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PS4 to get firmware update for HDR support

Along with confirming human eye technology in the PS4 Pro, Sony has announced that all models of the PS4 will support HDR lighting with an upcoming firmware update. This is pretty big as Microsoft requires one to buy an Xbox One S or the up...   read

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Here's what's coming in the PS4 3.50 firmware update

Update: Hmm... the video has been switched to "private". Hope you managed to see it before it was yoinked. Just as well I took 'em screencaps, eh? If you’re not in Sony’s beta test, here’s a behind-the-scenes tour of what&...   read

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PlayStation 4 update 3.10 rolls out today

PlayStation 4 update 3.10 is rolling out today. Details are light, but the official PlayStation Europe twitter states that the latest patch brings the ability to follow official accounts and "customise your messages with brand new sticker ...   read

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Code name Kenshin

It's the big one: PlayStation 4 firmware 3.0 detailed

The PS3 firmware 3.0 was probably amazing, the PS Vita 3.0 firmware changed your life, and now it's time for the PlayStation 4 to hit the big three oh (same) as detailed in the PlayStation Blog. Taking the piss with respect to Sony firmware...   read

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PS4 Beta firmware

Sign up now for the PS4 System Software Beta

Sony is now offering a pretty quick and painless sign up for beta testing the PS4 system software. All you'll need is a PS4 (duh), an Internet connection and a master account -- which you have if you created your account yourself as an adul...   read

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Your PS4's getting better tomorrow with the Yukimura update

The great thing about these expensive, newfangled videogame consoles is that what you take out of the box isn't what you'll have forever. The platforms are constantly evolving to make for a better user experience. PlayStation 4 gets one of ...   read

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PS4 Firmware

PS4 Update 2.50 brings suspend resume and button remapping

Details about the upcoming PS4 firmware that adds suspend and resume functionality have just been released. The firmware is being dubbed "Yukimura" which could refer to a Japanese family name or various people including a sam...   read

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Xbox One

It looks like the Xbox One is getting screenshot support in March

If you've been wanting to take screenshots on Xbox One, you only have to wait until March to do so. You can post screens to social media or to the unit itself, and it's easily done by tapping the home button twice or using the Kinect -- whi...   read


Nintendo 3DS firmware takes aim at homebrewers

Nintendo has released a new Nintendo 3DS update, which includes the following features: A Shuffle Favorites feature has been added under Change Theme in HOME Menu Settings. Users can choose multiple themes and have their theme change when ...   read

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New PS4 update is causing issues for some users

In case you haven't heard, Sony's new 2.0 PS4 update was released this week, which brought new features like themes and Share Play into the mix. But with big updates come big bugs, and a lot of users are reporting problems like freezing and...   read


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PS4 update will let friends join games they don't own

Included in Sony's big fall update will be the ability to join in with your friends' gaming experience, even if you don't own the game itself. Share Play is being described as a "virtual couch" and is online co-op multiplayer. Some of the e...   read

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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


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


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


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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