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Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD fixed with optional PS3 firmware 4.31

Sony has released a relatively minor, optional firmware update for the PlayStation 3, which brings the system up to version 4.31.

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Firmware headlines

  • PlayStation Vita updates to Firmware 1.60 on Wednesday

    Sony’s will release on Wednesday Firmware 1.60 for PlayStation Vita in Japan, the first significant update to the handheld since its launch in Japan last December.

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  • Vita to feature less "intrusive" firmware upgrades

    We just can’t get enough of the PlayStation Vita, and it’s still several months away from release. Aside from a couple of notable exceptions, every detail seems to make us want the handheld even more. Now, Sony has spoken up, admitting that there were some problems in the PS3 networking side of things, and promising […]

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  • New 360 boot animation filmed off debug screen

    You know that unconfirmed 360 Firmware Kinect upgrade? This is what it looks like when it starts up.

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  • Report: 360 getting USB storage support in spring firmware update

    If this Joystiq report‘s to be believed, the next big 360 firmware update is to add save support for USB devices.

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  • Sony's John Koller talks 3D integration on PS3, calls it "fantastic"

    John Koller, Sony’s head of PlayStation marketing, has weighed in on all the 3D hype at CES 2010 and reiterated Sony’s stance that 3D integration on PS3 is “as simple as a firmware update”.

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  • PS3 firmware 3.10 to introduce Facebook functionality, other tweaks

    Not to be outdone by the Xbox 360′s upcoming social media frenzy, Sony’s been doing a little super-poking around of its own. The result: PS3-powered Facebook updates. If you so choose, the PS3 will soon be able to update your Facebook status each time you earn a Trophy or make a purchase on the PlayStation […]

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  • PSP firmware 6.10 introduces Bluetooth tethering, music stuff [Updated]

    Update: It’s live. Make with the downloading. Over on the PlayStation blog, PSN Operations Director Eric Lempel brings word that PSP firmware 6.10 is just about cooked through. No date yet, but it’s coming “soon.” Along with a couple of music-centric features, the update adds bluetooth tethering, which allows you to sync your PSP with […]

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  • 360 firmware update goes live

    Microsoft’s put live a promised 360 firmware upgrade. Sign into Live now and you’ll be prompted to download it. There were some reported issues with connecting to Live after applying the update, but these have now been resolved. More on that here. The update’s a preparatory thing for Twitter, Facebook and Last.fm. No new features […]

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  • Rumour - PSP Firmware 6.00 in developers hands

    According to a report by French site PSPGEN (via MaxConsole), PSP Firmware 6.00 is already in the hands of developers. The French site does have an image showing what update the PSP is running on, but other then that, there is no more info on that end. Go catch whatever info there may be through […]

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  • Sony: PS3 firmware 3.0 is the "last major update for 2009"

    Do you constantly fret about keeping your PS3 up-to-date and purring like a Blu-Ray-compatible kitten? Well then, you’ll be happy to hear that you’ve got the rest of 2009 off, as PS3 firmware 3.0 is the last major update Sony’s doling out in 2009. “This is a big and significant update, so you would be […]

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  • XMB battery glitch "definitely being corrected"

    Sony’s Eric Lempel has told PC World that the XMB glitch the causes the battery meter to cover PS3′s clock is going to be fixed. “I personally don’t like that either, and it’s something that’s definitely being corrected,” he said. Thank gravy for that. Lempel added that the major update coming to PS3′s UI later […]

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  • 360 Firmware update out now! (It doesn't do anything)

    Microsoft, probably seething with rage at being left out of the console software update party this morning, has released a Firmware update for Xbox 360. Don’t shit yourself just yet. It doesn’t do anything you’ll notice. “This update addresses interruption issues that some Xbox Live users may have experienced when playing a limited number of […]

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  • PSP 5.01 firmware update coming soon

    This PlayStation Blog entry explains that PSP users who have a 8Gb or 16Gb Pro Duo Memory sticks are having problems downloading content from the new PSP store (issued in firmware 5.0) and thus firmware 5.01 will be winging its way to us in due course. There. Long sentence I know, but I wanted to […]

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  • Firmware 2.41 is live

    The PlayStation Blog is reporting that firmware 2.41 is now live. Sony’s Eric Lempel: “Hi, everyone. As many of you know, we released PS3 firmware update v2.40 last week, but had to take it offline temporarily because, for a limited number of users, the XMB wouldn’t display after the update was installed. We’ve been able […]

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  • New in-game XMB vid posted

    What better way to enjoy a Sunday evening than by looking at some footage of how Sony’s XMB will work in-game. The internets was in turmoil after videogaming247 broke the news that in-game XMB and Trophy support were coming in the next Firmware update: namely 2.4. You might also notice in the video that whoever […]

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  • PS3 firmware upgraded to 2.17

    Sounds thrilling. Apparently SCEA’s upgraded PS3′s firmware to 2.17, a fix that means “operating stability of some online PS3 titles has been improved,” according to this.

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