Sony has just released the latest PS3 firmware update version 3.40 which brings the much talked about PlayStation Plus and host of other features to improve the overall functionality of PS3. Along with this a new firmware v6.30 has also been made available for PlayStation Portable game system.
New Features in PS3 Firmware V3.40
- PlayStation Plus : Its a subscription based service that will provide you exclusive premium content and features for games. If you are PlayStation Plus member you could also download some PSN games for free on a monthly basis along with full game trials and exclusive early access to demos and beta trials.
- Video Editor and Uploader: A new feature that lets you open, edit, save and upload videos to YouTube and Facebook, can be accessed via XMB.
- Five Star Rating Support: Now you can rate the PSN Store content.
- Photo Gallery: Updated Photo Gallery allows you to upload photos to Facebook and Picasa Web Album, browse and comment on photos online and can even print directly from PS3.
- Power Save Setttings: Now default PS3 Auto-Off is set at 2 hours.
- More integration with Facebook, you can now display your PSN profile on your Facebook account.
Download PS3 Firmware v3.40
PS3 firmware v3.40 US download | Filesize: 167 MB
PS3 firmware v3.40 UK download | Filesize: 167 MB
Manually Update your PS3 Firmware
After downloading the above firmware to your USB drive go to Settings –> System Update –> Update via Storage Media
You can also update automatically from your PS3, just go to Settings –> System Update –> Update via Internet
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