Sony just released the second PS5 firmware patch that fixes a bunch of glitches and issues, including deleting full games off the SSD and a USB charging error.
The new PS5 firmware patch clocks in at 829MB, and updates the console to v 20.02-2.26.00.00-00.00.00.0.1. There's some pretty big fixes with the update including squashing a bug that deleted full disc-based games installed on the system's SSD. We didn't experience this glitch, but many other games reported their
games randomly disappearing.
The update also fixes a glitch that prevented the DualSense from charging via the front USB port. To date, Sony has released 1.697GB worth of updates to the next-gen console.
Here's a list of the PS5's current firmware revisions and what they do:
- Launch version (11/12/2020) -20.02-2.20.00.07-00.00.00.0.1
- First Update (11/17/2020), 868MB, fixed Queued for Download bug - 20.02-2.25.00.02-00.00.00.0.1
- Second Update (11/25/2020) 829MB, fixes random disc-game deletion, allows USB charging via front port -20.02-2.26.00.00-00.00.00.0.1
This system software update improves system performance.
- An issue where installed disc versions of games were sometimes deleted was resolved.
- An issue that prevented the PS5 wireless controller from being charged while in rest mode when connected to the PS5's front side USB Type-A port using the USB cable included with some PS5 consoles was resolved.[
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