PS4 System Software Update Version 1.50 Now Available

November 13, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


Ahead of the PlayStation 4 release date on November 15th in the US/Canada, Sony has released the 1.50 system software update for the system, which takes up 308MB.

The easiest way of doing this update is through the internet (on the function screen, select (Settings) > [System Software Update]), but if you don’t have that option, Sony has detailed other methods:

Update Using a Disc

Update Using a ComputerNorth American Update

  • This update method can be used if your PS4 system is not connected to the Internet. Download the update file to your computer, and then save it on a USB storage device. Copy the saved file to the system storage of your PS4 system to update the system.
  • You’ll need a computer connected to the internet and USB storage device with at least 400MB free space.

Here’s what you do next:

  • On the USB storage device, create folders for saving the update file.Using a computer, create a folder named “PS4”.
  • Inside that folder, create another folder named “UPDATE”.
  • Download the update file, and save it in the “UPDATE” folder you created in step 1.
  • Save the file with the file name “PS4UPDATE.PUP”.
  • Click to start the download.
  • Turn off the power of your PS4 system completely.
  • Check that the power indicator is not lit. If the power indicator is lit up in orange, touch the power button on the PS4 system for at least 7 seconds (until the system beeps a second time).
  • Connect the USB storage device that the update file is saved on to your PS4 system, and then touch the power button for at least 7 seconds.
  • The PS4 system starts in safe mode
  • Select [Update System Software].
  • Follow the screens to complete the installation.
  • If your PS4 system does not recognize the update file, check that the folder names and file name are correct. Enter the folder names and file name in single-byte characters using uppercase letters.

How will you be updating your PS4? Let us know in the comments below.


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