[Update] PS3 FW Update v.4.00 Revealed

UPDATE: The software update is now live for PlayStation 3 users to download. One additional feature in the description of the update includes PS Vita group messaging on the PlayStation 3. We will bring you more news with full features when we get them.

Original: In anticipation of the PlayStation Vita’s release in December (Japan), Sony PlayStation has decided to release its latest software update (v.4.00) for the PlayStation 3 worldwide. This latest software update will enable a host of features for PS3 use with the Vita such as:

  • Allow users to copy their digital content (games, music, photos, and videos) between PS Vita and PS3
  • Back up PS Vita game saves including save data to your PS3 hard drive
  • Update the PS Vita’s system software using the network features of the PS3.

But v.4.00 features are not limited to the Vita. Other changes that will come with it include PS Plus and PSN Friend menu options. For instance:

  • PlayStation Plus members can now choose to enable or disable each automatic update feature
    • Game patches
    • System software
    • Recommended games and videos
    • Sync trophy information
  • New PlayStation Network settings for filtering friend requests and messages

When the update goes live we will let you know in addition to filling you in on all of the new features that will come with this latest firmware update, so stay tuned!

[via: PlayStation Blog]


One Response to “[Update] PS3 FW Update v.4.00 Revealed”

  1. thanks for the information. can’t wait for the PSV!!! may make it a tax return present to myself lol

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