Sony to Reissue PS3 Firmware 3.56 to Remedy HDD Upgrades?
Update: Sony has now done as expected and reissued the PS3 Firmware 3.56 update. More details to come as they are available (PUP SHA1/MD5 hash comparison HERE) on whether it remedies the PlayStation 3 HDD upgrade issues or not.
Some may recall Sony quietly reissued PS3 Firmware 3.41 to rectify issues for PlayStation 3 HDD upgraders, and today Examiner.com (linked above) reports the same remedy may be necessary in the recently released PS3 Firmware 3.56.
To quote: "According to users on http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=420002 and http://www.highdefforum.com/gaming-systems/125342-need-help-ps3-hdd-upgrade-corrupted-data-2.html Forum, the 3.56 firmware prevents the newer PlayStation 3 models (with 16 MB flash) from being upgradeable to a new hard disk drive. The following models have been affected: