Sony has released the first firmware update for the recently launched PlayStation 5. Patch notes are small and unspecified, but you may notice somewhat better performance after downloading.
System Update Patch Notes for 20.02-02.25.00 specify which areas of the console should be addressed, stating that “this system software update improves system performance”. The total update is shy of 900MB and is now available for download.
The PS5 Launched November 12 in the US, Canada and elsewhere, this Thursday, November 19 in Europe. Since the console was launched there have been reports of a wide range of issues, such as bugs blocking PS5 game downloads and formatting requirements. For many cases of technical problems with the console’s rest mode. Many GameSpot employees have personally experienced these issues as well.
The PS5 could also benefit from that change Removes PS4 versions of games from default downloads, Which takes up unnecessary space on the console’s already small SSD.
There is also one Some small tweaks we want to see So far it has been implemented in the future based on our time with the console. For example, the console will be blurred when you run the PS5 version of the game against the PS4 version. If you do not see much visual update in your games, it may be a sign that you are playing the wrong version.
If you have not yet upgraded to the next generation and you are still playing on PS4, that console Just got the firmware update, Too. This is a basic stability update, so do not expect major changes to your system.
Not that the console is unimpressive elsewhere. In our PS5 review, reviewer Matt Pagett was very fond of Sony’s latest console, ranging from excellent rumble on dual sense to very fast loading times. “Sony has laid a solid foundation for its new generation of gaming,” Pagett wrote. “But it is now the responsibility of the developers to use all the tools designed to build on it.”