PS3 Firmware 2.76 [Update: It’s live]

Firmware 2.76 is now live. Official word is “This is a minor update that improves the playback quality of some PS3 format software.” Ya, we’ve heard that before.

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  1. #1 by STONI on May 14th, 2009

    Ya that’s cool & all that we got another update but when will we see an update that will help with alot of the web browsing features plus being able to send music & video to friends on the oh & an increase on the amount of friends you can have now all these features would be especially being able to listen to ur music dl while chatting with friends 2 now all these features would rock.

  2. #2 by Tosh on May 14th, 2009 [ 1127 Points ]

    There is rumor that another firmware update is coming at E3, guess we’ll see.

    One thing I’ve heard that this update did is when you compare trophies it’s faster now. Any truth to that? I haven’t tried it yet.

  3. #3 by A dissatisfied guy on May 14th, 2009

    Today I started my playstation 3 and saw the update. Oc course I installed the new update 2.76. After that I started Call of duty: World at War. I’ve have completed the half game on level Veteran. But after the install all my singelplayer progress was lost. So watch out for this update. Btw..all my trophis were still left.

  4. #4 by Tosh on May 14th, 2009 [ 1127 Points ]

    I started the Wolverine game right after the update, no issues here.

  5. #5 by JackMorgz on May 14th, 2009

    My favourite update request would be to play music in-game. 😉
    Or save a screenshot / video of in-gme footage…I suppose that’ll be taking it a little to far I guess. But it would be pretty fun. 😀

  6. #6 by Woozayaya on May 14th, 2009

    Please guys, think about what we need!

    We need an update so that we can use NFTS-drives as external drives for our PS3.

  7. #7 by Fallout3 Master on May 14th, 2009

    I downloaded and installed the latest update, to bad it does NOT fix any of the random Fallout3 FREEZE UPS!

    Luckily there is autosave…

    Fallout3 on PS3 has a level 20 CAP, how lame!

  8. #8 by sean321 on May 14th, 2009

    i hope they make a voice chat which you can use in-game, so if 2 people were playing different games they could still talk to eachother using voice chat. i like the idea of recording in-game footage that would be awsome

  9. #9 by socomsfinest on May 14th, 2009

    i hope they make a firm wear where you can have an lcd tv or a stereo sysytem in ps3 home and either play your saved ps3 music on the stereo or play movies on your hard drive on yor lcd tv in yor apartment so u can entertaine guest in your crib now that would be hott

  10. #10 by James on May 15th, 2009

    The new update has trashed my PS3’s video settings. Cannot fix it. Gutted.

  11. #11 by Tosh on May 15th, 2009 [ 1127 Points ]

    What do you mean?

  12. #12 by darryl on May 15th, 2009

    i hope they send an update to allow those who do not have ps2 game play on there ps3 will get to play ps2 games on it with the update..

  13. #13 by kelly on May 15th, 2009

    why dont sony make an external part that you can plug into the ps3 to play ps2 games we really want to play our ps2 games on our ps3 come on sony help us

  14. #14 by Dazza on May 15th, 2009

    why dont sony make an external part that you can plug into the ps3 to play ps2 games

    They do have this external hardware but the best part is you don’t even have to waste a port on your PS3 to use it…

    It’s called a PS2…

    Or instead of waiting and begging sony to bring the price down, you could have bought a PS3 earlier, which DID have PS2 compatibility…

    Me, i’m GLAD i’m an early adopter!

  15. #15 by Scott on May 18th, 2009

    Since downloading 2.76, I have a problem with DVD and Bluray playback where the video feed freezes and the sound keeps going. Anybody else have this problem?

  16. #16 by Rick on May 26th, 2009

    I am not able to sign in now. says An error occurred during communication with the server. This is a DNS error. (80710102)

    What’s up with this!? When I go to the internet settings. It tells me I have no connection but yet Im still able to browse the web with the ps3 and play Everquest online on it. So why wont it let me sign in? Any able to help out with this?

  17. #17 by Tosh on May 29th, 2009 [ 1127 Points ]

  18. #18 by Richard hermogenes on June 8th, 2009 I can’t play online with this update thing 2.76 it creeps me out because it might brick my ps3 🙁

  19. #19 by Richard hermogenes on June 8th, 2009

    hey guys please decide for me…..thanks

  20. #20 by Tosh on June 8th, 2009 [ 1127 Points ]

    Did you try looking threw that thread I posted 3 posts up?

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