Notices Do not download or install updates using data other than official update data provided online or on disc media by Sony Computer Entertainment, and do not download or install updates by methods other than those described in the system documentation or on this website. The system software and system software updates installed on your system are subject to a limited license from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
To play some software or use some features, you may first need to update the system software. You can update your system software by any of the following methods: If an update is cancelled before completion, the system software may become damaged, and the system may require servicing or exchange.
During an update, the power button on the system front and PS button of the controller are inactive. Select [Update via Internet], and then press the button. The system automatically searches for and finds the latest version of the update data.
Download the update data. If a new version of the system software is found, an update is necessary. Press the button to start downloading the update data. Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the update. Confirm that the update was successful. If the [System Software] field displays the version number of the update, the update was successful. Update data download procedure Create a folder on the storage media in which to save the update data.
Notice Be sure to save the update data as noted below. The folder name must be in all uppercase letters. Select [Update via Storage Media], and then press the button. The system automatically searches for and finds the update data saved on the storage media or USB device. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update. Hint You can delete the update data from the storage media or USB device after the update has been successfully completed.
Update using disc media Use the update data included on a game disc to perform the update. Update procedure If a screen prompting you to update is displayed when you start a game, you must perform a system software update to start the game.
Select [Yes], and then press the button to start the update.