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PS4 firmware version 1.60 available now

The PlayStation 4's 1.6 firmware is available now. The main features of the update include DVD playback quality improvements, wireless headset support and, OH SWEET MERCY, YES - it is now possible to mute the microphone for the PlayStation Camera. Yes, we've been listening to all your spousal spats...

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PS4 system update 1.52 out now, improves system software stability

Sony released the latest PlayStation 4 system update this morning, and apparently it's a rather minor one. Habitual followers of the firmware scene will be au fait with the words "system software stability," which the 1.52 firmware is said to improve. We'll be looking see if there's any more to...

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PSA: PS4 firmware out early in Europe

PlayStation Europe has already rolled out the PS4 1.51 firmware update, so continental PS4 owners-to-be can prepared extra early for the console's launch on November 29. As per the 1.5 update that arrived ahead of the North American launch, Europeans can download the 308MB update and store it on...

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Microsoft pulls offline USB updating instructions for Xbox One [Update: Microsoft responds]

Microsoft pulled its support page that instructed users how to update their Xbox One systems offline using a USB drive. We've included an image of the cached support page above, which is no longer available to view. The Xbox Support page instructed Xbox One owners with a two gigabyte USB stick...

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Updating an Xbox One with a USB stick is a three-step process

Much like the PS4, prospective Xbox One owners can download the system's day-one update early to a USB stick. The process is listed on Microsoft's support page as an "emergency offline update" procedure, and boils down to a few simple steps. Those looking to update their systems offline will...

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PlayStation 4's 1.51 firmware update is live

The PlayStation 4's second firmware update is live and ready to download now, and it looks to be much less significant than the Day 1 update. According to the PS Blog it includes that old (next-gen) chestnut of improved system software stability, as well as minor touch-ups to the user interface...

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Vita 3.00 update goes live, adds PS4 Link

Vita's 3.00 firmware update, which preps the handheld for the PS4's arrival later this month, is live and available to download. The update's major addition is PS4 Link, an app that adds Remote Play and Second Screen connectivity between console and handheld. Similar to the PS3-based feature,...

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PS3 4.50 firmware update live, auto-downloads available to all users

The latest PS3 firmware update is live, expanding formerly Plus-restricted auto-download features to all PSN users. With this update, you don't need a Plus subscription to toggle on automatic downloads of firmware updates or store purchases. 4.50 firmware also adds the ability to transfer data...

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Wii U 4.0 firmware update live, puts Wii games on GamePad screen

Nintendo's latest Wii U firmware update is stuffed with additions, including the ability to play Wii games on the GamePad screen - although Wiimotes are still required to control them. The 4.0.0 U update is live, so you can download and install it right now. Standing out among the various...

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PS Vita update 2.60 plays nice with the PS Plus cloud

A new firmware update for the PS VIta has been released, available upon booting up your handheld. Software update version 2.60 adds PlayStation Plus to each game's live area, making it easier to manage data to and from the cloud. Version 2.60 also adds a shortcut to the network settings tab....

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