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PS3 System Software Update 4.11 is Now Available, Details Arrive

PS3 System Software Update 4.11 is Now Available, Details Arrive 750°
159w ago - Following the previous release, today Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel announced that PS3 System Software update 4.11 is now available alongside details below.

For those curious, this PlayStation 3 Firmware revision is currently not a mandatory update and an optional incremental patch is also available.

Download: PS3 System Software Update 4.11 (US) / PS3 System Software Update 4.11 (Patch) / PS3 System Software Update 4.11 (EU) / PS3 System Software Update 4.11 (EU - Patch)

To quote: Later tonight we'll be releasing an optional system software update (v4.11) for PlayStation 3.

This minor firmware improves certain aspects of system software, and is...
 

Sony PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 4.10 Update is Now Available

Sony PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 4.10 Update is Now Available 1350°
159w ago - Following up on the previous leak, this weekend the Sony PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 4.10 update has surfaced for both PlayStation 3 collectors and developers from an anonymous source.

Download: PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 4.10

As always, keep in mind these PUP updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so they are intended for examination and comparison purposes only.

We have 100% confirmed that running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error before the installation completes: The data type is not supported. (8002F029)


 

PS3 System Software Update 4.10 Arrives, Details and New TOS

PS3 System Software Update 4.10 Arrives, Details and New TOS 850°
160w ago - Today Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has announced that the mandatory PS3 System Software Update 4.10 has arrived with details outlined below on their latest PlayStation 3 Firmware, as follows:

Download: PS3 System Software Update 4.10 (US) / PS3 System Software Update 4.10 (EU) / New Web Browser courtesy of ps3hen / PS3 4.10 Core_OS (Extracted)

Hi, everyone. We are releasing a new system software update (v4.10) for PlayStation 3 today that will include a few minor changes that we want to make you all aware of.

First off, once you download the new system software, you will be asked to accept a change to our Terms of Service. In an effort for more unity between PlayStation Network (PSN) and other Sony Entertainment Network services, your "PSN Account" will now be...
 

PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v3 Pack Update is Now Available

PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v3 Pack Update is Now Available 1300°
161w ago - Following up on my previous release, after moja drew to my attention the inconvenience of having to downgrade to 3.55 and re-install a new PUP to get new features in my HFW I tried to look for a solution.

Download: PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v3 Pack Update (with XMB Manager 0.09 Beta built into the XMB Mod files)

Making a FW 4.00 compatible PUP was not an option. So I looked for another way. At the moment I'm quite happy with the base firmware of my HFW and the only real thing I would change to add new features would be in the XMB items.

Like new revisions of DeViL303's XMB Manager. So I did some experimenting with the XML files and found it is possible to use resources from external (other than the /dev_flash/) devices. So basically I've modified the XMB read XML instructions from a USB device.

This allows me to port revisions of the XMB Manager, and my 4.00HFW users can simply copy the files to a USB to use the newer version. No downgrade required to use XMB updates. I'm...
 

Video: PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v2.5 Update Arrives

Video: PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v2.5 Update Arrives 1300°
161w ago - Following my previous release, today I have returned with another update for my PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) to version 2.5 with details below.

Download: PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v2.5 Update

I'm not going to make you re-download another 180MB PUP file, Instead I've decided to release a patch which has all the tools required to patch my Version 2 pup to be Version 2.5 (although when the link for the version 2 pup gets taken down I'll release a version 2.5 pup). The patch files can be downloaded here:

Just like before only retail signed .PKG can be installed with this. Have fun. THIS HFW WILL NOT ALLOW HOMEBREW!

Patch Instructions:

How to install the 3.2 Update Patch for my 4.00HFW:

1/ Install PS3MFW Builder v0.2.1

2/ Copy the 'change_xml_files.tcl' file to the 'task' folder of PS3MFW Builder

4/ Put my "modded FW 4.00(releasev2).PUP" as the "Original fw" and whatever you want as the "Modified fw"

3/ Uncheck every thing except "PS3HEN's 4.00HFW Patch 1"

4/ In "PS3HEN's 4.00HFW Patch 1" link each file on the task page to the...
 

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