Playstation 4 System Software Updates

July 29th, 2014 - Version 1.75

Main features in system software update 1.75
  • Playback of Blu-ray 3D™ is now supported.
  • Sound quality has been improved during 1.5x playback with Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD videos.
  • System messages previously displayed on the top-right corner of the screen are now displayed on the top-left corner of the screen.
  • [Featured Content] has been added to Settings (Settings) > [System] > [Automatic Downloads and Uploads]. When this setting is enabled, featured content from the PlayStation®Store is automatically downloaded while the PS4™ system is either powered on or in standby mode. To download while in standby mode, go to Settings (Settings) > [Power Save Settings] > [Set Functions Available in Standby Mode], and then turn on [Connect to the Internet].

"Blu-ray Disc™", "Blu-ray™" and "Blu-ray 3D™" are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association.

July 22nd, 2014 - Version 1.74

Main features in system software update 1.74
  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

June 24th, 2014 - Version 1.72

Main features in system software update 1.72
  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

June 3rd, 2014 - Version 1.71

Main features in system software update 1.71
  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

April 30th, 2014 - Version 1.70

Main features in system software update version 1.70
  • [SHAREfactory] has been added to the content area. You can use it to add comments and stickers to video clips that are saved on the PS4™ system. You can also replace the music and background images in video clips.
  • You can now copy video clips and screenshots that are saved on the PS4™ system to a USB storage device.
  • [Best HD] has been added as a supported resolution for broadcasts using Ustream or Twitch™.
  • You can now save your broadcasts to online services. For details, refer to the website for the online service.
  • You can now adjust the brightness of the light bar on the DUALSHOCK®4 controller. [Brightness of DUALSHOCK 4 Light Bar] has been added under HD () > [Devices] > [Controllers].
  • [Enable HDCP] has been added under HD () > [System].
Other new or revised features in version 1.70

Share

  • You can now select the length of video clips that will be saved. The length can be 1, 3, 5, 10, or 15 minutes. This setting is located under [Share ] > [Video Clip ] > [Length of Video Clip].
  • HD (Capture Gallery) has been added to the content area. You can use it to view screenshots and video clips that you saved.
  • Screenshots and video clips will not be saved when you select [Broadcast Gameplay] in the menu for the Share feature. To save screenshots, select [Upload Screenshot] or press the  button. To save video clips, select [Upload Video Clip] or press the HD button.
  • You can now set the audience on Facebook® for sharing your screenshots and video clips.
  • [Share ] > [Video Clip ] > [Indicate Blocked Scenes for Video Recording] is now turned on by default.
  • The screen layout for when you are broadcasting has been improved.
  • [Stop Broadcasting] is now under [Broadcast ].
  • [Language], [Blu-ray Disc™ Data Management], and [Allow Internet Connection] have been added under [Video Playback ].
  • [Login ] and [Initialization] > [Delete User] are now under the newly added [Users].
  • You can now set a screensaver. [Start Screensaver] has been added under [Sound and Screen].
  • You can now share your real name and profile picture with the close Friends of your close Friends. Your close Friends are Friends who have accepted your real name requests, or Friends whose real name requests you have accepted. This setting is located under [PSNSM] > [Privacy ] > [Real Name and Profile Picture].
  • Other

  • [From PlayStation] has been added under Notification (Notifications). You will receive notifications and other information from PSNSM.
  • Services under [TV & Video], such as Netflix and Hulu, can now be started with voice recognition. Also, the following keywords have been added to the voice recognition feature.
    • Save Video Clip
    • Start Video Clip
  • You can now sort trophies by their rarity level.
  • [Noise Reduction] has been added as an option that is available during video playback.
  • You can now use PlayStation®App to set your profile picture. To use this feature, you must update PlayStation®App to version 1.70 or later.
  • You can now use the touch pad to operate the software keyboard.
  • You can now submit a grief report about an inappropriate profile picture or broadcast.
  • Notices

    • Do not download or install the update using data other than the official update file provided online by Sony Computer Entertainment. Do not download or install updates by methods other than those described in the system documentation or on this website. If you download or install update data from a different source, by a different method, or on a system that has been altered or modified in any way, the system might not operate properly and might not be able to install the official update data. Any of these actions can void the system warranty and affect your ability to obtain warranty services and repair services from Sony Computer Entertainment.
    • Do not install system software soon before or soon after a power outage.
    • Do not turn off your system during the installation. Interrupting the installation can cause your system to be damaged.
    • You might not be able to use some applications or content without first updating the system software.

March 18th, 2014 - Version 1.62

Main features in system software update version 1.62
  • Image quality for some applications has been improved.

February 18th, 2014 - Version 1.61

Main features in system software update version 1.61
  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

February 4th, 2014 - Version 1.60

Main features in system software update version 1.60
  • Wireless stereo headsets (CECHYA-0080 / CECHYA-0083 / CECHYA-0086) and a stereo headset (CECHYA-0088) are now supported.
  • You can now mute the microphone for PlayStation®Camera.

December 11th, 2013 - Version 1.52

Main features in system software update version 1.52
  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

November 20th, 2013 - Version 1.51

Main features in system software update version 1.51
  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

November 13th, 2013 - Version 1.50

Main features in system software update version 1.50
  • For details on the features in system software version 1.50, refer to the user’s guide for your PS4™ system

    Playstation 4 User Guide
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