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PlayStation 3 Firmware 2.80 Hidden Change

Strange how Sony never releases a full change log. found out one new thing.

The first change comes via the new Text Chat feature that launched with the last upgrade. Instead of a meagre 32 character limit for each line of text, you can now type – wait for it – 64 whole characters on every line!

Good that it includes more characters, anyone else find any “hidden” features?



The Agent is a 1970’s Espionage Game

The Agent

“It’s a completely different storyline, there is completely different character development. It’s a game about espionage, set in the 1970s. GTA is obviously more about an urban experience, a typically rags to riches experience. Very, very different storylines, very different character development. It’s going to be very fresh for gamers.”

It’s not much Info to go on, but at least it’s something. Sounds like the game could be pretty far off though.

Interview Article


Open Remote Play Broken by PS3 Firmware 2.80

I was finally going to try it out this morning too.. Ah, well. Did any of you try it? Seemed like a great program. Hopefully they are able to work around it. But if you haven’t updated to firmware 2.80, at the moment it isn’t forcing you to update.

Sony has also put a damper on Open Remote Play. Those tricky bastards have seemingly “poisoned” the video stream… If you start the ORP client and establish a Remote Play connection, you’ll notice the video quickly becomes garbled nonsense and eventually the client bails. The good news — you can still make the connection, meaning the authentication hasn’t changed any…

PS3 2.80 Firmware Update Released; Open Remote Play Broken



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