Sony Acknowledges Post 2.0 Firmware Update Issues, Gives Update On PS+ Lineup Announcement

Sony has been silent for a while after launching their latest firmware update for the PlayStation 4. This update was labeled as a major update hence it was called 2.0 firmware update representing a significant milestone for the PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, some users started reporting issues with their PlayStation 4 after applying this update.

After a long silence, Sony has confirmed that they are looking into the issues faced by the users and will make an announcement soon. PlayStation Social Media Manager, Sid Shuman, confirmed in the comments on the official PlayStation blog that they are looking into the issues caused by 2.0 firmware update.

As for PS4 2.00, we’re looking into the issues that some folks are having and will share any new updates with you ASAP.

The Official PlayStation account also acknowledged these issues and assured that they are working to resolve it soon.

We’re aware of issues happening post PS4 2.00 firmware, including some freezes and boot errors. Working to resolve ASAP, will update soon.


In other news, Sony were awfully silent regarding their November PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection, which was leaked through an official video (later made private). Sony did confirm 3 of the games in an email sent to its users, which contained the news of the Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Hungry Horde and Frozen Synpase Prime coming to the PS+ IGC. It strangely lacked the rest of the games including Luftrausers, Escape Plan and Steamworld Dig. Sid Shuman confirmed that the official announcement is due soon, although he didn’t give any update on the status of DriveClub PS+ edition.

PS Plus details are coming soon – stay tuned.

No update to share yet on Driveclub PS Plus Edition timing, unfortunately. We’ll keep you up to date as soon as we have new info.

Are you one of the user who is affected with 2.0 firmware update? Let us know in the comments below.

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  • CCM

    I just picked up the XB1 this weekend. After spending time with it I can now compare it to the PS4. Long story short I like both systems. Sony’s OS is cleaner, Microsoft’s is more cluttered but has more features. I prefer the DualShock 4 over the XB1 controller overall but I do like the rumble triggers and longer battery life of the XB1 controller. I’ll likely buy single-player multiplatform games on PS4 due to slightly higher performance, but MP games like Evolve and AC Unity on XB1 due to having more of my real-life buddies on Xbox. I’m just excited that I don’t have to miss out on any of the great exclusives coming to both systems.

  • datdude

    I’m looking forward to the reveals at the Playstation event in December. I haven’t had an issue with the update, as I’m sure is true for the vast majority of gamers. I feel for those who are affected by issues, however. Unfortunately that’s just expected at this point for consoles when major updates are offered, a small percentage of people will suffer some unexpected problems. Drive Club, on the other hand, is inexcusable. That fiasco was completely avoidable.

  • Chris

    My PS4 wouldn’t turn back on from sleep mode, then once I fixed that the power button wouldn’t respond. Had to go through hell to get it working again, now I’m terrified to turn the damn thing on or off.

    • Badass.Hero

      Go through hell? You didn’t need to go to such extremes.
      All you need to do is to unplug your PS4 and re-plug it, then turn it on.
      To avoid this problem, go to power save settings and uncheck the auto-download on rest mode. If you had any issues with 2.0, then it’s best to keep that feature unchecke just in case you have problems with their updates.

  • Guest

    Hahaha, poor Sony. Gamers don’t want mediocre indie titles. Time to invest in your poor network instead of these worthless games.

    • Jecht_Sin

      You know, they tried following the MS GwG route giving out only crapy games. They saw it obviously didn’t work, PlayStation players unlike some others don’t worship the console’s mother company. We rightly bitch at Sony when they mess up. Always.

      • kma99

        Thats few and far between. I see most of them damage controlling most of the crap handed to them

        • Badass.Hero

          Well, just going on YouTube and you’ll see Xbox fanboys trying everything they can to damage PlayStation and stuff like DRM on Xbox One is an innovation to some of them.
          You know, some people are just lime that.
          As a gamer, we need to be a customer first, fan second, and no one benefits from idiots doing “console wars”.

          • kma99

            For every xbox fanboy you talk about i can give examples of sony fanboys doing thr exact same thing. If you go to any pro Microsoft channel you will see whatever it is you’re looking for to prove your point. Same thing if i go to a sony site, i see fanboys downplay everything.

    • Guest

      They did invest in their network moron, and its all suppose to come online in Nov, so ha! sucker! Also, at least you get 6 games from PS+ what do you get from Live? 2 games? and its more expensive and you used to get nothing from them for years. So go complain about that too.

      • kma99

        Typical fanboy

    • gimmegimmekevin

      Yes because everyone wants nothing but major corporations fighting over which AAA game has the biggest budget and uses the most stereotypes, less innovation. I’ll take an indie title every month thank you very much.

  • Anders

    I wonder if they have changed the lineup based on the reception of that PS+ YouTube video.