PS3 Firmware Update 4.00 goes Live and adds support for the Vita
New firmware for the PS3! Wake up people. Ready? Yeah. Download it. Done? Cool. Here’s all the features that the new firmware update bought to the PS3. It adds a lot of tweaks to the existing features and also enables support for the Playstation Vita.
Support as in, you will be able to remote play by entering a code displayed on your PS3 on the Vita. The Vita releases next year in the west though, so you can’t try that out yet.
In preparation for the launch of PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) in Japan, this update will prepare PlayStation 3 (PS3) to serve as a content management device. It will allow users to copy their digital content such as games, music, photos, and videos between PS Vita and PS3, back up PS Vita game games including save data to your PS3 hard drive, and update the system software for your PS Vita system using the network features of your PS3.
- PlayStation Plus members can now choose to enable or disable each automatic update feature
- Game patches
- System software
- Recommended games and videos
- Sync trophy information
- New PlayStation Network settings for filtering friend requests and messages