PS4™ System Software Update

PS4 System Software Update 7.51

An update to the system software for PlayStation 4 systems was released on May 27, 2020.
You can use this to update your system software to version 7.51.

Always update your PS4 system to the latest version of the system software.
By updating, you can enjoy additional features, improved usability and enhanced security.

Download PS4 update file

If your PS4 automatic download is stuck, restart the update.
If that fails, download the update file below to a USB drive, and follow the guide to install the file on your PS4.

Download PS4 update file >

Download PS4 reinstallation file

Important: Reinstalling PS4 system software will delete all data contained in your PS4 system storage. This process is often referred to as a "factory" or "hard" reset. 

Download PS4 reinstallation file >

Restart PS4 system software update

If your PS4 system software automatic download is stuck, please delete the update and start again:

  1. Select [Notifications] from the PS4 function area, highlight the update file and press the OPTIONS button > [Delete].
  2. Next, select [Settings] > [System Software Update]. 

If you experience multiple failed downloads, please update the PS4 system software using a USB.

Fix and Replace diagnostic tool

If you are having issues with your PS4 firmware update, please visit the Fix and Replace diagnostic tool for further steps and to arrange a repair.



  • Do not download or install the update using data other than the official update file provided online by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Do not download or install updates by methods other than those described in the system documentation or on this website. If you download or install update data from a different source, by a different method, or on a system that has been altered or modified in any way, the system might not operate properly and might not be able to install the official update data. Any of these actions can void the system warranty and affect your ability to obtain warranty services and repair services from Sony Interactive Entertainment.
  • Do not install system software soon before or soon after a power outage.
  • Do not turn off your system during the installation. Interrupting the installation can cause your system to be damaged.
  • You might not be able to use some applications or content without first updating the system software.

System Software

By using or accessing the System Software, you agree to be bound by all current terms of this Agreement. To access a printable, current copy of this Agreement, go to

Sony Interactive Entertainment, at its sole discretion, may modify the terms of this Agreement at any time, including any terms in the PS4 system documentation or manual, or

Please check back on this website from time to time for changes to this Agreement.