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Sony Confirms PS3 Firmware 3.40 Arrives June 22 and More!


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236w ago - Update: According to both [Register or Login to view links] and [Register or Login to view links], Sony has confirmed that cross-game voice chat is currently not part of PlayStation Plus.

Today a sleuth from TheGamerAccess.com (linked above) has spotted as part of an E3 2010 press release confirmation by Sony that the rumored PS3 Firmware 3.40 update will arrive on June 22, 2010 and likely will include the long-awaited PS3 cross-game voice chat!

To quote from the Press Release: "PlayStation users can purchase PlayStation Plus membership through PlayStation Store on PS3 only.

Users need to install PS3 system software version 3.40, which will be released on June 22nd, to enjoy PlayStation Plus."

Finally, to further substantiate this news, on Sony's official Portugese Web site it states: "Cross-game Voice Chat: invite your friends to chat online no matter what game you're all playing, even if they aren't members of PlayStation Plus."





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#13 - rican199 - 236w ago
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Awesome news... been waiting for this for a looong while but finally it is here. Better late than never.

#12 - GrandpaHomer - 236w ago
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Need a "cross-game" chat really that badly? Use Skype / MSN / Yahoo / Google / Etc. - it's free and works outside PS3 too

#11 - Skaper - 236w ago
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wait, so is playstation home going to get a 3d update?

#10 - Raze1988 - 236w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by proskopina View Post

Finally, to further substantiate this news, on Sony's official Portugese Web site it states: "Cross-game Voice Chat: invite your friends to chat online no matter what game you're all playing, even if they aren't members of PlayStation Plus."

PLEASE, GAMING GODS! LET IT BE TRUE!

#9 - ghowden - 236w ago
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And will more than likely not only bring plus to the PS3, but also stop the HDD decryptors As is the way with nearly all Sony updates for it's console.

 

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