PS3 Firmware 2.53 available now

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 2 December 2008 06:04 GMT

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Sony’s released Firmware 2.53 for PS3: we’re downloading as we type.

The update caused a bit of a kerfuffle last week with what appears to have been an erroneous post from SCEA and some good old gun-jumping from the internet, but it’s there now. So relax.

The software gives full-screen Flash support to your machine, and “Live movie (using RTMP format) playability,” according to this US PS Blog post.

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    According to this PlayStation.com page, PS3 Firmware 2.53’s to release tomorrow, and it looks like a biggie. There’s full details through the link. Stand-out features include full-screen Flash support for web browsing and the ability to let the machine turn itself off after a background download. We’ll let youknow when it goes live.