Updating ps3 via storage device
The Play Station 3 system could possibly have an individual hardware issue that may require a technical repair.
If you cannot download the software update on your PS4 directly, there is a way to do it with a USB key.
First off, download the firmware update to your Desktop or any place else that is easily accessible and make sure the full image downloads.
From there, plug in your flash drive or insert your memory card.
For this guide there are a few requirements, all of which you should own or you would not be looking here. A storage media device, either a USB flash drive or a Memory Stick, SD Memory Card, or Compact Flash card.