Activate a new PS4 on 4.55 or below

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  1. Garou
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    So I'm buying a gold PS4 slim and hopefully it'll come in 4.55 or below
    Question is, is there a way for me to activate my PS4 and maybe download PSN games without updating to the latest firmware?
    Or I am left with option not to register any PSN account and play only from disc?
     
  2. aos10

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    You must update in order to use PSN,not sure what do you mean by "activate PS4",but i think you can create offline user and play on it if you don't want to log to PSN.
     
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    Not sure about PS4 but in Vita world we usually activate the system by linking a PSN account to a device
    Yeah basically register a system to a PSN account

    So basically I can only play offline from disc only then? Because I cannot even download any PSN games without updating right?
     
  4. aos10

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    But in order to link your profile you must use Henkaku or download a games from PS3 and send it to PS Vita.
    There is no other way on PS4 i am afraid.
     
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    Yeah. No way - you can't even download updates without signing into the PSN.
     
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    Very well then. I'm stuck with playing offline from disc only for now I think

    Last question, just asking for opinion
    If you're like me, do you update or do you wait?
     
  7. Zephir1991

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    I updated. Screw CFW - I bought a PS4 to play with it. IF he ever releases it, you could always buy a cheap used PS4.
     
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    Good thinking. Thanks
     
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    confirmed that the ps4 comes in 4.55
    I've decided to wait a while before updating to 4.70 but I also want to switch to a bigger hard drive. anyone has the link for 4.55 PS4UPDATE.PUP that can be used for new installation (should be close to 1 GB in size), preferably direct link from sony server if it's still available

    found it. not sure if I can share the link here but it's downloaded directly from sony server so should be okay
    https://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/commen...ased_now_with_more/?ref=share&ref_source=link
     
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