Firmware 2.42

More users report PS3 Firmware 2.42 issues

As you can see from this thread on the US PS Blog, people are complaining about disc-read errors after installing the latest PS3 Firmware, version 2.42. Posters are casting aspersions on the validity of some of the complaints, but this comes after a previous report of similar issues at the weekend. Trawl through that thread […]

Firmware 2.42 headlines

  • Rumour: Complaints arise over PS3 Firmware 2.42

    According to this Product Reviews piece, complaints are emerging over PS3’s Firmware 2.42, including loss of Blu-ray functionality and an inability to connect to online games after updating. We’ve no idea how widespread this is, but we’ll ask Sony for comment tomorrow.

  • Sony launches PS3 Firmware 2.42

    According to this US PlayStation Blog post, Firmware 2.42’s launched for PS3. It sounds like a minor fix. “This update improves the playback quality of some PlayStation 3 and PlayStation format software,” said PSN director Eric Lempel.