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PS3 firmware 3.73 knows you've been too long bullied by all those firmware updates that require you to download them. But 3.73, he's different. He's casual. He's not a mandatory patch, he's completely optional. There's no pressure here, he knows you've had enough of that from those other guys. B...

October 18th 2011 at 11:50am 0 Comments
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Finally, the PS3 firmware update you've all been waiting for! Next time you fire up your PlayStation 3, you'll be rewarded with a system software update -- version 3.72, to be exact -- which delivers "system stability during use of PS3 format software" as well as "improved" network services. And...

September 20th 2011 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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We hope you're ready for improved system stability "during use of PS3 format software and network services," because that's what the just-announced PS3 firmware 3.66 is bringing -- and evidently nothing else of note -- likely any time now. PSN director Eric Lempel writes on the PlayStation Blog t...

June 22nd 2011 at 8:40pm 0 Comments
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Dirty, dirty Black Ops cheaters that downloaded the new PS3 firmware, update 3.56, are finding out exactly what Sony meant when it said the patch would help bolster "security." A grip of consoles have been permanently banned from Black Ops multiplayer servers for hacking or cheating after their use...

January 28th 2011 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Waiting for the press conference tonight? Well, it looks like Sony jumped the gun and leaked the big reveal on PlayStation Blog: "A new PS3 system software update, v3.56, will be released soon." How soon? How about now? The massive update adds tons of oft-requested functionality demanded by users....

January 27th 2011 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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It doesn't appear Sony has much to say about PS3 firmware 3.55, available ... well, now. Why? Because it seemingly only adds a security patch. We're certain that you will be much more vocal about the inconvenience of mandatory installs, the lack of certain oft-requested features, and the ongoing ba...

December 7th 2010 at 1:05am 0 Comments
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Sony's ongoing battle with PSJailbreak seems to have reached the software side, as DigitalFoundry reports that Medal of Honor requires at least PlayStation 3 firmware 3.42 in order to run. DF notes that copies of the Medal of Honor have made it onto the net but "the game is completely unplayable wi...

October 14th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Owners of various PS3 peripherals, including (but not limited to) the Yobo PS3 Joybox, the XCM Cross Battle Plus Adapter and the SplitFish FragFX, are reporting compatibility issues after the release of PS3 firmware 3.50. Some conspiracy theorists believe the rampant failure of these devices is lin...

September 24th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been itching for something to do with that multi-thousand-dollar TV you bought, go turn your PS3 on. Readers are reporting that firmware 3.50, which enables 3D Blu-Ray support, is up now. In addition to that feature, which will make a few very rich people very happy, the new update inclu...

September 20th 2010 at 11:57pm 0 Comments