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286w ago - Update: It appears Open Remote Play no longer functions properly.

Earlier today PlayStation Network Operations Director Eric Lempel announced that PS3 Firmware 2.80 Update was coming, and it's now live to download!

Here is what he had to say about it, to quote:

Hello, I just wanted to provide everyone with a head's up that the next PLAYSTATION 3 system software update (v2.80) will be coming soon. The playback quality of some PLAYSTATION 3 format software has been improved.

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#13 - juanivan79 - 286w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by urbanracer34 View Post
Who said this?
Was it one of our devs or an underground hacking group?


No, i am reading it on another forums, but it's nothing clear, they are just supposing it, i think... Time to wait.

#12 - Arnie Pie - 286w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by semitope View Post
Not for the mandatory update... the 360 is hacked is why I just cannot afford dealing with a RROD where i live.

I don't blame you! On my 4th 360 since launch.. no such problems with my PS3, thankfully!

#11 - semitope - 286w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by Arnie Pie View Post
You should know before you splash out on a 360 that their firmware updates are mandatory too, if you want to stay connected to Xbox Live. Exactly the same as PS3.


Not for the mandatory update... the 360 is hacked is why I just cannot afford dealing with a RROD where i live.

#10 - urbanracer34 - 286w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by juanivan79 View Post
This firmware version is not mandatory.

So, there are some people saying there is a evident "backdoor" posibility in this update... Maybe Sony wants to open his hand a little bit...


Who said this?
Was it one of our devs or an underground hacking group?

#9 - Arnie Pie - 286w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by semitope View Post
I've felt the urge to buy a 360 for a while now. Mandatory firmware updates just seems stupid for real and i havent turned on my ps3 since i saw this because i cant bother with the prompt and not being able to go online when i don't want to upgrade.

You should know before you splash out on a 360 that their firmware updates are mandatory too, if you want to stay connected to Xbox Live. Exactly the same as PS3.

 

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