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PS3 Firmware 3.21 Locks Out More Features Beyond OtherOS?


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232w ago - Update: Sony has now told [Register or Login to view links] that despite widespread reports they have seen no evidence of damage caused by the PS3 Firmware 3.21 update.

Sony has already upset some users by removing the "Install OtherOS" with its PS3 Firmware 3.21 update, and based on reports from the official [Register or Login to view links] a sizable number of PS3 users have run into issues since updating to PlayStation 3 Firmware version 3.21 as well.

Problems after installing the update range from folks not being able to log into PSN or load a disc after the update to users not being able to turn on their PS3 at all - some have even reported freezing during the update process.

Of course, there's also lots of users that have updated without any issues whatsoever, and the problems don't seem to have yet drawn an official response from Sony.

Let us know how things worked out for you in the comments below.



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GrandpaHomer's Avatar
#11 - GrandpaHomer - 232w ago
* Default System deleted (I wonder why?)

SO IT SEEMS DEFAULT SYSTEM WAS DELETED ANYONE CARE TO EXPLAIN WHY?
It' because the Default System option is simply linked to the Other OS - there is no need for it anymore, it was used to select WHICH os will PS3 boot to - either PS3 Game OS (XMB) or Linux and as they've taken away access to Linux there is no point in having such selection anymore. So they're not delteing any "system" - JUST the option

And - in regards to (any) update to PS3 - it's ALWAYS potential risk to your console to do so as with each update there is a bunch of users having their consoles simply killed or screwed up during the process That's why the mandatory updates PUSHED at us by Sony are BAD!

jabberosx's Avatar
#10 - jabberosx - 232w ago
Oh no.. its the gremlins...!! wait.. I meant Sony!!

Not even going to say this was stupid. We already have know that about $. Glad, I didnt update.

Okiri's Avatar
#9 - Okiri - 232w ago
good thing I haven't been able to update. I don't want to have those kinds of problems.

livpool's Avatar
#8 - livpool - 232w ago
haha i'd laugh if sony have to pull the update or have to put 3.15 out again as 3.22

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#7 - laggmaster - 232w ago
lol you know its weird i didnt notice it untill today but since 3.21 my buddie hasnt been able to download any psn titles (demo or full game) over 1gb and it gives him a network error. he only recently told me about the problem untill i was ranting about how they took linux out of mine and i couldnt use my ps3 ($600 "game" machine). when he mentioned it to me i didnt think anything of it thought it was the way he has his network set up. but tnow that i read this im starting to wonder

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