As expected, it’s looking increasingly likely that PS4 firmware update 4.50 will be released tomorrow, alongside PSVR update 2.40.
We’d already heard rumblings earlier about the PS4 update 4.50 release date, and now it appears true after a response from PlayStation Support’s customer service team confirmed the details to Reddit user, Finch-Tench.
“So I emailed playstation support about image drift problems that I’m still having. I briefly asked at the end on the email if 2.40 would fix this,” writes Finch.
“While their reply gave a list of things to try they ended it by saying:
With the release of System Software 4.50 tomorrow, there will be a patch to version 2.40 of the PS VR firmware. I do not have specifics on what the patch contains, outside of support for 3D Blu-Rays."
The following screenshot reveals the alleged conversation.
PS4 firmware update 4.50 offers numerous enhancements for PS4 players, including 3D Blu-Ray support for PSVR, the ability to upgrade your console with an external hard-drive, and tweaks to the UI. PS4 Pro players can also benefit from the new Boost Mode to improve framerates and resolutions of specific games.
Sony has yet to officially confirm the PS4 firmware update 4.50 release for this week, but following this evidence, coupled with our previous knowledge from an industry insider, it appears that launch date is Tuesday, 7 March 2017.