The PS4's “5.00" firmware update hit today, and for something called 5.00, it sure is flimsy. With tweaks to messages and a new feature called Team Tournaments, this feels more like an incremental patch than a big update.
The PlayStation 4 got a significant firmware upgrade yesterday, and as more people have dug into it, people are finding little tweaks that didn’t show up in the patch notes.
Sony has fixed a “network issue” that was preventing some Vita owners from accessing the PlayStation Store, the company said today.
It's been a few month since PlayStation 4's troubled 2.0 update, and while Sony hasn't made any announcements about what's coming, players have started getting invitations to beta test the next update. It looks like the PS4 is getting some cool new features, including system-level button remapping and a proper…
Hear that? It's rural America's sprawling masses roaring their approval for Nintendo's latest 3DS update, allowing North American owners to exchange StreetPasses for games via one of the country's more than 29,000 Nintendo Zone locations instead of sitting in the empty mall cradling their console and crying.
The 3DS got a firmware update to improve "overall system stability", plus minor adjustments to improve the experience.
A firmware update appears to have finally become available for the Wii U, a little later than Nintendo personnel had predicted. Pre-release Wii U systems are now able to at least begin downloading the update. I'm trying to download it right now and will let you all know how it goes and what features become available.
On Feb. 8th, Sony is launching the System Firmware Ver. 1.60 for the Vita. Here is some of what this update contains: a new Map application, video recording, and Mac OS support.
Yesterday, Kotaku Australia reported that a software update for the Xbox 360 was causing some consoles to stop reading game discs, which Microsoft was addressing in the form of all-new replacement Xbox 360s and free Xbox Live subscriptions.
Sony's PlayStation Network is still down—this is day 25—but there's a bit of good news for PlayStation 3 owners today. Sony has released new firmware for the PS3 (version 3.61) that lets users update their PlayStation Network passwords.
The PlayStation 3 just got updated, bringing the machine's firmware to v3.55. Sony say "this is a minor update that adds a security patch". What ever could they mean?
Have a PSP? Sony's latest firmware update adds music sharing support called Music Unlimited, which is powered by a cloud-based digital music service called "Qriocity". Sharing is good!
Imagine seeing your Facebook friends' pictures on wanted posters in Red Dead Redemption, or plastered across billboards in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. A recent Facebook integration update for the PlayStation 3 could make such features a reality.
Nintendo's upcoming portable, the Nintendo 3DS, will have firmware updates. According to company president Satoru Iwata, this isn't only to stop piracy.
PlayStation 3 firmware 3.50 controller-compatibility update: A Nyko spokesperson tells Kotaku: "We have tested all of our past and present PS3 USB products and can confirm that this firmware issue does not affect any of Nyko's products."
New controllers from major third-party game controller manufacturer Mad Catz won't explode or otherwise malfunction when connected to PlayStation 3s running unofficial-controller-hating firmware, 3.50. They're fine. But three old models won't work.
Fake PlayStation 3 controllers might be cheap, but that doesn't change them from being totally phony. Sony is doing what it can to render counterfeit PS3 controllers utterly useless.
Sony's new PlayStation Plus subscription service is launching, officially, in North America on June 29. That means a new way to spend fifty bucks a year on your PlayStation 3 and a new firmware update with all-new features.