PS3 firmware 1.9 released

July 23, 2007 at 1:37 pm Leave a comment

It looks as though the PS3 firmware 1.9 is now out. Here are the features it has.

• Ability to rearrange games on the XMB
• Option menu now includes “eject disk”
• Press triangle to eject games/CDs/movies in the XMB
• XMB backgrounds
• Change the folder classification
• Emoticons
• Change CD output to 44.1/88.2/176.4kHz
• Force 24Hz output for Blu-ray over HDMI
• Change PS3 video settings in-game
• “Bit Mapping” in the “Music Setting”
• Save AVCHD type animations from a Memory Stick
• Change settings like upscaling while playing PS and PS2 games
• Add bookmarks
• Web browser security function in the browser’s tool section
• Avatar moves during audio visual chat
The customized backgrounds and the emoticons are nice touches. Not a bad update, not a bad update at all. Hit the jump for a look at the emoticons.

Now this is only the Japanese PS3. There is no news yet on when exactly it will hit the US, and Canada. If there is all of this in the 1.9 release, imagine the 2.0.

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[kotaku.com]

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Entry filed under: blu ray, Games, playstation, ps3, sony, technology.

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