The update will allow for several of Sony’s PS4 features that they’ve already disclosed to work on the next-gen console come launch day, including remote play for the PS Vita, second screen ability and playing a game while you download it.
The update should be roughly 300 MB.
In addition to the update, Sony will release the PlayStation App on Nov. 13 in North America and Nov. 22 in Europe, which is a free PS4 interactive app for mobile devices.
The PlayStation app will be available on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, along with Android-based smartphones and tablets.
The bevy of features for the PS App includes accessing information from the PlayStation Network, spectating other PS4 users’ gameplay, and using a mobile device as a simple remote for the PS4.
The PS4 hits shelves on Nov. 15 in North America, on Nov. 29 in Europe, and on Feb. 22 in Japan.