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PS3 2.50 firmware adds Flash 9 support

Eurogamer: "PlayStation 3's upcoming 2.50 firmware includes support for Flash 9 via the console's web browser alongside various changes announced yesterday."

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Fishy Fingers3660d ago

Fantastic news. Sony never list the complete set of features/enhancements on their blog. I believe this is something a lot of people have been waiting for.

SL1M DADDY3660d ago

Having a web browser without flash support is "ok", not great but this makes the browser on the PS3 fantastic. Too many flash based sites to ignor this so you can bet your bottom dollar that I am a happy camper for this little added bonus.

ReBurn3660d ago

I've been waiting for Flash to be updated in the PS3 browser. This is going to open up so much more web content. I don't use the PS3 browser for every day web surfing, but there are some sites that I want to view on my TV. If Flash is really updated then now I can.

LoVeRSaMa3660d ago

I know many people have been waiting for this update/feature, me being one of them =D

Gz Sony ^_^

Sharingan_no_Kakashi3660d ago

Now i don't have to go to my downstairs computer for anything.

Final_Rpg3660d ago

YES, finally! pr0n on the PS3! lmao jk jkkjkjkjkjkjkjk.

But seriously, fapping is to be had. Don't try and act all mature N4G users, you know that you're going to.

Mr_Bun3660d ago (Edited 3660d ago )

I can't think of any PS3 users that wouldn't be happy about this news...Yet all throughout this comment section, there are a ton of disagrees...jealous fanboys?

shelbygt333660d ago

Now I hope Hulu.com works :) :) :)

Woot!

myothercar3660d ago (Edited 3660d ago )

Don't worry Mr Bun- I just slammed the Agree button.

lol @ there being exactly 4 disagrees for each of the first replies. Probably from the same 4 jealous people.

himdeel3660d ago (Edited 3660d ago )

...just reading you say you slammed the agree button made me giggle :)

Algonath3660d ago

finally!!....i can finally start using my browser more often. +1 for SOny!! LoL

DNAgent3660d ago

I'm gonna beat off like there's no tomorrow!

Mr_Bun3660d ago

Good thing that your friend list doesn't show which website you are on!

whoelse3660d ago

2.40 - No More in-game XMB complaints
2.50 - No More Flash 9 complaints

What's next?

chaosatom3660d ago (Edited 3660d ago )

I can watch hulu now.

Man sony is doing great stuff.

johover1123660d ago

OH YEA! BALLS ON THE PAVEMENT!!!!!

Blackfrican3660d ago

@1.6
Who gives a damn about agrees and disagrees. I logged in just to disagree with you.

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Ashton3660d ago

is this for real?

if so it would be awesome to browse flash sites on the PS3.

shine13963660d ago

I think so... its eurogamer not some random site...but you never know for sure till you get it in your own hands.

Will finally be able to watch iplayer without the special iplayer site some user made. (thanks a lot, whoever that was. awesome fix btw). the only problem then was that you didn't get the best reslution as you were using flash 7 I think....this is should be xxxtimes better.

smeg0rz3660d ago

This also means sites like gametrailers.com will be working!

faster19743660d ago (Edited 3660d ago )

They've printed the press release that confirms this on the "semi-offical" European blog threespeech ( http://threespeech.com/blog... so I'm confident this is true.

Sashby1233660d ago

Yes...now sites with video will work properly..maybe gametrailers.com...some can dream...update list is welcome its just that i will have to exit the Littlebigplanet beta (if i do won't work because its expired). Still have the PS3 running, hehe, until release day!!!

VP of Troll Corp3660d ago

Yes I've been wanting to watch flash 9 videos on my PS3 for a while!

IGN requires Flash 9 just to access the area where you can successfully select "Download"! As of right now, no matter how many times you press "Download" nothing happens!

Hooray for PS3 Firmware!

mikeslemonade3660d ago

Cool now I can troll on my PS3.

Tetsuryu3660d ago (Edited 3660d ago )

lol that's a matter of javascript if you're referring to this site. ;)

MvmntInGrn3660d ago

Thats really awesome, really makes the browser fully functional.

soul899er3660d ago

Hell YEAH!!! xD We've all been waiting for this! i wont need the stupid computer for anything! i can watch and stream trailers! xD