System Update

PS4 firmware 5.50 features confirmed

The good ol' guinea pigs are testing it for us, so that when it becomes available, it work like it should... hopefully.

Nintendo Switch update goes live, adds ‘stability’

It's not the update we want, but it's the update we... need right now?

Video: The PlayStation 4 system update 4.0 arrives today

The console you buy at launch and the console you end up with at the end of that generation has now become two very different things. Take a look at the both the Xbox 360 and PS3 in the last generation and compare the launch units to the end-of-life software updates. Everything improved and changed so much over time. The PS4 has a really fast UI, but that does not mean there’s no space for i...

PS4 3.50 system update detailed

With every system update you pray that a new feature you’ve been waiting for will make it into the update. The closed beta for this new system update will be available to those in the beta from tomorrow, 2 March.  Here is a breakdown of the key improvements included in this firmware update: Friend Online Notification – Want to know the moment your friends come online? With this update, you c...

Xbox One April System Update Detailed

Voice Messages and Party Chat updates are the primary focus points for the next Xbox One update. In the video below Larry Hryb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson and Richard Irving go through the updates point-for-point. This is what you can expect… [quote]Voice messages – Xbox One preview program members will be able to compose and playback voice messages in the messages app when snapped on Xb...

This is what you’ll get with the PS4 2.50 system. It’s live now

It’s actually been a while since last there’s been a system update on the PS4, which is a rare occasion in this day and age, but later today, when you switch on your PS4, you’ll be greeted by a system update. A big one. And this is what will now be made available to you, as Sony originally promised. Kudos to Sony. The update is 245MB, so it’ll download quite quickly. Suspen...

Xbox One March System Update Detailed

Earlier this month a number of new features were added to the Xbox One via a system update. As from now members of the Xbox One preview program will be able to try out more new features, which are currently planned for the March system update. Screenshots and the Suggest Friends feature look to be the clear highlights but this is what the rest of the update will feature: Screenshots – While playin...

Xbox One February system update detailed

If you’re a member of the Xbox Preview Program that you’ll have access to this update right away, for the rest of us we’ll have to wait until February before we get our hands on the update. Here’s what you can expect to download when it rolls out to the public in February: Game hubs – New in preview this month, game hubs are the go-to centers for all sorts of interesting co...

Xbox One November Update Detailed

Microsoft have released an overview video for the November Xbox One update. The new features and updates include the ability to customise your Xbox One background, Twitter and Live TV integration, store improvements, along with SmartGlass and Internet Explorer updates. These changes will be available to all Xbox One preview programme members right now and will launch for all other users in Novembe...

Xbox One October system firmware update is now live

It’s been a while coming, but the Xbox One October update is now available for download. Improvements have been made to the snap feature and you can now add captions when sharing your achievements with friends, but the new ‘Friends’ section on the home menu has also seen an updatee. Friends are finally not hidden away anymore and there’s now a monthly global leaderboard to ...

New 3DS Update Allows Themes and Screen Capture

Nintendo have released a new theme based system update for the 3DS. The most resent version, 9.0.0-20, allows you to customize the look, feel and sound clips on the HOME Menu on the handheld. There are five basic pre-installed themes as well as additional character and geometric shape themes that can be purchased from the new Theme Shop. The five free themes are basic colours; red, blue, yellow, p...

The Wii U gets a new Home Menu along with folders

If you had to switch on your Wii U now you’ll be greeted with a new system update. Version 5.2.0 U will come with a quite a few new features, but it’s likely the new addition of folders that will have most Wii U owners super excited. Jumping between panels can be a pain when searching for a game. Now that can all change. Nintendo have introduced some other interesting features, have a ...

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