Japanese PS3’s Get Firmware 1.5 | PS3Blog.net
The PlayStation Store will have some more payment options. Currently you can only pay via credit card. Now the PS3 will accept the “Edy” system pre-paid electronic money. You’ll need a IC Reader/Writer connected to your PS3. Sony is also updating the PlayStation 2 backwards backwards compatibility. You’ll also be able to use your own photo as your system user icon. There is no word of a North America release yet.