Sony has made the firmware update 8.52 available for download for the PS4. It doesn’t seem to include any new features. But at least the system stability was tweaked again.
PS4 Firmware Update 8.52 download
The latest PS4 firmware update 8.52 doesn’t add any new features. However, some users report that the UI and PlayStation Store seem to load faster after the update. But that could simply be due to the individual internet connection or other factors.
The next time you start the console, the system software update should download automatically. If this is not the case, the update can be obtained (later) from the official PlayStation website. At the time of this writing, the latest 8.52 update has not yet been released on the PlayStation website.
The PS4 firmware 8.50 is still listed there, which in contrast to today’s update brought significantly more changes. The changelog for today’s PS4 update 8.52 looks much more manageable and consists of just one point, as mentioned below.
- This system software update improves system performance.
PS4 now has more than 116 million sales, making it one of the most successful consoles of the past decades. However, the demand is falling continuously. After all, the PS5 lingers on the market, cracking the 7.8 million sales mark within a few months. There are still massive delivery problems.