PlayStation 3 update 2.00

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Some rumours are floating around about a new software update for the PS3 which is going to be released soon. I have yet to find some official confirmation of this but here is what you can expect to find in the next update.

The list is long so click through to check what is going to be updated…

  • Users
    • You can now password-protect user accounts.
  • Settings
    • [Dynamic Normalizer] has been added as an option under [Sound Settings].
    • [Energy Saver] has been added as an option.
    • [Equalizer] has been added as a feature under [Music Settings].
    • [Full] has been added as an option for [DVD Wide Display] under [BD / DVD Settings].
    • [Photo Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [PS / PS2 Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [RSS Channel Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [Sample Rate] has been added to [Audio CD Import] under [Music Settings].
    • [Screen Saver] has been expanded under [Display Settings].
    • The method of selecting an output resolution has been changed in [Video Output Settings] under [Display Settings].
    • [Theme Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [Zero Unused Disk Space] has been added as an option under [System Settings] > [Format Utility].
  • Photo
    • Additional slideshows have been added.
    • [Photo Effects] have been added as a feature.
    • Wallpaper feature has been added.
    • [Zoom] has been added as a feature.
  • Music
    • Additional visualizations have been added.
    • CD information can now be entered.
    • Three-speed fast forward and fast reverse has been added as a feature.
  • Video
    • Files can now be played sequentially.
    • Three-speed fast forward and fast reverse has been added as a feature.
    • You can now select [Zoom] under [Screen Mode] when playing video files saved on the hard disk or storage media.*.
      *An appropriate USB adapter (not included) is required to use storage media with some models.
  • Game
    • Support for PLAYSTATION®3 format software titles has been expanded.
    • XMBâ„¢ (XrossMediaBar) is now accessible during gameplay.
  • Network
    • [RSS Channel] has been added as a feature.
  • Friends
    • You can now have multiple chat sessions.
    • You can now select an image to use as your Avatar from [Photo].
  • Other
    • Date & Time is now shown when the PS button is pressed.
    • File sorting has been changed.
    • [Help] has been added as a feature.
    • Playability status with the PS3â„¢ system has changed for some PlayStation® and PlayStation®2 format titles.
      To check on the latest status, visit the search site for compatible titles.
    • [Secure Delete] has been added as an option.
    • Some PLAYSTATION®Network features have been revised.

So that is quite an update and it seems to once again improve the PlayStations’s media capabilities….

Last Updated: May 14, 2007

Gavin Mannion

I for one welcome our future robotic overlords

  • Finally a frigging wallpaper option, about time. Geez. Altghough it seems they are playing catchup with the X360 Dashboard all of a sudden.

  • Oilix

    I hope i can play ffxi w/ my 80GB PS3 now. T_T

  • Kevin

    Why is it worded like this, “Playability status with the PS3â„¢ system has changed for some PlayStation® and PlayStation®2 format titles.
    To check on the latest status, visit the search site for compatible titles.”

    Have some games become unplayable?

  • marie

    🙄

  • You realise this article is 18 months old?

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