Updating ps3 software
New versions of firmware fix bugs and add new functionality to your PS3.Sometimes people hold off in case the update is dodgy (it's only ever happened once), but it's up to you. If your PS3 is connected online, it will let you know with a popup message that new firmware is available.Otherwise, gossip around the forums/blogs/etc will usually reveal an update about a week before they hit.Earlier today, Sony released new Play Station 3 and Play Station Vita/Play Station TV system software updates. Place the PS3 folder from the extracted folder on to the USB drives root directory.Once the console has loaded, head to Settings – Proceed This should take around 10 minutes to complete. You should now be able to install custom firmware on your device.Instead of adding any big new features, they simply made each system more stable, as the patch notes show: The UK Play Station website adds that you need a minimum of 200MB of free space on PS3 for the update.
Following Sony's previous updates, today they've made available PS3 Firmware Update v4.80 which improves the Play Station 3 System Software stability with PSN 2-step verification.Download: PS3 Firmware 4.80 (EU) Update / PS3 Firmware 4.80 (US) Update / PS3 Firmware 4.80 (AU/NZ) Update / PS3 Firmware 4.80 (JP) Update / multiman_480(33.96 MB - 4.78 Renamed to 4.80) / multi MAN_ver__BASE_(20160425)(35 MB) / multi MAN_ver__UPD_CEX_(20160425)(2 MB) via j1ni0r About Play Station 3 system software update version 4.80 PS3 system software version 4.80 was released on April 19, 2016.Version 4.80 adds or updates the following features.You will be prompted to install the update if you do not already have the latest version.It's essentially the software that the PS3 uses to run itself. But to play online, or use the Play Station Store, you'll need the latest version.