9h ago - Following up on their previous updates, today PlayStation 3 scene release group Duplex has made available some more PSN games including Dungeons and Dragons Chronicles of Mystara PSN PS3, Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams PSN PS3 and Thunder Wolves PSN PS3 with details below.
10h ago - Following up on PS3 Firmware 4.41, today Sony has released PS3 System Software update 4.45 followed by reports of mass-bricking (with PSN temporarily closed via Error 8002A308) so currently it is advised NOT to install it.
Beware as it is causing a lot of consoles (mine included) to brick! There seems to be a glitch (pictured below) with a lot of users updating to that firmware and getting freezes after restarting. For those curious, the new update is supposed to allow users to 'opt-out' of the pop-up messages that you earned a trophy while playing a game.
Some reports indicate that this primarily affects those with 500+ GB hard drives, however, it is advised not to update to 4.45 until Sony remedies the issue. Currently they have rolled back to Firmware 4.41 meaning when you boot up your PS3 you will no longer be prompted to download the 4.45 update.
From Sony's Twitter on the PS3 Firmware 4.45 changes: "PS3 system software update 4.45 coming soon,...
To quote, roughly translated: Hi to all sorry for the problem of the slim CFW 4.40 V5 I report today! My CFW 4.41.05 with full access to the PSN + 3 fashion CDEX 4.41 FULL fashion, mode CEX 4.41 FULL, and DEX fashion SPOOFER 4.30 4.41.
1: Replacement coldboot audio and video
2: Replacement lines.qrc RETIRED BUG FOR MULTI REGION
3: News icon by Hackxell
4: Ameloiration the toolbox Rebug for normal mode, CDEX and DEX
5: NORMAL MODE 4.41/access PSN and compatible ReActPSN
6: CDEX fashion 4.41/ajout option DEX style fake save data owner and compatible PSN and ReActPSN
7: DEX 4.30/ajout...
To quote, roughly translated: CFW 220.127.116.11 with correction for the PS3 with NOR.
Hi to all, sorry for the problem of the CFW 4.40.5 and v5.1 on slim I report today! 18.104.22.168 WITH correcting my cfw for PS3 with NOR 100%! And novelty spoof 4.41 + access to the psn: D + 3 fashion fashion CDex 4.40, mode CEX 4.40, and 4.30 DEX fashion
1: Fixed reboot recovery or pure blue ecrant PS3 NOR
2: Adding 4.41 spoof + psn access and ReActPSN
3: Replacement coldboot audio and video
4: Replacement lines.qrc
5: news icon by Hackxell
6: ameloiration the toolbox Rebug for normal mode, CDEX and DEX
7: Adding style toolbox PSIDPatcher 4.40 Rogero
8: NORMAL MODE 4.40/acce PSN and ReActPSN compliant
9: CDEX fashion 4.40/ajout...