Sony have just released the 3.70 firmware update for the PlayStation 3.0, and it has some new features!
The PlayStation®3 system software version 3.70 update includes the following:
(TV/Video Services) has been added as a category to the XMB™ (XrossMediaBar) menu. Video streaming services now appear under (TV/Video Services). Some services require that you download and install an application.
- The icons displayed may vary depending on the country or region of use and the availability of services.
- The icons for some streaming services previously located under the (Video) category now appear under the (TV/Video Services) category.
- The (TV/Video Services) category is not displayed in the XMB™ menu when no services are used.
- Your PS3™ system must be connected to the Internet for information about services to be updated.
Auto-upload Saved Data
You can now store new and recently updated saved data for PlayStation®3 format software in online storage automatically on a regular basis.
This feature is exclusively for use by PlayStation®Plus members.
Other new or revised features in version 3.70
MPO (Multi-Picture format) files for 3D photos and multi-angle photos can now be displayed under (Photo) and in (Photo Gallery).
A feature has been added for sharing information about products in PlayStation®Store with your Friends. Select [Recommend] on the product page to send a message introducing the item to your Friends.
- 3D playback* of Blu-ray Java™ (“BD-J”) content is now supported. You can now enjoy
BD-J content recorded on Blu-ray 3D™ discs.
- DTS-HD audio output is now supported while playing Blu-ray 3D™ content*.
* A 3D compatible television that complies with the 3D standard and a high-speed HDMI cable are required to watch 3D content. Some content might not play in 3D or might not play at all.
“Blu-ray 3D” is a trademark of the Blu-ray Disc Association.
- Trophy information can now be synchronized with the server automatically on a regular basis. This feature is exclusively for use by PlayStation®Plus members.