[Update]PS3 Firmware 3.30 Stealth Updates [Flash, PC Remote Play, Blu-ray]


[Update]

I’ve gotten one report that the update does NOT fix the issue with the UK Version of BBC Life.


Most exciting thing for me is that they fixed issues with some region-free Blu-ray disks. For example BBC’s Life! Can somebody with this Blu-ray test this out and get back to us?

It appears there’s a new BD Audio Output setting under Video Settings: [(Direct)] and [Bitstream (Mix)] have been added for optical output. More info here, thanks TTP.

They added an option for PC remote play, but you can only use future models of the Sony VAIO PC’s that are coming in May 2010. Hopefully they expand support to all computers, kinda lame they limit it to only Sony computers. Sony also updated the Flash used in the PS3’s Web Browser. Not sure what version it updated to though. Apparently YouTube works better now. For the rest of the Firmware 3.30 features check out our other post.

PS3 Firmware 3.30’s Hidden Features


Written by: T0SH - Cofounder of PS3Blog.net


  1. #1 by Gibb on April 22nd, 2010 [ 2415 Points ]

    wow.. Sony VAIO remote play.. surprise!

  2. #2 by EdEN on April 22nd, 2010 [ 143041 Points ]

    Yeah, the 3.30 update crept up on my yesterday when I tried to log in. Didn’t really read what was going on and didn’t realize what happened until I saw the “Downloading update” screen. I was just brushing my teeth and saw from the corner of my eye that something had popped up but figured it was a “could not connect” error and hit the button.

  3. #3 by genbatzu on April 22nd, 2010 [ 3798 Points ]

    i think the user agreements are also ‘updated’

    see here:

    11. MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADES”

    From time to time, it may become necessary for SCEA to provide certain content to you to ensure that Sony Online Services and content offered through Sony Online Services, your PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system or other SCEA-authorized hardware is functioning properly in accordance with SCEA guidelines.

    Some content may be provided automatically without notice when you sign in. Such content may include automatic updates or upgrades which may change your current operating system

    , cause a loss of data or content or cause a loss of functionalities or utilities.

  4. #4 by EdEN on April 23rd, 2010 [ 143041 Points ]

    Yeah, they basically changed it to mirror Nintendo’s change to their user agreement. I got an email yesterday morning from Sony with all the details of the change to the UA that seemed to highlight the changes.

  5. #5 by cathodeflux on April 23rd, 2010

    No the update does not fix the problem with the import version of BBC Life on US PS3’s (with or without a 50Hz capable TV). I do not understand why this was said on a few difference blogs now. Gonna have to keep waiting for that June 1 North America release.

  6. #6 by Tosh on April 23rd, 2010 [ 1102 Points ]

    @cathodeflux thanks for updating us on that … :( Bummer at least June 1st isn’t to far away ..


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