The PS5Unfortunately, it has not been without its flaws since its launch last November. If you are one of the lucky owners of the new Sony console, you probably already suffered the double installation of intergenerational games. This problem, although it was mainly spread among titles in digital format, also affected discs. Fortunately, it seems that the company is finally has fixed it with the new update.
Starting today you can download the update 20.02-02.50.00 on your PS5. The update brings new features such as the ability to select and edit video clips in Share Factory Studio directly from the media gallery. Sony also mentions that the general performance of the system has been improved, a description that is usually common with each patch that reaches their consoles. And of course, it also fixes the annoying problem mentioned in the previous paragraph.
Sometimes when you inserted a disc for a PS4 game that also offered an optimized version of PS5, the console ended up installing both versions. Why would you want to have the one from the previous generation? System storage is pretty limited and the last thing we want is to store files that we’re not even using. Thanks to the update 20.02-02.50.00, which weighs approximately 868 MB
“The following issue has been fixed: Sometimes the PS4 version of a game would be installed from the PS4 game disc, after updating the disc version of the PS4 game to the PS5 version.”
The PS5 kicks off on the right foot
A few hours ago we let you know that Sony managed to distribute 4.5 million PS5s during the last quarter. The figure is more important because we are going through a pandemic, which has affected the production and distribution of consoles worldwide. In fact, surely both Sony and Microsoft would have sold more PS5 and Xbox Series X | S if it weren’t for COVID-19. According to both companies, the shortage of their platforms will continue in the coming months.
Sony also highlighted that the last quarter has been the most successful in history for its video games division. That is, for PlayStation. The reported income reaches $ 8.43 billion. Of course, the launch of the PS5 boosted their earnings from sales of software and services. PS +, for example, already has 47.4 million subscribers.
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