PlayStation 5 system software update 23.01-07.40.00.06 is available to download. According to the official patch notes, the latest PS5 firmware update 7.40 brings a number of bug fixes and improvements.
Previously, the major update added Open and Closed Parties, UI enhancements on PS5, accessibility features, PS App and remote play enhancements.
Read more details below.
What is new in PS5 update 7.40? – June 6, 2023
- Improved system software performance and stability.
- improved the messages and usability on some screens
The following changes were released previously.
- A fix for an issue that caused some games to crash when HDR was enabled. This issue was most commonly reported in games that used the HDR10+ format.
- A fix for an issue that caused the DualSense controller to disconnect from the console intermittently.
- A fix for an issue that caused the console to overheat when playing certain games.
- General performance improvements and bug fixes.
How to manually update PS5 system software?
To update your PS5 using a PC or Mac, follow these steps:
- Create a folder named “PS5” on a USB drive that is formatted as FAT32.
- Create a folder named “UPDATE” inside the “PS5” folder.
- Download the update file and save it in the “UPDATE” folder, naming it “PS5UPDATE.PUP”.
- Plug the USB drive into your PS5 console.
- Start the PS5 in Safe Mode by holding the power button until you hear a second beep.
- Select Safe Mode option 3: Update System Software.
- Choose “Update from USB Storage Device” and select OK.
Download PS5 System Software Update 7.20.
To download PlayStation 5 version 23.01-07.40.00.06-00.00.00.0.0, check your system updates.