Good news folks! Sony has dropped Firmware 1.31 and here are some of the features!
The PLAYSTATION®3 system software version 1.31 update includes the following:
- You can now register the BD remote control in [Register Bluetooth® Device] under [Accessory Settings].
- [BD/DVD Video Output Format (HDMI)] has been added as an option under [BD/DVD Settings].
-[Backup Utility] has been added as a feature under [System Settings].
-You can now select the hard disk format method in [Format Utility] and [Restore PS3 System] under [System Settings].
-The method of selecting output resolution has been changed in [Video Output Settings] under [Display Settings].
-New for 1.31: You can now play PlayStation®2 format software titles that must be installed on the hard disk.
-The compatibility of USB devices with PlayStation®2 format software titles has changed. For details on USB devices that can be used with system software version 1.30, select here.
-New for 1.31: Playability status with the PS3 system has changed for some PlayStation® and PlayStation®2 format titles. To check on the latest status, visit the search site for compatible titles.
Expect more details as they emerge!