- Courtesy of Eric Lempel
(Director, PlayStation Network Operations) via the PlayStation Blog today:
Hi again! It's great to see the positive reaction to the unveiling of system software update v2.40.
We can't wait for you to finally go hands-on with XMB access in-game and the Trophy system - and it's less than 2 days away.
Not surprisingly, a number of you have posed questions both here and on other forums.
Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions:
Will voice-messaging/private chat be featured in 2.40 as well? If not, can we expect to see this feature added in the future?
We are evaluating the opportunity to offer voice chat, but for this update, we wanted to focus on text messaging as the key priority for communications that our users have asked for.
Can you use the web browser in game?
No, you must exit the game before browsing the internet.
Will In-Game XMB come up during playback of PS2 games, Blu-Ray discs, and DVDs?
The XMB is an exclusive feature for PS3 game titles. Accessing the XMB during gameplay was the top request from our users, which we focused on for this update. However, we continually engage PS3 owners for feedback and will evaluate...