PS3 Firmware 3.00 Breaking Controllers And Games

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Since the release of the new 3.00 Firmware update this week, users from around the world have been making complaints of certain issues that have arisen since the update.

Uncharted seems to be suffering from a complete freeze right after the section with the U-Boat, requiring gamers to completely restart their Playstation 3.

Uncharted isn’t the only game affected and never mind games, a peripheral is being affected as well.

Wipeout HD players are finding that since the update the Playstation 3 refuses to output 5.1 Surround Sound for the game although it seems that no other games have been reported as suffering from the same issue.

Thankfully, the only peripheral that has had reports of problems since the update is the white ceramic Dual Shock 3 controller. The reports say that the LED lights are coming on as per usual but the controller itself never actually functions.

Hopefully Sony will look into these problems and sort them out. They have said that this firmware update is going to be the last for 2009, which puts them in somewhat of a predicament I would think.

Source: Destructoid

Last Updated: September 3, 2009

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  • PS3 sucks!!!!!!!!!!

    This is exactly why the PS3 sucks.

  • xbox sucks!!!!!!!!!!

    I agree! I would much rather have hardware failures and RRODs than software bugs! :blink:

  • easy

    a lot of sucking going on here :whistle:

  • Ruslan

    What amazes me is if Sony actually tests their firmware prior to release to the public… its not like we are dealing with PC hardware which has endless peripheral configurations. Its a console for frack’s sake.

    I have been scared to play my regular games after the firmware and am just sticking to one title which works… Singstar. :whistle:

  • xbox sucks!!!!!!!!!!sucks!!!

    You are 100% correct.

  • Q121

    Grow the F*ck up please.

    And if you going to make childish statements like that at least be man enough to put your name down… Hell its only the internet, you not going to get punched in the face

    :pirate:

  • eXp

    *wink*

  • I am f**king grown up

    Maybe I want to get punched in the face.

  • Someone

    They still wet behind the ears, so I don’t think that’s gona be happing any time soon.

  • Darkling

    You guys are the suckiest bunch of sucks that ever sucked.. :ninja:

  • My my name is :

    Like your mama calls you Q121?

  • easy

    are you mad, this is the interwebs!! home of the anonymous, where men are boys and girls are men and one’s worth is measured by how big your asshole (or opinion) is!

    (_0_) > (*)

    :tongue:

  • Fox1

    Controller-less gameplay :tongue: . Where have I heard that before? :angel:

  • Big Daddy

    Your Mama calls me Big Daddy… :cheerful:

  • Big Momma

    Your sister calls me Sir…

  • janrik

    +1 :biggrin:

  • :blink: I think I took a wrong turn into this article

  • darthdad

    “the white ceramic Dual Shock 3 controller”
    Is the black one alright? :ermm:

  • Ruslan

    Maybe its not BEE compliant?

  • This has got to be one of the funniest comment threads ever produced by all of you. lol

  • invitro7

    Uhmmm… just need to correct you, 3.0 is the last “significant” update for the year.

    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=222052

  • Indeed you are completely correct invitro7, thanks for the heads up.

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