
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Vita 2.00 update: Won't have to quit games to use browser

Having to quit a game to use a game system's web browser is the silliest thing I can imagine. That was the reality for Sony's PlayStation Vita, but that changes this week with the ver 2.00 update. A tweet by PlayStation ...   read

 
 
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