A new system update will be released later today, January 13, but it doesn’t add new features or functionality. Instead, this update–3.15–is described as “minor” and is focused on improving system performance.
PS4 system software update 3.15 is coming tonight – it’s a minor update designed to improve system performance.
— PlayStation (@PlayStation)
Sony didn’t say, however, what specific areas of system performance are improved with this update.
The. It added a host of new features, and also increased the amount of online storage for PS Plus members to 10 GB.
For comparison, Microsoft’s got its latest major update,, in November 2015.
Both Microsoft and Sony have not historically released major system updates for their platforms in December and January. That’s in part because and the platform-holders would rather focus on system stability.
The , while Sony has not announced when that will happen for PS4.