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Upgrade Your Playstation 3 to PS4 for Free

Upgrade Your Playstation 3 to PS4 for Free Hey guys, ThioJoe here, and for the last few months, so many people have been asking me if its possible to upgrade the PS3 to the PS4 just like its possible to upgrade the Xbox 360 to Xbox One, and yes Ive finally figured it out, this is gonna show you have to upgrade the PS3 to the PS4 for free. Its really not that hard, might take a couple of minutes, but I think youll have no problem with it. Basically whats gonna happen is were gonna trick the PS3 into installing a PS4 update, so its gonna overwrite the OS, and wipe everything off so that we can get that PS4 OS on there. Now its no surprise that this upgrade process is similar to that of the Xbox 360, but it is a little bit different. Again were going to be using the game disc update, these are updates that are on a PS4 disc that are mainly for people who dont have an internet connection and so they can update their system and play games that require a certain system version, without having to download that update.

So youre just going to need any PS4 disc, Im going to be using call of duty Ghosts but it really doesnt matter which one you use. Now the way were going to upgrade through this disc is different from the regular update process. Were gonna have to boot into a special safe mode on the PS3 to get to this more lenient upgrade process, so Ill walk you through it, and its not that hard, but I want to point out that theres no way to go back from this. Once you get to the PS4, youre stuck there also, that means that any data on the PS3 is gonna be gone, its gonna be all wiped, youre installing a whole new OS.

So obviously, as always, if you have anything important on there, back it up now. Were going to go to the PS4 right now and Ill show you exactly what you have to do. Alright so Im at the TV with the PS3 and obviously it is off right now.

You want to start with the PS3 off, you want to unplug any USB drives or anything. The only thing you want to have plugged in is a controller or two. Those are the only things you can have plugged in, and then you want to boot into safe mode by doing the following process. Alright so we want to boot into safe mode, dont put your disc in yet, just have it ready. What you want to do is first, with the Playstation 3 off, press and hold the power button.

After 5 or so seconds, youre going to hear a beep and then you wait a few more seconds and then youre going to hear another beep, and the playstation is going to turn off. Alright so there we go now we want to do the same thing, press and hold, after 5 seconds there is going to be a beep, and then shortly after youre going to hear two beeps. Now its going to boot into safe mode, and at this point, you want to put in your PS4 disc. So when you boot into safe mode, this is the first thing youll get, you gotta connect a USB cable, with a controller. Now I already have one controller.

Now, be very careful at this menu. If you select the wrong thing, its going to completely wipe your system, and its not going to upgrade to PS4. So ignore everything except you want to go down to System Update. Do not click any of the other options, except perhaps Restart System.

Now, once you click system update, its going to say connect that contains data, then press start and select at the same time, but were not gonna do this, because we already have the disc in there, and its gonna just look for the media, and its really lenient so its gonna be tricked anyway, so were gonna press start and select. Its checking. Now we dont have any USB drives, so hopefully its going to see the disc and read the update off of that.

Alright so it took a while but its finally preparing to update and it just says Do not Turn off The System, obviously. Now its just reading from the disc now, so hopefully its gonna work its worked in the past, so I know it will. And Im just going to skip through I guess…. Ok so were at 95 and were about to get to the end of update processing, and then well see what happens after this, I believe there is going to be more prompts.

So well see what happens, because its done now. Alright so that took longer than expected, but were back and its ready to do the update it says PS3 system 4.75, I think it just defaults to that because its the latest version of the PS3, so were just gonna press the PS button, but really its going to update to the PS4 So checking update data… please wait… Alright and after it checks, we now get to the agreement just get through all that, do not turn it off during the update, obviously, and now were ready to install the update its now installing the PS4 OS onto the PS3 Again, Im just going to skip through so you guys dont have to watch, and well see what happens at the end of the update… Oh wow, ok, it just zoomed to the end there! Alright so I guess its restarting now, that applied really quickly.

And… yea ok heres the boot up logo, lets see if it went through completely, and alright so here it is, were at the setup screen and it worked, and you can see, Im not going to go through the whole thing, but you know, its going to ask us to set it all up, but you guys can see that it worked and thats all there is to it, you now have a free PS4. And that is it! You should now have a freely upgraded PS4 running on a PS3 I havent even noticed any performance issues, you might though because it is older hardware. Im not sure if Sony is going to patch this I doubt it, because it is an older generation console, so you should be good for a while. I really hope you guys liked this article, let us know in the comments how it went, you can interact with other people there as well, and like the article if you found it helpful, and you can subscribe for more articles just like this.

On the right hand side you can check out some other articles, such as how to upgrade your Xbox 360 to Xbox One, or even upgade Xbox 360 to PS4. These links will also be in the description if youre on a phone, as well as any other social media links, you can follow media links, you can follow me on Twitter, subscribe, all that good stuff. Thanks again for watching, I hope you found this helpful, I will see you next time, have a good one.

Upgrade Your Playstation 3 to PS4 for Free Hey guys, ThioJoe here, and for the last few months, so many people have been asking me if its possible to upgrade the PS3 to the PS4 just like its possible to upgrade the Xbox 360 to Xbox One, and yes Ive finally figured it out, this is gonna show you have to upgrade the PS3 to the PS4 for free. Its really not that hard, might take a couple of minutes, but I think youll have no problem with it. Basically whats gonna happen is were gonna trick the PS3 into installing a PS4 update, so its gonna overwrite the OS, and wipe everything off so that we can get that PS4 OS on there. Now its no surprise that this upgrade process is similar to that of the Xbox 360, but it is a little bit different.

Again were going to be using the game disc update, these are updates that are on a PS4 disc that are mainly for people who dont have an internet connection and so they can update their system and play games that require a certain system version, without having to download that update. So youre just going to need any PS4 disc, Im going to be using call of duty Ghosts but it really doesnt matter which one you use. Now the way were going to upgrade through this disc is different from the regular update process.

Were gonna have to boot into a special safe mode on the PS3 to get to this more lenient upgrade process, so Ill walk you through it, and its not that hard, but I want to point out that theres no way to go back from this. Once you get to the PS4, youre stuck there also, that means that any data on the PS3 is gonna be gone, its gonna be all wiped, youre installing a whole new OS. So obviously, as always, if you have anything important on there, back it up now. Were going to go to the PS4 right now and Ill show you exactly what you have to do.

Alright so Im at the TV with the PS3 and obviously it is off right now. You want to start with the PS3 off, you want to unplug any USB drives or anything. The only thing you want to have plugged in is a controller or two. Those are the only things you can have plugged in, and then you want to boot into safe mode by doing the following process.

Alright so we want to boot into safe mode, dont put your disc in yet, just have it ready. What you want to do is first, with the Playstation 3 off, press and hold the power button. After 5 or so seconds, youre going to hear a beep and then you wait a few more seconds and then youre going to hear another beep, and the playstation is going to turn off. Alright so there we go now we want to do the same thing, press and hold, after 5 seconds there is going to be a beep, and then shortly after youre going to hear two beeps. Now its going to boot into safe mode, and at this point, you want to put in your PS4 disc.

So when you boot into safe mode, this is the first thing youll get, you gotta connect a USB cable, with a controller. Now I already have one controller. Now, be very careful at this menu.

If you select the wrong thing, its going to completely wipe your system, and its not going to upgrade to PS4. So ignore everything except you want to go down to System Update. Do not click any of the other options, except perhaps Restart System. Now, once you click system update, its going to say connect that contains data, then press start and select at the same time, but were not gonna do this, because we already have the disc in there, and its gonna just look for the media, and its really lenient so its gonna be tricked anyway, so were gonna press start and select. Its checking.

Now we dont have any USB drives, so hopefully its going to see the disc and read the update off of that. Alright so it took a while but its finally preparing to update and it just says Do not Turn off The System, obviously. Now its just reading from the disc now, so hopefully its gonna work its worked in the past, so I know it will. And Im just going to skip through I guess….

Ok so were at 95 and were about to get to the end of update processing, and then well see what happens after this, I believe there is going to be more prompts. So well see what happens, because its done now. Alright so that took longer than expected, but were back and its ready to do the update it says PS3 system 4.75, I think it just defaults to that because its the latest version of the PS3, so were just gonna press the PS button, but really its going to update to the PS4 So checking update data… please wait… Alright and after it checks, we now get to the agreement just get through all that, do not turn it off during the update, obviously, and now were ready to install the update its now installing the PS4 OS onto the PS3 Again, Im just going to skip through so you guys dont have to watch, and well see what happens at the end of the update… Oh wow, ok, it just zoomed to the end there!

Alright so I guess its restarting now, that applied really quickly. And… yea ok heres the boot up logo, lets see if it went through completely, and alright so here it is, were at the setup screen and it worked, and you can see, Im not going to go through the whole thing, but you know, its going to ask us to set it all up, but you guys can see that it worked and thats all there is to it, you now have a free PS4. And that is it! You should now have a freely upgraded PS4 running on a PS3 I havent even noticed any performance issues, you might though because it is older hardware.

Im not sure if Sony is going to patch this I doubt it, because it is an older generation console, so you should be good for a while. I really hope you guys liked this article, let us know in the comments how it went, you can interact with other people there as well, and like the article if you found it helpful, and you can subscribe for more articles just like this. On the right hand side you can check out some other articles, such as how to upgrade your Xbox 360 to Xbox One, or even upgade Xbox 360 to PS4.

These links will also be in the description if youre on a phone, as well as any other social media links, you can follow media links, you can follow me on Twitter, subscribe, all that good stuff. Thanks again for watching, I hope you found this helpful, I will see you next time, have a good one.

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