PS3 System Software Update 4.46 Released, Fixes 4.45 PS3 Bricks

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42w ago - Following up on their previous update, today Sony has officially released PS3 System Software Update 4.46 which now fixes the widespread 4.45 PS3 bricked consoles (for some) and also allows users to turn off trophy notifications.

Download: PS3 Firmware 4.46 Update (US) / PS3 Firmware 4.46 Update (EU) / PlayStation 3 System Software 4.46 User's Guide / PS3 4.46 Keys (Unconfirmed) / GIT / PS3 4.46 Keys by Smhabib and Naewhert / research.tar.xz (CORE_OS package disassembly) by zecoxao / Core_OS...
 

PS3 System Software Update 4.45 Released, Mass Bricking Reports

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43w 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,...
 

Video: Sportsfriends for PlayStation Network - E3 2013 Update

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44w ago - Producer Doug Wilson made available a fresh video today spotlighting Sportsfriends for PlayStation Network as part of their E3 2013 update below.

To quote: I'm here to give you an update on our coming PSN game, Sportsfriends. Here's a new teaser:

Last time I posted here, we were still finishing up our Sportsfriends Kickstarter drive. Thanks to some of you, we were successfully funded, and since then we've been working on the games!

We're at E3 this week showing some of the games, directly on PS3 hardware. As part of the E3 fanfare, we want to talk about some of the new features we've been working on.

To start with, let's talk about Super Pole Riders, which has seen a radical overhaul since the free browser version. Below you can see one of the new arenas, illustrated by Bennett himself.

You'll note that there are four players there. The game now supports 1v1 and 2v2. Two-on-two is especially crazy, with poles flying everywhere. We're also thrilled with the new control scheme. It feels nicely direct to rotate your pole using the analog stick.

Hokra, too, will feature some graphical updates and a bunch of new features and arenas. The new arena layouts - which feature walls, different...
 

PS Vita System Software Update v2.12 Arrives, Improves Stability

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49w ago - Following up on the PS Vita Firmware 2.11 update, today Sony announced that PS Vita System Software update v2.12 is now available and once again improves system stability.

Download: PS Vita Firmware 2.12 Update (USA) / PS Vita Firmware 2.12 Update (EUR) / PS Vita Firmware 2.12 Update (JPN)

From Sony's Twitter: Optional update for PS Vita coming soon; v2.12 will improve system software stability during use of some features.

From Wololo on the new update: PS Vita firmware 2.12 is out, does not block known VHBL exploits

Earlier today, official firmware 2.12 for the PS Vita was released. According to Sony, this update “improves software stability during use of some features”...
 

Rebug Update Package 0.2 for PS3 4.21.X and 4.30.X CFW Arrives

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50w ago - Following up on their Rebug PS3 4.41 Version Spoofer 2.3, Sony PlayStation 3 hackers Cyberskunk and evilsperm of Team Rebug have also released Rebug Update Package 0.2 for 4.21.X and 4.30.X allowing Custom Firmware (CFW) users to connect to PSN.

Download: Rebug_Update_Package_0.2_4.21.x.pkg (scmods.com/rebug/pkg/Rebug_Update_Package_0.2_4.21.x.pkg) / Rebug_Update_Package_0.2_4.21.x.pkg (Mirror) / Rebug_Update_Package_0.2_4.30.x.pkg (scmods.com/rebug/pkg/Rebug_Update_Package_0.2_4.30.x.pkg) / Rebug_Update_Package_0.2_4.30.x.pkg (Mirror)

To quote: Rebug Update Package 0.2 - 4.21.x and 4.30.x - THIS ALLOWS PSN ACCESS - USE AT YOUR OWN RISK - FOR REBUG 4.21.x AND REBUG 4.30.x ONLY - YOU MUST BE IN REBUG MODE TO ACCESS PSN

This will update REBUG's version spoof files to 4.41 and allow connection to PSN.

UPDATER WILL PERFORM THE FOLLOWING TASKS

Update the current version spoof files to 4.41 with PSN access

INSTALL
 







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