- Here we go, courtesy of PlayStation Network Operations Director Eric Lempel
on this Monday afternoon:
Hi everyone, the next system software update (v5.50) for PSP (PlayStation Portable) will be available soon, and I wanted to provide you all with a preview of some of the key features.
The firmware update will introduce an Information Board on the PSP systemââ‚¬™s XMB (XrossMediaBar) interface. Those of you who have a PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) may be familiar with this feature, which displays news and updates from the world of PlayStation in a scrolling ticker in the upper right-hand corner of your TV screen.
Now youââ‚¬™ll be able to read up-to-date information about upcoming games, new content available on PlayStation Store, and other news right on your PSP whenever youââ‚¬™re at a wireless Internet hotspot.
In addition, weââ‚¬™ll be adding a few more enhancements with the 5.50 update:
ââ‚¬¢ Memory Stick improvements
ââ‚¬" Youââ‚¬™ll be able to create and access sub-folders on your Memory Stick PRO Duo for music, videos and photos. Separately, the available space required to download a file from PlayStation Store to your Memory Stick has been reduced significantly.
ââ‚¬¢ Internet search for games directly from the XMB
ââ‚¬" Youââ‚¬™ll be able to easily...