PlayStation Fans Delighted as Sony Finally Fixes A Major PS4 Issue

Published 09/23/2021, 1:53 PM EDT
Living room with a Sony PlayStation 5 home video game console and DualSense controller alongside a television, taken on Novemebr 3, 2020. (Photo by Phil Barker/Future Publishing via Getty Images via Getty Images)


Sony has started tweaking hardware issues in the PlayStation 5 in the last few months. The current looming issue at hand makes it impossible for PS4 and PS3 games to run in PS5. This means that the consoles’ clock battery (CMOS) dies and blocks players from connecting to Sony servers.

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While this has been affecting digital games at this moment, Sony has now decided to fix this issue with its new firmware update.

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Sony fixes the CMOS issue in PlayStation consoles

Earlier, IGN had explained in their report that this issue was a looming concern that would make players resort to methods of piracy in order to play their favorite games.

Destruction Games recently reported on Twitter that Sony has fixed the CMOS issue, which prevented PS4 users from playing digital or disc games if the CMOS died. After this update, people will be able to play games even with a dead CMOS as well.

 

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Disc games will now work without crashing in PS4 consoles and this will indeed come as a sigh of relief to the fans of these consoles.

This issue was brought to light by @DoesItGame who first found the issue in the consoles.

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Sony has not commented anything officially on this update as of yet so it is not official whether this update has fixed the bug or not.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree from Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and never looked back since. Apart from his deep love for narrative driven or campaign based games, he also loves casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone and GTA Online.

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