Firmware 2.20

PS3 firmware 2.20 released

True to its word, Sony’s released the latest edition of PS3’s firmware, taking the system to 2.20. The main addition with this update is BD-Live functionality, allowing PS3 users to access interactive features in Blu-ray movies, but there’s a wealth of other stuff in there as well, such as DivX playback over 2Gb and a […]

Firmware 2.20 headlines

  • "Portable Copy" firmware 2.20 addition's bollocks, says SCEA

    Here. The PS3 firmware 2.20, to release before the end of March, won’t include the ability to put Blu-ray movies in the machine and send an SD version to a PSP, despite what PC World thinks. Consider that cleared up (thanks Syrok).

  • Confusion reigns on PS3 firmware 2.20 release date

    Teh internets are getting their knickers in a twist on the release date for PS3’s 2.20 firmware update because of this report that says the code will hit alongside the first BD-Live movies in the US on April 8. The release of the films “coincides with the launch of a new software update for Sony’s […]

  • "Portable Copy" PS3 firmware functionality appears from nowhere

    PCWorld – that most reliable source of PlayStation 3 firmware-related news – is claiming that version 2.20 of the console’s software “exposes ‘Portable Copy,’ which enables PS3 users to copy a standard-definition version of the Blu-ray movie to a PlayStation Portable (PSP).” There’s no mention of the feature in SCEE’s press release about the firmware […]

  • BD-LIVE added to PS3 with 2.20 firmware in late March

    SCEE just confirmed that BD-LIVE functionality will be added to PS3 via firmware 2.20 next week. “With the ability to take full advantage of interactive features, such as downloadable video content, ringtones, games, and more, BD-LIVE promises to offer PS3 users the ultimate interactive film experience,” said the press release. “In addition to BD-LIVE, the […]