Japanese PS3’s Get Firmware 1.5
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.