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The good news is, well, you've seen the good news. The bad news is, if you can't see the good news ... there is no good news. Speaking through semi-official community site Three Speech, SCEE has released a statement reiterating that PlayStation 3 update 2.41 (the good news) has been released, fixin...

July 8th 2008 at 11:53am 0 Comments
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In an official statement issued to ThreeSpeech, SCEE explains the problem with firmware 2.40. It seems that there was a problem which "prevented a limited number of PS3s from activating properly after updating to version 2.40, when certain system administrative data were contained on the HDD." This...

July 8th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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While to some people the features included within today's new firmware update (trophies and in-game XMB) will be all new, to those of us who managed to download 2.40 before it was pulled there's not a lot of interest. That is, of course, unless you've spotted a new addition that Sony has snuck in....

July 8th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Looks like the software engineers at Sony have finished tweaking firmware 2.40. The much-anticipated firmware update included crucial features, like in-game XMB and trophies, but was pulled shortly after its release due to reports of bricked systems. Now, a few days after the controversial removal...

July 8th 2008 at 3:21am 0 Comments
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Sony's 2.41 firmware update for the PS3 is apparently out and riding the network updates. This according to our readers and those of the official PlayStation Blog. Now deep breath, install, and hope your system doesn't hang like it did for the few 2.40 unfortunates.[Thanks, David]

July 8th 2008 at 3:16am 0 Comments
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Looks like the software engineers at Sony have finished tweaking firmware 2.40. The much-anticipated firmware update included crucial features, like in-game XMB and trophies, but was pulled shortly after its release due to reports of bricked systems. Now, a few days after the controversial removal...

July 8th 2008 at 3:13am 0 Comments
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If you've been stuck waiting on Sony to get its act together concerning firmware 2.40, you might not have to hang back much longer. According to ComputerAndVideoGames, reps from the console-maker say that an update to the broken, PS3-bricking system software will be headed out to users "midweek." T...

July 7th 2008 at 9:36am 0 Comments
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CVG has contacted Sony Customer Support to find out exactly what is going on with 2.40. It's all been very quiet since the firmware got pulled off the servers, but apparently a fixed version will be available "midweek." Sony has yet to officially confirm that this is the case but, if true, they sho...

July 7th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments