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PS4 Firmware Update 7.01 Is Out But It Is As Barebones As Expected

Sony has released PS4 firmware update 7.01 today and it is available to download now. Here’s what you need to know about this update.

PS4 has last received a major firmware update with a jump to system software 7.00. It implemented some features like the ability to stream games on an Android and iOS device. While this was a major firmware update, Sony has now followed it up with a minor increment to the system software.

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Today, Sony has launched PS4 firmware update 7.01 which was released just a couple hours ago. The major change in this update is basically that it improves performance, which is code for Sony trying to fix any exploits that might have affected the console itself.

PS4 Firmware Update 7.01 Changelog

Main features in version 7.01 update

  • This system software update improves system performance.

This is the only official changelog for the new PS4 firmware update so unfortunately there isn’t much to go on here when it comes to the detail and nature of this update. There are no specific changes listed officially by Sony so we have to go with the official word and believe that this updates and improves the performance of the PlayStation 4 system software.

This brings us to the download size of the update. It is roughly 450 MB for the regular firmware update while those who want to grab a recovery firmware need to download an update that weighs around 1 GB.

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While there are no secret changes discovered by any user, if you have found any of them, feel free to let us know in the comments section below. It should be safe to update to this firmware.

Ali Haider

Ali Haider loves to dabble in multimedia projects. He has a passion for editing and managing YouTube videos and loves writing in his spare time.

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