PS3 System Software Update v3.70 Incoming, Features Detailed

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141w ago - Today Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has announced that PS3 System Software Update v3.70 is incoming with the new PlayStation 3 features including Auto Cloud Saves and Trophy Sync as detailed below!

To quote: As we are continuously working toward providing the best gaming and entertainment experience on PlayStation 3, I wanted to give you all a heads up on the following new features and changes coming with the next system software update (v.3.70).

To make things easier for PlayStation Plus subscribers, we've added the option to automate two existing features. The [Automatic Download] feature will now be called [Automatic Update] as a result of these new options.

  • A new auto upload function for online save data back-up will be added to make it easier to back-up your game save data. Under (Game), select the game for which you want to automatically upload saved data, and then press the Triangle button.
  • Also, Trophies will now sync automatically at the timing of Auto Download.

A new recommendation function will be added that enables you to share your recommendations for PlayStation Store items, such as games and videos, with PlayStation Network friends. You will be able to send messages with a store link from the product pages within...
 

JFW DH PS3 Custom Firmware Status Update and CFW Pics Arrive

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144w ago - Following up on the recent video footage, today Spanish PlayStation 3 CFW developers DemonHades and JaicraB have shared a status update and pics on the upcoming JFW DH PS3 Custom Firmware.

Download: Base PS3 FW Instructions (PDF) / MinVerChk Minimum PS3 Version Check Tool for PS3 / OpenPStore SVN

To quote, roughly translated:

Percentage Level of Development

  • Central-Core - 100%
  • Cobra-Payload - 60%
  • Linux - 95%
  • Preloader - 90%
  • XMB Categories - 95%
  • Thegra Manager - 25%
  • Thegra - 100%
  • Services Packs - 0%
  • OpenPStore - 50%

New categories such as Multimedia, PS3 Loader, Thegra, Homebrew, Emulators, manager set aside the typical native application. Photos, Music, Videos, TV, disappear to make way for Multimedia.

New Category

This new category gives rise to a union of native options like photo, music and video. This new category will appear the famous player Showtime,...
 

COD Black Ops Update 1.10 Arrives, Requires PS3 Firmware 3.6+

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147w ago - I just updated my Call of Duty Black Ops around 8pm CST and can no longer play it on PS3 CFW.

The game won't even start, informing me that I need to upgrade my PlayStation 3 Firmware to 3.6, or higher. Though after deleting install data, the game is right as rain again.

Below is the 1.10 changelog from community manager JD_2020:

Call of Duty Black Ops Patch 1.10 Changelog - 6/29/11

  • Security Updates.
  • New playlists - Flags and Bombs
  • C4 can no longer be warped to player carrying bomb in S&D and Sabotage.
  • Removed erroneous "Reset to Default" message when trying to load a DLC map you do not have.
  • In-game icons (care package icons, etc) no longer appear in the Create A Class menu.
  • Setting your console date in the future no longer causes inaccurate timestamps in Recent Players
  • Additional weapon balancing.
  • Ninja Pro Perk no longer makes sounds when mantling or diving to prone.



 

PS3 System Software Update v3.66 Hits, PSN Services Improved

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148w ago - Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has just announced that PS3 System Software Update v3.66 (which uses the PS3 3.65 keys) is mandatory and incoming shortly, which will improve system stability during use of PS3 format software and PSN network services.

Download: PS3 Firmware 3.66 Update (US) / PS3 Firmware 3.66 Update (EU)

To quote: A new PS3 system software update, v3.66, will be released soon. With this minor update, system stability during use of PS3 format software and network services has been improved.

As always, once the PS3 Firmware 3.66 update hits tonight we will update this article with the download links and changelog details.
 

Duke Nukem Forever v1.01 Patch Update Arrives for PS3 CFW

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150w ago - Similar to other recent PlayStation 3 titles, a Duke Nukem Forever v1.01 patch update (28.13MB) is now available from Sony for PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) users making it the next 03.5000 update for a 03.6000 title.

Download: Duke Nukem Forever v1.01 PS3 Patch Update / Duke Nukem Forever v1.01 PS3 Patch Update (Mirror) / Duke Nukem Forever v1.01 PS3 Patch Update (Mirror #2)

For those curious, the game's TITLE_ID is BLES-01147 with the patch version 01.01 entitled Duke Nukem Forever Additional Content

Finally, multiMAN PS3 back-up users can download the latest game update patch from within the application, then simply put it on a USB drive and select install via 'Install Packages' and the .SFO file will automatically be changed as outlined below:

1. Insert Disc in PS3
2. Start Multiman
3. Highlight Duke Nukem and press Triangle
4. Select UPDATE
5. Save the file [28MBish]
6. Exit to XMB
7. Install update via PACKAGE INSTALLER
8. Boot Game via MM allowing...
 











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