Patch Notes

[Fixed] PS5 Error Code WS-116522-7 Issue


PlayStation 5 is now available worldwide. Unfortunately, players are receiving PS5 error WS-116522-7 while updating the system software. This happens when the latest version of system software was not recognized and the update failed. If you are also facing a PS5 WS-116522-7 error code issue, here is a couple of fixes you can try.

Please follow the steps below:

How to Fix PS5 error WS-116522-7

The system software update failed. Please try the following according to the update method you are using:

To update via the Internet.

  1. Restart your PlayStation 5, connect to the Internet using a wired connection if possible, and configure the network settings again.
  2. If using a wireless connection, review the installation location, bringing your PS5 closer to your router, or removing anything interrupting the connection between the devices.
  3. Turn off your router and modem and wait at least 5 minutes, then restart it.

To update via a USB storage device

Please download the latest version of the system software. Please make sure the file name and save location are correct.

To update with a game disc


Ensure a disc is clean and there are no fingerprints, smudges or scratches. If there is any dirt or fingerprints, clean the disc with a soft clean cloth, such as a glasses cleaning cloth, and wipe it from the centre to the edges.

A future update will fix the PS5 error code WS-116522-7 issue.