Published On: Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

[Updated: Out Now] PlayStation 4 4.50 Firmware Update Releasing Tomorrow; Includes PSVR 2.40 Firmware Update – Rumor

[Update 2] On a central PlayStation Blog, Sony has reliable that a PS4 4.50 refurbish will be expelled today, and it seems that that a firmware refurbish is being deployed as we speak. Check out a recover note down below:

:: Release Notes

Main facilities in chronicle 4.50 update

  • You can now use a USB storage device to implement applications, or pierce applications from your PS4’s complement storage. The following USB storage inclination can be used. Select(Settings) [Devices] [USB Storage Devices], name a connected USB storage device, and afterwards format it for use as extended storage.* External tough hoop drive
  • USB 3.0 or later
  • 250 GB minimum, 8 TB limit capacity
  • The discerning menu is now some-more user friendly. Creating, joining, and other celebration facilities are even easier to access.
  • (Notifications) has been redesigned. All notifications now seem in a singular list.
  • When regulating Remote Play on a Windows® PC, Mac, Xperia™ Smartphone, or Xperia™ Tablet, we can now use your device’s microphone for voice discuss in games or in parties.
  • You can now use screenshots to customize a credentials of your home shade and duty screen. Select(Settings) [Themes] [Select Theme] [Custom].
  • You can now post screenshots directly to activities, such as those shown in [What’s New]. Press a SHARE button, name [Screenshot], and afterwards name [Activities] as a upload destination.Also, we can now tab games and associate players.
  • You can now post charcterised GIFs to activities and amicable applications.
  • Your standing is now manifest as(Mobile) when we pointer in to an focus such as(PlayStation App), even when we are divided from your PS4 system. This means we are accessible to promulgate with Friends.
  • You can now make a celebration open or private even after a celebration has been created. Select(Party) [Party Settings] [Party Privacy].
  • PlayStation VR now supports Blu-ray 3D™ content.

Other facilities in chronicle 4.50

  • The PS4 complement we use to pointer in to PlayStation Network for a initial time is now automatically activated as your primary PS4 system.
  • As a primogenitor or guardian, we can now simply emanate underling accounts for your children when formulating your master account.
  • You can now upload or download saved information right from a home screen. Press a OPTIONS button, and afterwards name [Upload/Download Saved Data].
  • You now have a choice to share screenshots on PlayStation Network. When sharing, we can also adjust remoteness settings.
  • You can now launch(SHAREfactory) right from(Capture Gallery). Press a OPTIONS symbol while viewing(Capture Gallery), and afterwards name [Edit in SHAREfactory].
  • You can now change a tone of your form shade to compare a cover image. On your form screen, select(Options) [Change Cover Image] [Change Background Color].
  • When stating inapt content, we can now preview your news before sending.
  • The pattern of(PS4 Remote Play) for Xperia™ has been updated.
  • When we accept a partyinvitation, we can now respond from(Messages) or(PS Messages) with a discerning reply.
  • Your form shade cover picture on your PS4 complement is now displayed in(PS Messages).
  • Cinematic mode picture peculiarity on PlayStation VR has been improved.* Windows is possibly a purebred heading or heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.
  • Mac is a purebred heading of Apple Inc. in a United States and other countries.
  • “Xperia™” is a heading or purebred heading of Sony Mobile Communications AB.
  • “Blu-ray 3D™” is a heading of a Blu-ray Disc Association.

:: Manual Download Info


  • Size: 324.1 MB
  • MD5: 67aafbb4523d359dea2b4cd6f4cfd0d8
  • Links: Download | Installation Instructions


  • Size: 876.3 MB
  • MD5: 38471742964f3464e6bba474e657689b
  • Links: Download | Installation Instructions

[Update 1] Although it seemed that Sony would recover a PS4 4.50 refurbish yesterday, a central @AskPlaystation Twitter comment has settled that they don’t have an central recover date for a firmware refurbish only yet.

[Original story] The PlayStation 4 4.50 firmware refurbish is allegedly being expelled tomorrow, and is pronounced to embody a firmware refurbish for PSVR as well.

The gossip originates from a PSVR subreddit user, who claims to have perceived an e-mail from PlayStation support. In his e-mail, reddit user ‘Finch-Tech’  asked about PSVR picture deposit problems, after that PlayStation support apparently reliable a recover of a PS4 firmware refurbish tomorrow. “With a release of System Software 4.50 tomorrow, there will be a patch to chronicle 2.40 of a PS VR firmware. we do not have specifics on what a patch contains, outward of support for 3D Blu-Rays.”, a e-mail from PlayStation support reads.

Sony detailed a arriving PS4 4.50 update, codenamed Sasuke, final month. The refurbish will offer tradition wallpapers, outmost HDD support, 3D Blu-Rays on PSVR, a simplified presentation list, and more.

The 4.50 firmware refurbish will also introduce a ‘Boost mode’ for PS4 Pro owners, that offers estimable opening improvements for unpatched PS4 Pro games. Judging from early tests, Boost Mode can boost opening by adult to 38% for some titles.

If a e-mail mentioned above is legit, design Sony to make an central proclamation within a subsequent few hours.

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