PS4 System Software Update 4.5 - 12 Things You Need To Know


Firmware update 4.5 is available 8th March. It's that time again when lucky PS4 owners get a whole host of new features that make life better! System Software update 4.5 is just such an update, with key features including External HDD support, custom wallpapers and new Party features.

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Jojo
YAY, CUSTOM WALLPAPER
Jc Casano
External Harddrive + Custom Wallpapers... Best News I've heard since Horizon's Release....
Amaterasu TM
I thought for sure we was getting Change name feature
Luke Stacey
It's about time they let us use screenshots as themes
TheManWithNoName
Finally got a PS4, been a Xbox guy for 8 years. Living both, wish everyone could do the same.
Dan Woodward
External USB drive support. At bloody last!
Shane G
Has anyone been lagging since this update?
Scott Nunn
can't wait for the external hard drive. no more deleting games...finally.
thefreeburningspirit
Custom wallpapers are great and all but it's still limited to the screenshots you take. On the PS3 you could load up *any* pics you had from your USB drive and make them your wallpaper, even set up fanmade themes downloaded online too :o

But yeah, still a good next step alongside allowing games to be backed up to an external drive
TheBlackItalianGamer
Give me my old notification tab back. The new one is completely horrible
Michael Sloan
So um, I see name change isn't here yet
Dragon
This Update is Making it soo LAGGY
LiamParker03
I HATE THE NEW NOTIFICATION LAYOUT!!! I WANT IT BACK!!!
IJustDontGiveADamn
External storage is a life saver. Thanks Sony!
Lawless Xing
dig the upgrades / features, but will we ever get that option to change our psn. c'mon yo!
VanRapist
raise PS party chat limit to 12 or 16 ffs
Crash Gaming
@Playstation Access,
I just want to be able to delete notifications in BULK and send more than one image as a message at a time !!!!!!
Please let Sony know that !!!
Cosmic Serpent
Won't let me update, comes up with dns error..
Zay TK
Waiting for backward compatibility, Name changes, being able to send friends videos, video chat (like the ol PS3 days), and all headphone compatibility with the controllers.
KewBie Fox
Oh YEAH custom Wallpapers!! Seriously that should have already been there.
codecaine
I am so glad I can use an external drive also!
Andrew
"has to be less than 8 TB" yeah that won't be a problem
Venom Snake
now i can finally use my mgs5 screenshots as my background.
Cheater
The new feature I got was: WS-37397-9.
Sathu
YES FINALLY I CAN PUT THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GAMES PICTURES AS MY BACKGROUND NOW UNCHARTED
fyfsnake
great update for the console guys. thank you PS!! I've had a three TB ready to go for awhile now.
you have any freebies for subing??
Jamesdeathmajor 1
what about playing music from a sub drive
Kyle JW
Great update!! I'm really happy about all the new wallpapers options.
pigglespd
They absolutely fucked up the notifications though. Let's make it unorganized because that's "easier" to navigate.
Brandon Finley
Been constantly Lagging in all games ever since the new 4.5 software update
ggamer 18
I would update ps4..
IF I HAD ONE
Hpesoj Ogladih
sigh still cant use custom wallpaper from the usb stick :(
Eugenio Vera
so pretty much everything my xbox one does lmao
MVP JORDAN
YESS
SolidSneakNinja
Been following this update closely before public launch but never knew about the nice and neat save upload access via the options button, thanks guys :)
OGAnarchy
I'm glad I went from 360 to PS4
Cash The Producer
love it boost mode and hard drive support. Best update yet
Delano Sullivan
I have problems with fluent online gameplay thanks to this update
HK 416
Will there ever be the possibility to change your psn name?
Blac585
I'm using the Seagate backup plus portable 4 TB HDD if anyone needs help picking a external
JackSWB
it still doesn't fix my desyncing controllers...
seriously how do I fix this I've tried everything
janemba 3
Brah ps4 was already the best console but Damm this 12 additions just made it even better
Isaiah
Finally I'll be able to have more than 3 games installed at a time.
HEATER 4Lyfe
Still waiting on the update to instantly leave all mgs..
hollardude
"External USB Drive Support"
So a It's a memory card.
Michael de Groot
YES THANK YOU SO MUTCH FOR THE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE COMPATIBILITY IVE BEEN WAITING FOR SO LONG
mark Mellow
I just went on a wallpaper site and took a screenshot of a wallpaper in full screen :p
THE W4RRIOR5 CODE
Still no psn I.D change? guess I'm stuck with my 10yr old name still 😥
Vortex Gaming
confirmed next update 4.60 NARUTO
Otis Parker
This gave be blinking blue light of death.... nothing works to fix it. Thanks a lot Sony
Tim Allan
YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING!! THIS IS LEGIT WHAT I WANTED TO KNOW IN LIFE!
Eureka!
Travis B
I'm still waiting for the Flesh Light Dual Shock 4 controller
Rsaa _loc
Yet we still can't change our PSN ID 😭😭
TheFlyingPurplePeopleEater
OMG IM SO HAPPY ABOUT THE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE THING
Alexole Eya
Thank you SONY...you are the best.
Grizzly
PLEASE add a feature that you can change your psn gamertag @playstation
Haleyville Fire
The update crashed my console #$400BRICK
E Pic
Can we please get the ability to send video clips via messages?
Juice Box
One good feature that you didn't mention is that you can get notified when a certain player is online
Martin Patchell
PSVR works so much better now!
Unlikable
Photo mode is underrated
Orange Lightning
I've fallen in love with the custom wallpapers and Quick Menu changes.
Shawn Lilo
Finally you can set your own wallpaper (I'm using the one from dark souls 3)
Feel The Shadow
Number 13
You can't clear notifications ...
clipCommander
Lol xbox has had most of this for awhile (since launch maybe?)
legendarynoobz
Yes!!! Finally!!! I've been waiting for so long for that external hdd support.
#PSILoveYou
Mefo Sensei
Dont forget, Number 13!
Some games needs more space now!
(BO3 grown like 20gb since this update)
Noor Hussain
please make psn+ cheaper. it should be around £25/Year.
albert fish
Screenshots as wallpaper. Finally I've been waiting for years for this. Thank you Sony it's about time
Obunga Obunga
External drives. finally, I was to much of a wuss to open the internal drive and replacing it, so this'll help a ton.
iKeya45
Just got a 2 TB external hard drive. Can't wait to have the rest of my games back!!!
B L A C K O U T
Give us option to change PSN ID
zeezooPL
What we really need is backup to NAS
Eduardo Luna
The Notifications were ruined in this update
Teamnofatchix
Good update. I only wish Multiplayer was FREE like PS3 and PS+ was the good extra you can have ! I miss that...
Justin Assalone
How can I connect the USB storage device on my PS4 pro
william Travis
Have anyone been lagging a lot since this update?
suprem ofishal youtube account
My Life Story:
1) Buy an Xbox One
2) Sell an Xbox One
3) Buy a PlayStation 4 Slim
4) Play
GTR Rohit
Finally, a custom wallpaper! And, now I can do all my gifs! X box sucks!
Ali Al-marhoon
WE WANT TROPHY PROGRESSION TRACKING!
AKapracis
When FPS drop fixes are Gonna come ?
Bobby Hill
Bring back accurate sign out timing and message timing like the PS3, and profile comments! The small features matter too! I honestly miss PS Home still and all the money I used in it but oh well. PS5 PS Home Grand Re-opening maybe?
d6thegamer
In Next Update - Custom Themes 🤘🤘
Tyler Reynolds
why is my PS4 struggling to use Wi-Fi after this update
BonesInteractive
The extended hard drive was sorely needed and I'm glad it's here. Best update by far
Peter Heck
and it makes hacking accounts harder....THANKS SONY
-sincerely,the pirate community
GregzVR
STILL no 4K video playback from USB...
End Boss Eleven
I like the What's new and background update. Love it
Inturl618
Next step for PlayStation is to allow people to change their USERNAME
Jon Doty
Another BIG one for me:
Remote Play Party Chat!
Dominik DoubleU
i have been waiting so long for the wallpaper update. thank god
William Morse
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External hard drives! O_O
c2
One of the Best Updatse... Exept for the notification section -_-
Xander Crease
I see a huge spike in Large USB Flash Drives and External Hard Drive sales.🤔
I Am The Master Baiter
Just bring back PS Home already, bro. 😤
DAT NWG
Xbox is turning into a konami. watch and see
mohammadkwt
yeah screwed the notification menu layout
Kemzter
still waiting for a standardized confirm/cancel buttons
Bush Plays
0:19 thank F*%#. The amount of times I've had to delete something to make room for patches or new games is ridiculous.
RASTABOY_ gamesnstuff
I just wished I could do a custom wallpaper two days ago, but not outloud.. p
sony jailbroke our brains