A new firmware update for the PS5 has been released, updating the system software to v21.02-04.02.00. This is a minor update for the PS5, and according to the one-line release note, it improves system performance. The update is currently optional, which means it isn’t required to access the PlayStation Network, although it may be required by newer games.
You can check out the release notes for this latest firmware update below. Recently, Sony release the second major update for the PS5, adding lots of new features and improving on existing once. You can see a history of the previous PS5 Firmware updates here.
If you’ve left your PS5 settings unchanged and have an active internet connection, you’re likely to find that this latest firmware update has already been installed while in rest mode.
- This system software update improves system performance.