Do you also wonder that how to download automatic game updates in PS4 being in the rest mode? Read the full article to learn how you can do it. Released in 2013, PlayStation 4 is a home video game console by Sony. It is still, one of the best-selling gaming consoles in the world with an accounted sales of over 115 million till March 2021.
It was made with an intent of an upgrade to PS3 for a better video gaming experience. Moreover, in this article, we are going to talk about how you can download automatic game updates while your PS4 is in rest mode. So, here is everything you need to know about it.
Automatic Game Updates in PS4 Rest Mode
As we all know, rest mode is an alternative to completely turning off the PlayStation 4. It facilitates a faster gaming experience as you can start from where you left. Basically, it is just like the Sleep Mode in our PC. In the rest mode, PS4 is supposed to consume less power and therefore, the downloading game updates automatically are not enabled by default in PS4. There is not any direct option available to get this feature, so follow these steps to enable it.
- Go to Settings
- Select “Power Save Settings”
- Select “Set Features Available in Rest Mode”.
- Here, you will find an option saying “Stay Connected to the Internet”.
- Check this option.
Also, make sure that the automatic installation is also enabled in the settings. For this,
- Head to Settings.
- Select “System”.
- Select “Automatic Download”.
- Here, ensure that all the options are checked (Featured Content, System Software Update Files, Allow Restart, and Application Update Files)
- You can only take benefit of Automatic Update of PlayStation Application if you are a PSN Plus Member. If you are not a PSN Plus Member, all the procedure till now goes in vain.
So, this was the only thing that might be hampering the Game Updates to download automatically. By default, PS4 is planned to saves as much power as it can in the Rest Mode. Turning on the connectivity to the Internet while in rest mode will enable the feature of downloading game updates automatically.
If you found this article helpful, share it with your friends to help them get informed about this feature.
Read More about PS4: