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PS4 Firmware Update To Fix Error Code E-801809A8 Allegedly Releasing Within One Week

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Oct 11
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A PS4 firmware update that addresses error code E-801809A8 is said to be arriving in less than one week from now.

Following last week’s 5.0 firmware update, numerous PS4 players have been confronted with a console that simply won’t update. The cause appears to be a faulty PS4 Blu-ray drive that prevents the system from updating. Sony has said to be aware of the issue but hasn’t provided a solution so far. “Thanks all for reporting this”, LordRoss from Sony’s online support said last week. “Just to confirm we are aware of the issue and are investigating.”

Luckily, if an affected user on the official PlayStation forums is to be believed, Sony will release an update to address error code E-801809A8 in less than one week from now. Down below you’ll find a paragraph from a conversation that user jt_man5 appears to have had with Sony’s customer support:

Herbert (10/10/2017, 6:08:44 PM): Thank you so much, let me explain you what’s going on. We’re currently experience a glitch with this error code, our engineers are working on getting fixed as fast as possible, we’re going to launch a patch to fix this issue, you will receive a notification on your console once this happen.

Me (10/10/2017, 6:09:05 PM): Estimated time? Like before Friday

Herbert (10/10/2017, 6:10:59 PM): We expect this patch be released in less than one week, I apologize for the inconvenience and thank you so much for the information. I understand that this must be very frustrating for you (I’m also having this issue)

If true, issues surrounding error code E-801809A8 will soon be resolved. As always, we will keep you updated on this matter.

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