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PS4 News       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Apr 14, 2021 at 2:04 AM       19,785       44      
Earlier on we saw the official release of PS5 Firmware Update 3.00, and following the previous revision and 8.50 PS4 Beta PUP testing today Sony also pushed live PS4 System Software / Firmware 8.50 with the complete changelog outlined below. :cool:

:alert: As always DON'T UPDATE if you wish to use PS4 game backups and homebrew apps whenever a new PS4 jailbreak exploit arrives, and we'll add any related Tweets as PlayStation 4 Scene developers have a chance to examine it.

Download: PS4 Firmware 8.50 Update (US) / PS4 Firmware 8.50 Update (EU) / PS4 Firmware 8.50 Update (UK) / PS4 Firmware 8.50 Update (AU/NZ) / PS4 Firmware 8.50 Update (JP)

Here's the official 8.50 PS4 Firmware Changelog from Sony's page: PlayStation 4 system software update

Version 8.50

Main features in the system software update

  • In (Party), you can now enjoy Share Play with players on PS5.
  • In (Messages), you can now turn notifications on or off for each of the groups you're in. On the group screen, open the options menu and select [Turn Notifications Off].
Other updated features
  • On the game session details screen, you can now use the [Request to Join] button to ask the session leader to join their game session. The session leader can then send you an invite to join the game session.
  • When playing a game you've hidden, other players will no longer see that you're currently playing that game.
  • We've updated the file format for extended storage.
    • When you connect an extended storage device, its file format will be updated.
    • After that, you won't be able to use the device on a PS4 that has a previous version of the system software.
  • (Communities) is no longer available.
Below are some PS4Scene guides on How to Block PS4 Firmware Updates, How to Delete Downloaded PS4 Update PUPs that haven't been installed yet, How to Update to a Specific PS4 Firmware, some PS4 HEN Update Blocker Payloads and cheers to x_force_505 on Twitter for passing along this PlayStation 4 News and sharing the screenshot below! šŸ»
PS4 System Software Firmware 8.50 is Now Live, Don't Update!.jpg
 

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tungatung

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yaay !!!
means now 8.00 cannot connect to psn, this means that we can now expect an exploit for 8.00 which will be very useful for people like me who are waiting on 8.00 for exploit !!!
 

cokito

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time to patiently wait for a 8.00 public exploit.

will have to keep my ps4 in a drawer, i can't even play my physical copy of persona 5 royal because my savefile has dlc content, which is tied to my account and i can't go online.
 

ysfex3

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To all the people that are now waiting on fw 8.0. Why? We already have access to 99% of the games on ps4. Just get a used one on the cheap with <8.0. It's gotta be way easier to source one on ebay than the 5.05 days.
 
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