As you probably know, Play Station Network and some other gaming services were attacked over the holidays with artificially high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay. ORIGINAL POST FROM SCEA: The video game industry has been experiencing high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay.This may have prevented your access to the network and its services over the last few days. Multiple networks, including PSN, have been affected over the last 48 hours.Go to the Play Station Blog and download the update file to your PC.Then follow the included instructions below and use a USB device to perform a complete System 1.51 update.And yes, the irony of a stability update possibly needing a stability update of its own could very well be the butt of jokes for the day. Did you experience any issues before or after downloading it?If you cannot download the software update on your PS4 directly, there is a way to do it with a USB key.The Play Station 3 uses the Xross Media Bar (XMB) as its graphical user interface, which is also used in the Play Station Portable (PSP) handheld console, a variety of Sony BRAVIA HDTVs, Blu-ray disc players and many more Sony products.
Features coming to PS4 with “Yukimura” include: Play Station Vita and Play Station App for smartphones and tablets will also receive system software updates tonight, adding complementary features to those added to PS4.PS Vita update version 3.50 and Play Station App update version 2.50 will add new accessibility options, including enlarged text, increased contrast and more.This update also enables PS Vita to support 60fps streaming for Remote Play.PSN engineers are working hard to restore full network access and online gameplay as quickly as possible.From time to time there may be disruptions in service due to surges in traffic, but our engineers will be working to restore service as quickly as possible.Play Station 4 users may not want to update their consoles to firmware version 2.00 just yet -- at least not until Sony is able to send out a patch that fixes some of the software's hiccups.Version 2.00, codenamed "Masamune," boasted a number of notable feature updates including uploading gameplay videos to You Tube, sharing games with friends over the Internet and system themes.Bugs with You Tube functionality have also been reported.For now, Sony has suggested booting consoles into "Safe Mode" to update a system's software and told CNET "we're investigating these issues and will provide an update once we have more information." Whatever you do, try and avoid unplugging a hanging PS4, as you can damage the system's data.Play Station 4 users have started receiving the latest firmware update this morning. The official firmware portal on Sony’s site has not yet been updated to reflect the new release.According to PS4 firmware however there are only two new stability fixes.