Sony have today released a software update (how many's that already now?) 1.51.
Here's a translated version of the japanese PS3 website for the latest info on the update.
hopefully it would also fix some issues with blue-ray playback..
"The main function which is renewed with system software version 1.51
* PLAYSTATION®3 and the PlayStation®2 standard software performance in order to play was strengthened."
I hate to sound like a complete "noob"(i love that retarded word) but what the hell does that mean. They released an update so that the PS3 can now play PS3 games stronger? What?. Please someone help.
i think that was the direct translation for japanese.. that is why it sound weird.. i think what they are trying to say is you can now play your ps3 and ps2 games better...
I just bought my PS3 this week and had to do a very long update (I think it was 1.50). Hopefully this one doesn't take to long. By the way, my online name is WarMachine606.
Please let me know.
or have they done a tone of updates already?
or are those Bill Gates' nuts on your chin?
Takes 2 minutes to update. They can release one every day for all I care if it fixes or adds new options. Nice try at the subtle dig...
Are you serious ER1X... dont you think it would be much more efficient and more stable to release a couple updates a year instead of one every week. Eventually there WILL be issues with having so many system updates. Each update could potentially screw up your PS3... This to me is just sloppy programming, no other way to look at it.
Do you not download updates for your OS? Your antivirus? Your drivers? Dozens of other software? etc, etc...all of which can harm your machine.
I'm gonna say ya, you do. Do you even own a PS3? If not, why even post in here. Too continue the grade school console war...yay. Good work.
Now I think the good thing is that if there is a problem they are swift to deal with it. I'm sure this must sort out the movie-playing issue. Hopefully by the time of Euro-launch there will be a huge update (as has been said) and the system should be on the way to perfection.
So explain to me why updates are bad again? Oh you mean they aren't? They do good for the console and help out all the problems people talk about?
Just cuz MS is lazy and only does an update twice a year does not mean that's the standard. If problems are there why should I have to wait 6 months before they are corrected? Sony on the other hand sees a problem makes an update that'll fix it and releases it when done.
So yeah I ask again why are updates bad?
didn't they JUST have one two weeks ago. Oh, well, I'm not complaning, after all, it can only improve my experience.
what the? Why did it put me in as anonymous? I shouldn't have been able to post unless I was logged in.
Unless you can understand the translation......
"What you say! All your base are belong to us!"
What the hell does it do!? Would make sense to fix that blu-ray freezing thing after 1.50 - but does anyone know what it actually does?
What it does is makes PS3 1% closer to becoming a next gen console. So expect at least 99 updates more.
I remember when Kingboy i think it was used to say "patch up to catch up" i really love fanboys [scarcasm]
It was even better when somebody like him said that 1080p 360 signal was a patch. When all along the upscaling chip was in there and MS intended on it all along.
Plus that's called an added feature, not a patch
because Microsoft spent 15 months saying "It's unnecessary, it's bad for developers, no one wants it, blah blah blah." The patch wasn't the source of our critisism; their hypocritical actions were. ^_~
I'm glad that Sony's putting out updates so quickly, and without any reports of consoles bricking. Looks like their operating system is really stable.
Knows what the HELL it really does to the PS3. Im not going to waste my time downloading it if it doesnt improves drastically from the last update.
It's suppose to improve the quality of PS2 and PS1 games played on the PS3 even further.
Only on N4G can an update (that doesn't seem to do anything bad) be attacked and criticized...
100% agree...some people just have nothing better to do I guess.
haven't seen anything else yet.but the speed of the pages popping up has definitely increased.
Any background downloading? Have you watched a blu-ray movie to see if it freezes anymore?
It was a security issue. Sony has to stay ahead of the crackers. (Pun completely intended)
Yeah, firmware updates are awesome...i don't know about once a day, but once a week is fine by me...if it ever comes to that. I'm just glad they didn't go Vista on us. If one of Vista's firmware updates is screwed up...each version that gets it automatically renders your PC useless...it assumes you're running a crack of Vista, and not the real thing. I think Microsoft has gone too far on Digital Rights Management. I love their products, but they seriously have to stop. They're goin' BMG on us...and those guys screwed over Sony.
You're right..."all your base are belong to us"
"somebody set up us the bomb"
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