a new console update is available

Sony has rolled out a new system software update for the PS5. You need to download it to your next-gen console to continue using its online features. Here’s what this update brings to the PlayStation 5.

The last big update of the PS5 dates back to September with the firmware 21.02-04.00.00. She brought major features like M.2 SSD support to expand internal storage space and the arrival of 3D audio on TV. Digital Foundry also noticed that this update makes games run 1-3% faster.

La PlayStation 5 et sa manette – Crédit: Shpëtim Ujkani / Unsplash

The new update of the PlayStation 5 does not bring big news, but it does contribute to the general improvement of the console. It’s about firmware 21.02-04.50.00 which was deployed by Sony on 1is December. You need to download it if you want to continue using the online features of your next-gen console.

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How to update your PS5?

Sony simply explained that: “ this system software update improves system performance “. We therefore do not know precisely the changes made by the firmware 21.02-04.50.00, but we do know that it contributes to the proper functioning of the console.

Description du firmware 21.02-04.50.00
Firmware description 02.21-04.50.00 – Credit: Sony

Since the big update in September, the PlayStation 5 has already received three system software updates that improve performance. here is the steps to update your PS5 if it is not yet:

  • Turn on your console and go to “Settings”;
  • Select “System”, then choose “System software update and settings”;
  • Click on the “Update System Software” option.

Finally, firmware 02.21-04.50.00 does not bring anything concrete to the players, but it sets the stage for the next major update which will bring new functionalities. The players wait in particular for the arrival of the files to store the games as well as themes to personalize the home screen. These features are already available on the PS4, but they have not yet arrived on the PS5.

Source : Gamerant

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