Learn how to set up your PS4™ console for the first time, update the system software and connect to PlayStation™Network.
If you will be connecting your PlayStation 4 to the internet via a wired connection, you can now connect an Ethernet cable between the LAN port on the rear of the PlayStation 4 and your router or modem.
Before you can access any online features of the PlayStation 4, the system software needs to be updated to the latest version. System software updates begin downloading automatically as soon as they are available, and an on-screen notification will inform you when it is ready to install.
If you are already a PlayStation user you can use your existing account details to sign in. If you are new to PlayStation, you can easily use your PlayStation 4 to create an account.
You can download games and apps from the PlayStation™Store or use a game disc to install a game.
Some games require a PlayStation®Plus subscription to access online multiplayer. To play online with your friends, as well as gain access to a variety of other benefits, you can subscribe to PlayStation Plus.
You can stream a variety of games and download PS4 games with a PlayStation™Now Subscription.
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