GamingSony PlayStation 3 Firmware Update 3.70 Available

Sony PlayStation 3 Firmware Update 3.70 Available


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Sony have just released the 3.70 firmware update for the PlayStation 3.0, and it has some new features!

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The PlayStation®3 system software version 3.70 update includes the following:
photo TV/Video Services

TV/Video Services(TV/Video Services) has been added as a category to the XMB™ (XrossMediaBar) menu. Video streaming services now appear under Online Storage(TV/Video Services). Some services require that you download and install an application.

Online Storage

  • 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(Video) category now appear under the TV/Video Services(TV/Video Services) category.
  • The TV/Video Services(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 (Photo) and in photo (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.
Andrew Edney
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