212w ago - As promised, Sony's PS3 Firmware 3.10 (mandatory) update is now available and can be downloaded linked below for both North America and Europe.
For those who missed it earlier today, the offical press release details all of the changes including Facebook integration, a Photo browser update and an enhanced Friends List that includes the ability to change the font color of your PSN ID.
Enjoy all, and as usual feel free to report any issues encountered after updating in the comments below.
212w ago - Today PlayStation Network Operations Director Eric Lempel confirmed what was reported yesterday, specifically that PSP Firmware v6.20 update has arrived tonight alongside the PS3 Firmware v3.10 update.
To quote: Hi everyone, PSP (PlayStation Portable) firmware update (v6.20) will be available later this evening so we wanted to give you a quick preview of what to expect.
• Digital Comics Reader - PlayStation Network Digital Comics is a new service launching in December. It will allow you to download hundreds of classic and new comics from the PlayStation Store and read them page by page or frame by frame on your PSP system.
Firmware update (v6.20) includes the Digital Comics reader application, which you'll find under a new section called "Extras" on the XMB. Please note, the comic reader is an additional download; once you've loaded (v6.20)...
212w ago - Shortly following the video preview of the upcoming PS3 Firmware Update 3.10 comes the official Press Release (below) and confirmation that it will indeed arrive today.
According to 1Up.com, Sony will be releasing the 3.10 update today.
To quote: They've apparently been planning this for some time now, but network operation director Eric Lempel wouldn't say how long.
"I'll just say that it's been in the works for quite some time," he said in an interview with 1UP.
"It's never been easy to just integrate new content into the PlayStation Network. We've had this planned for a while now."
Press Release: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. to Offer Richer Online Social Experience to PlayStation 3 Computer Entertainment System Owners with Facebook Integration
Next Firmware Update (v3.10) Enables PlayStation 3 system Gamers to Share Their Experiences with Friends on Facebook, Including Trophies Won In-Game, PlayStation(R)Network Game Purchases, and Game Events
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 18 - Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. ("SCEA") today announced an integration with Facebook...
212w ago - Today to celebrate the PS3's third birthday (yea, right ) Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced that the new XBox Live fall update is now available for XBox 360 users, which features Twitter, Facebook, Zune Video and Last.FM support.
To quote: "We've just released the latest new features for your Xbox 360. In case you've been off the grid for the past few months and don't know what is in this update, allow me to give you the some of the highlights: Facebook, Zune Video, Twitter and Last.FM.
Here is how to find 'em: Facebook and Twitter will appear automatically on your dashboard in the new My Community channel, Zune Video is in the Video Channel and Last.FM will be found under the Music Channel.
Assuming you have the latest Xbox 360 system update from Xbox LIVE, these new features will automatically appear sometime over the next few hours. Availability of these features will vary by region.
Remember, if you are under 18, you'll have to wait a little longer for some of these features."
Press Release: Come Join the Largest Social Network...