Sony PS4 has Wi-Fi issues after the 4.50 firmware update

Since sony has released it’s latest 4.50 firmware update, many users are experiencing problems connecting to Wi-Fi especially when in Boost Mode.

At the beginning of the month Sony’s PS4 received a new firmware update (4.50), which introduces new features such as installing games to an external hard drive and the ability to use in game screenshots as your home background. However the main talking point after the update has by far been the issue with the Wi-Fi connection that is seriously beginning to annoy some!

Since the installation of this update at the beginning of March, the PS4 forums and the numerous communities that gather around the console have been continuously reporting the bug regarding the Wi-Fi in order to get a response from Sony.

The victims of this bug all have the same concern, namely a Wi-Fi connection blocked because of a so-called incorrect password or a busy network with an error code NW-31297-2:

“Could not connect to the Wi-Fi network because the Wi-Fi password is not correctly set on the PS4, or the wireless network is busy”

At first, the Japanese giant invited players affected by this problem to reset their network settings, but this did not change much for the most part.

Since the problem is known, Sony has still not found a definitive solution to the problem, but it has finally Acknowledged the issue after being contacted by Polygon. Sony has responded with the following:

“We are aware and are looking into the situation.”

In the meantime, the only way to work around the problem is to connect the PS4 to the network via the Ethernet port.

Have you also experienced issues with the Wi-Fi Connection since upgrading your PS4 to version 4.50?