UPDATED: PlayStation 3 Firmware v4.00 Gets You Set For The Vita


Posted November 30, 2011 - By Adam Rosenberg

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Update: 11:00 AM PST: The PlayStation 3 4.00 firmware update is rolling out now, so you should be able to fire up your PS3 and check it out. Feel free to leave a comment with your reaction below.

Original Story: Sony will be releasing a new system update for the PlayStation 3 this week, firmware version 4.00. Don't let that nice round number fool you though; the changes don't amount to much right now. Version 4.00 is mostly intended to get the console set for the launch of the PlayStation Vita, which is out in Japan on December 17.

A new PlayStation Blog post reveals that the forthcoming update will allow the console to communicate with the soon-to-be-released handheld. Those with both devices will be able to copy content -- be it games, saves, photos, videos and so forth -- between the two and also use the PS3's networking capabilities to deliver updates to the Vita. Firmware v4.00 changes very little beyond that; PlayStation Plus subscribers can now opt to enable/disable specific automatic update features and new PSN settings allow users to filter friend requests and messages. 

Anything that makes the Vita seem more real is okay by me though, so bring on the update, Sony!

Source: PlayStation Blog

UPDATED: PlayStation 3 Firmware v4.00 Gets You Set For The Vita


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