PS4 Firmware Update 9.04 Rolls Out Feb. 19 for Cyberpunk 2077 Fix

PS4 Firmware Update 9.04

Sony just published the new PS4 Update 9.04 for February 19, which addresses data corruption issues related to Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4.

According to CD Projekt Ret, this update fixes issues for disc owners on PS4 where the game would not boot and give them a “data is corrupted” error.

After the release of the major patch, CD Projekt RED acknowledged this issue a couple of days ago. Here’s their official statement:

“Cannot start the application. The data is corrupted” error after updating

We are aware of an issue where “Cannot start the application. The data is corrupted. Delete the application from the PS4 and insert the disc again” error message appears after updating the game to 1.5 (1.51) on PS4, and looking into it.

When submitting a ticket about this issue please provide your CUSA code and region set on your console (on top of the region where you’re located that the form asks for).

Additionally, here is what Sony has listed for the official patch notes.

PS4 Firmware Update 9.04 Patch Notes:

  • This system software update improves system performance.

For now it seems this update is optional, so if you want to update you will need to check the system software under the settings page. As for those who want to update via USB, instructions are below.

How to Update a PS4 Over a USB

  1. Using a PC or Mac, create a folder named “PS4” on a USB drive formatted as FAT32. Inside that folder, create another folder named “UPDATE”.
  2. Download the update file (link here) and save it in the “UPDATE” folder. Save the file as “PS4UPDATE.PUP”.
  3. Plug the USB drive containing the file into your PS4 console.
  4. Start the PS4 console in Safe Mode: press and hold the power button, releasing after the second beep.
  5. Select Safe Mode option 3: Update System Software.
  6. Select Update from USB Storage Device > OK.
In other Cyberpunk 2077 news, go check out some of the hidden changes unearthed in patch 1.5 here.
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