Find out how to set up your PlayStation®5 console for the first time, update the system software and connect to PlayStation™Network (PSN).
After turning on the PS5 for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to:
If a system software update is required you will see a notification to Update. To check for system software updates:
Go to Settings > System > System Software > System Software Update and Settings.
Here you can check your current system software version. Update Available appears if a newer version is available.
If you are having issues when downloading a system software update, you can manually update using an external drive and a computer.
Insert the game disc. The game will install automatically.
Select the game from your Games home to start playing.
To be able to play online with your friends, as well as gain access to a variety of other benefits, you can subscribe to PlayStation®Plus.
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