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By Andrew Yoon   //   October 25, 2013 8:15 AM

PS4 to launch with 300MB day-one update

PS4 will launch with firmware 1.50 when it's available on November 15th. While you won't need to update the system to use it, the 300MB update includes key features that you will probably want to take advantage of.
By Andrew Yoon   //   April 9, 2013 12:30 PM

PS Vita 2.10 adds folders, makes system complete

We're fans of PS Vita here at Shacknews. We like the hardware. We like PlayStation Plus. And we love that it's attracting tons of indie games. But, there's a crucial flaw with the system. Folders.
By Alice O'Connor   //   March 27, 2013 6:00 AM

Nintendo demonstrates faster Wii U load times

Nintendo promised it'd bring faster Wii U menu loading in a system update, and it certainly seems it'll deliver. The company has released a video showing the main menu loading a good fifteen seconds faster after quitting a game under the upcoming firmware--a whopping 60% improvement.
By Andrew Yoon   //   October 22, 2012 11:30 AM

PS3 firmware 4.30 coming tomorrow

Tomorrow, the PS3 is getting yet another mandatory firmware update. Version 4.30 is a minor update which focuses largely on PSN trophies.
By Andrew Yoon   //   June 25, 2012 12:30 PM

PS3 firmware 4.20 coming tomorrow

It's been a while since we've seen one of these, hasn't it? Tomorrow, the PS3 is getting yet another mandatory firmware update.
By Andrew Yoon   //   February 16, 2012 6:30 AM

PS3 firmware 4.11 now available

Didn't firmware 4.10 just come out? Indeed, it did. But if you miss watching a creeping progression bar, you're in luck.
By Andrew Yoon   //   February 8, 2012 6:00 AM

PS3 firmware 4.10 improves internet browser

A new firmware update should make browsing on the PS3 a bit more pleasant. Firmware 4.10 promises to offer "improved display speed" on the internet browser.
By Andrew Yoon   //   November 30, 2011 6:30 AM

PS3 firmware 4.00 now available

PS3's 4.00 update, which went live last night, is largely meant to prepare the system "for the launch of PlayStation Vita in Japan."
By Andrew Yoon   //   October 18, 2011 7:00 AM

PS3 firmware 3.73 now available

Miss seeing the soothing PS3 firmware installation screen? You're in luck. Sony has released yet another incremental update.
By Andrew Yoon   //   September 19, 2011 5:45 PM

PS3 firmware 3.72 coming soon

It's that time of the year again, folks. A new PS3 firmware update will be released "soon."