Find out how to set up your PS5™ for the first time, update the system software and connect to PlayStation™Network (PSN).
Always attach the base to your PS5 console when setting it up for use. How you attach the base depends on how you want to place your PS5 console.
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.
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