PS3 Firmware Update 3.73 is Now Released, Improves Stability


130w ago - Following up on their previous PlayStation 3 System Software update, today Sony has quietly released non-mandatory PS3 Firmware update 3.73 in both full and patch update versions which simply improves system stability.

Download: PS3 System Software Update v3.73 (US - Full) / PS3 System Software Update v3.73 (US - Patch) / PS3 System Software Update v3.73 (EU - Full) / PS3 System Software Update v3.73 (EU - Patch)

While the official PlayStation Blog doesn't make mention of it, their official PlayStation Twitter feed states the following to quote:

"A new, non-mandatory PS3 firmware update, v3.73, is now available. Stability during use of certain PS3 format software has been improved."

From eussNL on the files changes in the PlayStation 3 Firmware 3.73 update: http://pastebin.com/diDXEsfi

Download: PS3 3.73 FW Update Files CORE OS Package Content

Files changed:

Version strings:

No need to update ps3tools readself & readself2, it is still 0016 for 3.73 (same as 3.70/3.72) which afaik also means no new keys where added...

From Sony PlayStation 3 hacker Mathieulh via IRC on signing PS3 executables for 3.73+ Firmware:

As always, more details will be posted below as they are available on the update should any hidden features surface.




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momipopi's Avatar
#5 - momipopi - 130w ago
i boxed my ps3 until theres another cfw... bought myself a jtagged xbox...

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#4 - PS3 News - 130w ago
That, plus it's getting annoying to many I'm sure to keep downloading updates that don't bring any new features.

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#3 - shummyr - 130w ago
Stability my bottom ... they're so desperately trying to patch this full of hole sinking ship ... it's just pathetic
They are trying to cover another exploit as GrandpaHomer pointed out to the point that it is just downright pathetic and pitiful.

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#2 - darkanima9 - 130w ago
improves mean to not play copy games

GrandpaHomer's Avatar
#1 - GrandpaHomer - 130w ago
Stability my bottom ... they're so desperately trying to patch this full of hole sinking ship ... it's just pathetic













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