Firmware 2.30

SCEE issues statement on slow-loading Store

A SCEE spokesperson released a statement on the European PlayStation forums yesterday about slow loading times for icons on the newly revamped PS Store: As you will have noticed, the PS Store re-launched successfully today, and we’d like to thank you for your positive feedback. We are aware that many of you have experienced delays […]

Firmware 2.30 headlines

  • PS3 Firmware 2.30 out now, new PS Store live

    According to multiple reports, PS3 Firmware 2.30 has now been released and the new PS Store is up. Impressions of the new Store are good so far and there are bound to be dozens more throughout the day, so we’ll keep you posted. Update: Read our impressions of the new Store here.

  • Firmware 2.30 to launch in Europe on April 15

    SCEE’s just confirmed to videogaming247 that the next PS3 Firmware, version 2.30, will release alongside the new PS Store on April 15 in Europe. “Yes, Firmware 2.30 will be released at the same time,” said a rep. The spokesperson also confirmed that the DTS sound upgrade detailed yesterday will be included in the European release. […]

  • Video walkthrough of new PS Store

    SCEA’s just posted a video walkthrough of the new PlayStation Store on its blog. SCEJ confirmed today that the Japanese version would release on April 15, and it’s reasonable to expect a worldwide release of both the store and Firmware 2.30. You can see the movie after the link.

  • PS3 Firmware 2.30 for April 15 release, says SCEJ

    The latest edition of PS3’s Firmware, 2.30, will be released on April 15, according to this XtremePS3 report. The site’s carrying a rough translation of a Japanese announcement on the SCEJ site, which says: Sony PlayStation 3 online service will be renewed on April 15th, 2008 (Tuesday) evening. This will renew and expand the store […]

  • SCEE quiet on 2.30 details, how new PS Store will be "deployed"

    SCEE refused to be drawn on details of details of Firmware 2.30 this morning, following yesterday’s confirmation that the PS3 software update would be needed to use the new version of PlayStation Store, to be released in mid-April in both the US and Europe. “We have made no official announcement of the details of Firmware […]

  • PS Store revamp will dump the PS3 browser, require PS3 firmware 2.30

    Says so here. It also says in that piece that the update – announced today for a mid-April launch – will require everyone to update to firmware 2.30. SCEE hasn’t talked about the new software update yet, but you’re going to be getting it in the next couple of weeks, if that’s to be believed.