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PS Vita Firmware / System Software Update v1.65 Arrives, Details

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142w ago - Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has announced today that PS Vita Firmware / System Software update v1.65 is incoming alongside details on the changes in it outlined below.

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Update: Sony has now removed PS Vita update v1.65 from PlayStation Network due to a technical fault related to adhoc play in PSP titles.

To quote: Hi, everyone. The next PS Vita System Software Update (v1.65) will be released soon and will include the following minor enhancements:

•A "Notification Alert" option will be added to Settings, so you can toggle alerts on or off
•"After 10 minutes" will be added to the time options under Power Save Settings
•An Arrow icon will now appear when PS Vita finds new activities in the LiveArea
•Caps Lock will be supported in the On Screen Keyboard

Don't forget: there are several ways to update the firmware on your PS Vita:

Select "System Update" under the "Settings" menu and download the firmware directly to your PS Vita over Wi-Fi.

Connect your PS Vita to a PS3 or a PC/Mac and update via Content Manager.

Finally, from [Register or Login to view links] on the PlayStation Vita v1.65 update to quote:

"I just updated to 1.65 f/w. I knew it might be a problem, but decided I wanted access to PS Store more than I wanted the homebrew stuff.

Result - no more access to homebrew, so DON'T upgrade to 1.65 if you want to keep VHBL working.


PS - The game reports that the save file is corrupted and won't allow the game to run before you allow it to create a new savegame.

I tried re-installing the game and the exploit, the open file manager still allows the exploit to be copied over, but the game still insists the save file is corrupt - so preventing VHBL from initiating.

Got to get to bed now, catch you all later."

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#3 - properBo - 142w ago
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some are saying the update fixes the problem with PS+ minis not loading on vita.

I like this bit "For any customers who may have already downloaded the firmware, they can continue as normal." then why was it pulled?

#2 - ps3hen - 142w ago
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1.65 has been pulled by Sony.

#1 - GrandpaHomer - 142w ago
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Indeed not for EU yet ... the funniest part is that even if you have Japanese Vita but logged into EU / UK account it will not update ... unless indeed you want to tinker with redirection.


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