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Stupid *€**¥℅*:°= downloading *&-# ps4

Acegadgets

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Just put my PS 4 on and tried to play warframe, the system tells me that I can't as there is a update in progress and I must update the application to use network features. in other words to play the game.
I click on the Linky to find out about this update called Tethras doom and the webpage is in Portuguese.
I like to have new content, I know it needs to update and the PS 4 will update ( I think) when it's on standby.
So I'll play something else, try battlefield. AN UPDATE IS DOWNLOADING. its that frigin navalstike that I am not getting. I can't play that till its updated.
so how long will I need to wait at my incredibly slow internet speeds?
Another 45 mins for warframe and 5 hours for battlefield.
Bollocks to that I'll pause them.
I can't , or at least I can't work out how to without disconnecting from the internet which would mean I can't play any online game.
Even after warframe downloads, I won't be able to play it as because Battlefield is still downloading my internet speeds will make me lag like alaggyfurker and I also won't be able to play Killzone either for the same reasons.
My son is pissed off as he won't be able to play Titalfall on his Xbox one unless I switch off my PS 4 and my wife and daughter will hate me when they come home from work to find the interweb working at snail speed.

Oh happy days.
 

Jkrohn1

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Ballz to everyone else you pay the bills lol

Just let it ride and play some Single Player PC maybe Civilization or Anno.
 

Slaine

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The times given are only guidelines. Ive always found it does it a hell of a lot quicker.

If you leave your ps4 on standby it can do all these and future updates behind the scenes for you. Worth thinking about as you couldve avoided this as they wouldve already been done already for you
 

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you can pause all downloads except for System updates

the bf4 patch took 7 mins at lunch anf the navsl strike took about the same... maybe time of day plays a factor too
 

zoob

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The joys of online gaming.
Doncha just love buying a new game,
Sticking the disc in the slot, eager to play,
BOOM "update in progress" or "installing."
Feckin' Deus Ex & MGS5 - even without patches! Meh.
 

HERMAN_JELMET

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My PS4 was on standby, All updates were done and dusted by the time I switched It on, Stick It on standby @Acegadgets
 

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My ps4 was on standby and it didnt update, is there a setting you need to activate?
 

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My ps4 was on standby and it didnt update, is there a setting you need to activate?
Apparently yes there is a setting you need to change, what setting exactly, I don't know but mine never updates :D
 

Plaxinator

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My ps4 was on standby and it didnt update, is there a setting you need to activate?
I think you just need to activate automatic updates in the settings. I never leave mine in standby so can't comment on that not working, but whenever I switch my PS4 on it automatically downloads everything in the background. Perhaps it's iffy if you leave anything in the USB ports as I have heard that remote play doesn't always work if there is something plugged in them.
 

Acegadgets

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i had it set on standby, i was playing till around 2:30 pm then when i switched on at 5 pm the downloads had already started
i started on warframe at around 7.30 but the battlefield download in the background made me lag really badly as @yinkin found out when he joined my game.
 

Acegadgets

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Hey I got £13 for it on eBay.
my on loan sons on the other hand did go for £85, and that too just as long to download stuff but did have a pause download button.
I looked at that workaround @Plaxinator , but when I saw the" works 8 out of "10 " times I didn't try it as I would be really frustrated to have waited for 5 hours only to find that there was an error and the download hadn't worked.
 

HERMAN_JELMET

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You sold your PS3 for £13? That's a joke right?
 

Sportsvee

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If it helps any @Acegadgets, through your pain and suffering I have now put ours on stand-by for tomorrows session so I don't get caught out.....

Thank you :empathy:

If it helps any, I have been caught out a few times talking to others in chat while waiting for an update. I feel your pain.
 

Acegadgets

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yes my fat one packed in last august, and my heatgun couldn't fix it. I pretty much had to get a ps4 as i had been borowing my sons for a bit longer than expected.i did get over a hundred quit back for my games and controllers though
 
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