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Background Download Confirmed: Up To 6 Items

Threespeech.com Reports:
"Firmware Version 1.60 also delivers a more convenient process for downloading content to the PS3 from the PLAYSTATION Store. Up to 6 pieces of content from the PlayStation store can be queued up for download while the user enjoys other functions of the PS3 system, including playing games, browsing the web, using media functions including photo browsing, video and music playback. Progress of downloads can be easily tracked under a new Download Management menu under the XMB's Network icon(2).

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tethered3692d ago

So you can download while playing games?
Cool.

Why were there so many reports saying you couldn't do it?

power of Green 3692d ago (Edited 3692d ago )

It's because everybodies ignorant and you're the smart guy that has figured it out when everybody else couldn't. All the PS3 owners will know what you know now, thank for the heads up.

I never really heard MS fans or read any reports saying HA!HA! the PS3 cant Download 6 things in the back ground!.

Lebauski3692d ago

1. tethered didn't say that MS-fans said something like that - he's talking about "reports". I heard it different (that you can't download while playing games), too.
2. He's talking about the background downloading, not how many downloads you can start simutanously.

So, power: What about a nice cup of Shut the F*=?k up? There's enough for everyone!

Blasphemy3692d ago

6 pieces of content from the PlayStation store can be queued up for download

Reread it again.

power of Green 3692d ago (Edited 3692d ago )

I said report too!. Nah i'll pass on that tea you have it. Lebauski what's in that tea you've been drinking?.

tethered3692d ago

That’s exactly what I was talking about.
Thanks for clearing it up.

POG:
I never said it was from any MS-fans.
I actually heard it from at least two news reports.
Can't remember where though.

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techie3692d ago (Edited 3692d ago )

You can't do BD while playing games off the drive, only games off the HDD. - though I only read that from one source- and it isnt in the wording of the official document...so who knows. They said they were working on it and generally they do very quickly

darx3692d ago

What a weak attempt!

Thugbot1873692d ago

Thought the Cell was suppose to fix all these weak imperfections? One would think you could download while playing a game while the PS3 cooks you lunch……. :(

Boink3692d ago

but to be honest after seeing that it was something MS had to update after launch, you'd think sony would have had the foresight to think that their fans might want it too, and have this implemented before they launched.

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