Sony has rolled out a brand new firmware update for the PlayStation 4 family of systems. This bumps up the firmware version to 5.03. As usual, the patch notes are exactly what you’d expect from past updates:

Main features in version 5.03 update

  • This system software update improves system performance.

Patches like this have basically become known as secret security updates. This seems to be an incognito way of saying “we found a system exploit and took care of it before you sneaky hackers get your hands on it.” But, who knows, it really could just be a performance booster after all…

In any case, go ahead and download the patch now if your PS4 has not already updated itself.


A.K Rahming
Having been introduced to video games at the age of 3 via a Nintendo 64, A.K has grown up in the culture. A fan of simulators and racers, with a soft spot for Nintendo! But, he has a great respect for the entire video game world and enjoys watching it all expand as a whole.


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