"PlayStation Home Community Manager CydoniaX has just released the full patch notes for Home update v1.36 and, although small, we have them here for your viewing pleasure."
Patch Notes Improvements * We have reduced the time Home takes to start up. After installing and loading the patch for the first time, subsequent loads will be significantly quicker from then on. * We’ve also improved the 3D audio positioning for stereo and 5.1 surround sound. Bug fixes * Fixed a bug that could cause large files to be improperly cached. * Fixed a bug that would prevent you from changing the size of the cache under certain circumstances. * Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when taking photographs. nice
I just hope that they fixed the Central Plaza freezing issue. >.<
Indeed man, indeed. I can only hope for a bug-free Home. It would be nice, although I know it's definitely gonna take some time, unfortunately.
i just hope they fix home, is mega boring i havent used it in over a year
nice indeed... I don't remember freezing in Central Plaza. Home is a weird place. I don't really like it but sometimes I go on and stay on for hours (once or twice a month). Also it is actually an awesome place to meet up with your friends from real life. I used to only talk to strangers but than I started telling my friends to come on and we would go play pool bowling do the LBP challenge... and everyone is so friendly we would start talking with strangers about the LBP treasure hunting and they were grateful to help us. It has a very very friendly community which you don't find on online. Even N4G users are more aggressive than Home users.
Bungie is back!
I'd forgotten this existed.
People who don't tend to use home, tend to have no friends. It's a great place to meet up with friends and chat or play Poker, pool, chess or other mini games Edit: I should of said don't have friends who game
That's a fair point, and you're right. I've had my fat PS3 since the day it launched in the UK, I use it very regularly with around 45+ games. But my friends list has never had more than 3 people on it, which is probably the main reason i've never been interested in home.
Thats an outrageous statement. I have a bunch of friends but the only difference between My friends and your friends is that I actually meet my friends in GAMES. Like Red Dead Redemption, Battlefield Bad Company 2, Modnation Racers, etc.
Home is an irrelevant piece of software. I find it difficult to believe that Sony has not pulled the plug on it.
take my advice from above... gather 2-4 of your friends that you know from real life and go around together on Home you will find fun things to do. Going on Home without knowing anyone who is there can still be fun but it gets kind off boring sometimes but there are lodes of weird people who will make it fun for you anyway.
They should patch the "HOME is boring" bug
Nice seems like they are trying to get it to where Home can be instantaneous. Wasn't a really long wait in the past, but I could see how it could have bothered some. Glad they are constantly working on those loading times. I'll probably step back into Home sometime to play Sodium One.
Home has already been acceptably patched for faster loads... I find no problem with the amount of time it takes to go from XMB to Home.. However, I am thrilled to learn that they've made it even faster...this is great! This also shows the initiative to continue production of Home... So for all the "Home Haterz," Get used to it...Home iz here to stay! Game on!
The thing is, people hating on Home is actually a good thing, because it exposes what they may be doing wrong. Being complacent all the time can prove to be more detrimental to the platform rather than beneficial.
but...the "Home Haterz" I speak of is those that "Wish" of Home's "Demise." Those that wish for Home to cease to exist. My comment was directed to that group. I myself have critize Home for it's shortcomings.. I've just been patiently waiting on Homes' potential to be realized...and it will come. Game on!
I doubt that there is anyone who would wish for HOME not to exist but i would say that there is a majority of PS3 users who feel that it is a dissapointment. I like the concept but the execution is utterly tedious and underwhelming.
and with all the feedback we are giving just imagine how amazing PS4 Home will be :D
It's not really a problem of how fast Home can load from XMB it's just the fact that there's no point in loading Home. I'll say it clear, I don't hate Home, the times I do go onto Home I see quite a lot of people using it, so obviously some people like it, but it just needs to be more integrated, like if you log into PSN you automatically log into Home.
wth are you talking when you log into psn youre pretty much in home but not able to walk around what do you want them to do make it so tht when you turn the ps3 on tha tyou can start an entire program with no loading times
I would of had Home as the main hub, turn on the ps3 and your in your Home Apartment. The XMB would just be an in-game menu within Home or maybe there could be several objects within your Home Apartment, a stereo system would assess your stored music, a tv would go to your videos, a diary for settings? I dunno, that sort of thing.
yea that seems very inconvenient and phiro i doubt the home team is the same team working on the xmb
I actually wouldnt mind it AT ALL if sony stopped working on home for a while to work on something that people actually want, like cross-game chat, a party system similar to that of Xbox Live's, or the ability to access the XMB whilst watching a DVD.
Did any one else receive a free Home gift from Sony this week? It's a golden PS3 trophy that looks quite nice. I don't really use home but it's nice that they sent me a free rare item.
I think it was a gift for supporting Home, even though I never go on it most of the time, it was nice =)
Wow the loading times for home were pretty fast. Umm..I hope they will be adding a trophy room soon?
If they want me to use Home on any sort of regular basis they need to find a way to get rid of loading times period. It's nice that they are being reduced but every time I enter Home and try to change sections I am looking at a loading screen. It's annoying.
ive been using HOME since day one and let me tell you it is huge now from the early days.its the facebook for gamers!
except that its not.
have u not ever read gamers saying... "Sony should just scrap Home?" "Home is a waste of resources?" "We should have The Getaway instead." Have u not heard any of these comments? I doubt that there's not ppl that wishes for Home's demise. I like to think of these 2 seperate groups as... One of them are "Critical Home Supporters." and the others r "Home Haters." And for the record..I don't find a "Social Network" like Home...underwhelming... It's a SOCIAL NETWORK! You're supposed to judge Home by it's "Social Aspects... Home's Social Aspects r great. Maybe some ppl just visualized Home being something that was never stated it would be. If that's not the case, then these ppl should just remain patient, consider this update a step forward...and continue their support. That's my last comment on this..so uhhh.. Game on!
when you actually have a PS3 to try it out first.
You are absolutely right. Bubble and plus for you. And you dont have to be a "hater" to see that something is a flop. I dont HATE home, I just dont care for it...At all.
HOME is not a FLOP .. 54 min is the average time regulars users spend in HOME ( each session ) Billions of item sold ..New games and advertisers coming .. Home is everything except a flop .. it actually generate money for sony .. Next time do some research you don't have to like HOME to have an objective opinion on why sony is still supporting it ( because it works )
Its amazing how many people come into Home related articles just to say they never use it/hate it/say its boring/still exist.
Yeah, are they not aware of the rule that says you can only comment on things you think are super awesome. Home is shite btw.
For our avatars instead of some stupid hair styles! I cant find a Ps3 friend without running around home and ask people " Türk müsün? " means " Are you Turkish? " Its frustrating! I just want a little flag support. So we can know who is what who is where, who is where!
I haven't used Home since the closed beta. If they want me to use it any time soon they need to announce that they will be live streaming Sony's E3 show and I will be there to watch it.
moved out a long time ago.....dont think im going back home til they do some major retooling
I blame rockstar not the home team. I've beaten the game & had several home avatar unlocks but all I have it the bandito hat. Where's the rest? It's been a few days. I hope this patch helps. I use home frequently.
Good patch, but we likely won't see the speed necessary for near-instantaneous login from the XMB/bootup until the PS3 uses an SSD... This is a good start though.
i still cant download the patch
i couldnt either till i pressed cancel then it was able to be downloaded.try it,it should be fine.
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