An upgrade can be performed by removing the hard drive and replacing it with a larger capacity drive.
Visit here for the procedure to initialize your PS4™ system and perform a new installation of the system software, such as for when you replace the hard disk drive.
When you first purchase your Play Station 3, it has an older version of the Play Station operating system installed on it.
Restart the system after the software installation is complete.
You'll notice a TV Icon on the Xross Media Bar (XMB) next to the Video icon.
Select "install" and wait while the system restarts, then installs the software.
Do not interrupt the installation or you could damage your system files and render your system unusable.
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The Play Station®3 system Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is removable and upgradeable.
Updating to Version 3.7 or later will add this feature to your system.
Make sure that your Play Station is connected to the Internet through your home network.
Update using a disc Use an update file contained on a game disc to update the system.