ps3 3.40 firmware update


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Jul 28, 2005
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A new PlayStation 3 firmware update has arrived and adds, among other things, PlayStation Plus, a video editor, and a photo gallery.

Firmware v3.40 went live this evening and includes a new PSN application, allowing you to display your PlayStation Network profile on your Facebook account.

Below is the list of new features courtesy of the PlayStation Blog:

- PlayStation Plus: PlayStation Network users will be able to purchase membership to PlayStation Plus; a new subscription service on the PlayStation Network that provides you with new options to expand and enhance your gaming experience and enable you to gain an exclusive set of features and content. Friendly reminder, all of you PlayStation Network users will continue to have free access to PlayStation Network's unmatched and expanding suite of new and exclusive features while PlayStation Plus subscribers will gain access to an exclusive and expanding set of gaming features, content and functionality.

- Trophy Level Display: When you scroll to your PlayStation Network friends list, you can now scope everyone's Trophy level simply by staying on their name for a second.

- Photo Gallery: A new network based photo sharing feature is now available on the Photo Gallery. The enhancement allows you to upload, browse and comment on photos on Facebook and Picasa Web Album. You can also opt to share your photos between your PlayStation Network friends as well as print photos from Photo Gallery.

- Video Editor & Uploader: Video Editor and Uploader is a new function found on the XrossMediaBar (XMB), which enables you to edit, save and upload video files stored on the PS3 system to sites such as Facebook or YouTube.

- Five Star Rating Support: Users can rate the PlayStation Store content they have purchased with one to five star ratings.

- Power Save Settings: The default setting for PS3 System Auto-Off will be set at 2 hours, providing you with additional power save options and further improving power save features on the PS3 system.


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Nov 21, 2005
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no cross game chat yet. thats disappointing