Articles about ps3 firmware

PS3 3.73 firmware update ready for download
There is a new, non-mandatory PS3 firmware update that bumps up the version number to 3.73 that is available, awaiting your download. Basically, nothing major was included but it is still recommended that you make that update since Sony claims “stability during use of certain PS3 format software has been improved.”Assuming your PS3 system software version is 3.72 (or later), there is no need to go ahead with this update. […]

Best Buy charges $30 to upgrade your PS3 firmware
It is news like this – hearing of Best Buy charging a whopping $30 to upgrade your Sony PS3 firmware to that of 3.50, that really makes our blood boil. Isn’t that taking advantage of customers who aren’t too tech savvy and need a little extra help? Have stores like Best Buy lost their conscience in the name of profits that they can’t even provide help on something as simple […]

Blu-ray 3D Disc Playback Support Coming To PS3 On Sept 21st
Sony has announced that the PS3 will be getting the 3.50 firmware update on September 21st, and with it, the ability to playback 3D content on Blu-ray 3D discs. The update will allow all 38 million PS3s worldwide to be compatible with Blu-ray 3D discs, expanding on the console’s current ability to play stereoscopic 3D games (via the 3.30 firmware update). Aside from the support for Blu-ray 3D discs, there […]

PS3 firmware 3.42 now available
The PS3 firmware 3.42 is now available for your downloading pleasure, and while it does not add any functionality (at first glance anyways) to your system apart from the standard “system software stability” area, it will be required if you want to continue accessing the PlayStation Network or the PlayStation Store. Some folks speculate that this update might be a response to the jailbreak tool that made headlines recently – […]

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Next PS3 Firmware Update Adds PlayStation Store Recommendations
Sony has unveiled one of the features of the upcoming PS3 firmware update. With the 3.41 firmware installed, users will be greeted with recommendations for games and videos in the PlayStation Store, which should help promote popular titles to the users. So when users are reading the details of a certain title, they will see a new “You May Like” section on the right suggesting other items that they might […]

Geohot Looks To Enable Other OS Support For The PS3 3.21 Firmware
It looks like Geohot (a famous hacker) isn’t too happy that Sony will be removing Linux support from its upcoming PS3 3.21 firmware, and the person who demoed an untethered iPhone jailbreak a short while ago, is determined to do something about it. He’s planning to figure out a way to update and still retain the Other OS support, maybe by coming up with something like Hellcat’s Recovery Flasher. If […]