Entries in 'firmware' (57)

Sony dates PS3 3D update

Sony dates PS3 3D update

The 3D revolution doesn’t start until Sony says it does – and Sony has said that it will begin on June 10th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 11:50AM in News
PlayStation Trophies get re-jig

PlayStation Trophies get re-jig

A host of new sorting functionality is coming to Sony’s PS3 Trophy system in the next firmware update – which, incidentally, is the one that will add much-touted 3D game ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Sony rules out OtherOS refunds

Sony rules out OtherOS refunds

No refunds will be issued to those aggrieved by Sony’s recent move to cut the OtherOS functionality from the machine in its most recent firmware update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2010 at 5:47PM in News
No 3D Blu-ray for PS3

No 3D Blu-ray for PS3

It has emerged that Sony’s 3D PS3 update coming this June won’t add 3D Blu-ray functionality to the machine, TechRadar reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 4:43PM in News

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Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Hotz brings OtherOS back to PS3

Just one week after declaring war on PS3 platform holder Sony, hacker George Hotz has demonstrated a custom version of Sony’s latest firmware 3.21 that can run the since ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 5:20PM in News
Hotz declares war on Sony

Hotz declares war on Sony

Having been the first to crack some of PS3’s key security features earlier this year, famous iPhone hacker George Hotz has vowed to discover a method to circumvent Sony’s upcoming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 12:32PM in News
PSN cut-off for ‘other OS’ PS3 users

PSN cut-off for ‘other OS’ PS3 users

The next firmware update for PS3, which will be released on April 1st, will remove the ability to install a third party operating system onto the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
PS3 3D update landing in June

PS3 3D update landing in June

A firmware update that will transform Sony’s PS3 into a full 3D-gaming capable machine will arrive on June 10th, according to rumours reported by TheSixthAxis.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 5:32PM in News

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3D upgrade coming to PS3

3D upgrade coming to PS3

A Sony presentation detailing the firm’s consumer strategy moving forwards has offered a few insights into the direction of both Sony’s gaming and online distribution plans – and it seems ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2009 at 3:13PM in News
PSP update debuts Digital Comics

PSP update debuts Digital Comics

PSP owners can now download the Digital Comics reader, thanks to the latest firmware update.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 19th 2009 at 10:10AM in News
Facebook hitting PS3 today

Facebook hitting PS3 today

Just a matter of hours after it was first officially announced, Sony has confirmed that the PS3 3.10 firmware update – which brings with it integrated Facebook functionality – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2009 at 1:35PM in News
DSi update cripples flash cards

DSi update cripples flash cards

Nintendo’s latest firmware update for its recently released handheld revamp the DSi renders many of the market’s high-profile flash card readers unusable, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2009 at 1:31PM in News

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Xbox dashboard update next month

Xbox dashboard update next month

Microsoft’s annual firmware update for its Xbox 360 console will be rolled out on August 11th, according to reports from Joystiq.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2009 at 11:36AM in News
NXE rollout begins

NXE rollout begins

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has announced that all those who successfully signed up to the New Xbox Experience preview program will over the next few hours be able to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2008 at 10:07AM in News
Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has lifted the lid on its scheme to help those lacking memory space ahead of the release of the new Xbox dashboard upgrade next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2008 at 11:46AM in News
MS to help those short on storage for NXB

MS to help those short on storage for NXB

Microsoft has clarified the memory requirements needed to install the upcoming ‘New Xbox Experience’ dashboard revamp for Xbox 360, as well as stating that it has plans to help those ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2008 at 12:09PM in News

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TGS: 360 dashboard update next month

TGS: 360 dashboard update next month

Microsoft has dated the launch of ‘the new Xbox experience’ 360 dashboard update for November 19th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2008 at 11:04AM in News
E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

Xbox’s Major Nelson has outlined the main features coming as part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 dashboard update this autumn, many of which represent a significant upgrade in functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 5:36PM in News
Sony releases updated PS3 firmware

Sony releases updated PS3 firmware

Following last week’s kafuffle which saw PS3 firmware 2.40 released and then withdrawn following reports of system failures, an updated 2.41 version of the software has been made live on ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2008 at 11:37AM in News
PS3 firmware fix this Wednesday?

PS3 firmware fix this Wednesday?

Following Sony’s decision to pull its 2.40 firmware update for PS3, CVG is reporting that PlayStation customer support is saying that the firm will release an updated 2.41 patch this ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2008 at 12:25PM in News
Sony pulls 2.40 PS3 firmware update

Sony pulls 2.40 PS3 firmware update

Yesterday’s arrival of the PS3 2.40 firmware update was a moment of celebration for the hardcore PS3 gaming community – but seemingly widespread reports of potentially console-wrecking problems has seen ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2008 at 11:01AM in News
Developers pledge PS3 Trophy support

Developers pledge PS3 Trophy support

Following Monday’s clarification of Sony’s plans for its new Trophy system, the first games supporting the update have gone live – and more developers have pledged their support for ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2008 at 11:53AM in News
Sony details PS3 Trophy system

Sony details PS3 Trophy system

PS3 platform holder Sony has finally released some concrete details about its PS3 Trophy system that will be introduced with the machine’s next firmware update, 2.40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2008 at 3:07PM in News
Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

It seems that Nintendo has decided to take action on the growing homebrew Wii community following news that its latest update to the Wii’s firmware (version 3.3) removes files associated ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2008 at 3:02PM in News
New PS3 features hit Europe tomorrow

New PS3 features hit Europe tomorrow

Sony’s Three Speech blog has confirmed that the latest PS3 firmware update, 1.90, is now available in Japan, and will hit Europe tomorrow (July 24th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2007 at 12:31PM in News