Sony has stealthily planted a new firmware update for the PS3. Power up your PS3, log on to the playstation network and you may just find the 1.92 firmware. This update comes just a month after the 1.90 update.
So, What's new?
Word at NeoGaf says that the Internet Browser application has been substantially improved.
Cancel the screensaver option: It's always been there.
Controllers auto-power-off now.
Miniclips (thumbnails) in the videos section, and game clips in the games folder all load up synchronized now. Quitting from game into XMB transitions quicker.(Aesthetic/Efficiency Update)
Confirmed: PS1/PS2 Compatibility updated.
Unofficial update log:
- Ability to add Flash wallpapers
- Seemingly faster XMB load times
- XMB screensaver option (which was there prior to this but just became popular because of this)
- Improvements on Internet Browser application
- Auto power off for the controllers
- Thumbnails in the video section
- Synchronized game clips in the games folder load up
- Faster transition from game to XMB
- Updated PSOne/PS2 controller compatibility
- Performance for the additional item which is transmitted with PLAYSTATION®Store was strengthened.
- PlayStation® of the part in PS3® and operational status of the PlayStation®2 standard software were renewed. As for up-to-date operational status <> With you can verify.
UPDATE 3: Now we have the official changelog from Sony Japan. Here it is:
Customization of wallpaper/indicatory font (theme setting)
* XMB™(the cross media bar) it reached the point where the picture can be indicated in the background. In addition, it reached™the point where the indicatory font on XMB can be modified.
* [ At the time of message compilation of the friend ], it reached the point where picture letter can be input.
* When connecting the USB keyboard, it reached the point where letter can be input into input form of the Web page directly.
* It corresponded to the rise sampling output of music CD.
The other functions which are renewed with version 1.90
o [ The disk to remove ] it added to the option menu of the disk.
o When modifying the idea contest of the file and the folder, [it reachedthe point where folder classification ] can be chosen.
o [ [ BD 1080p 24Hz outputof BD/DVD setting ] (HDMI)] with [ it reached the point where entrance ] can be chosen.
o [ [ At music CD outputfrequency ] of musicsetting ] [ it reached the point where 44.1/88.2/176.4kHz ] can be chosen.
o [ [ With bit mapping ]of musicsetting ] [ it reached the point where type 2 ] can be chosen.
o [ Picture quality adjustment ] of the operation panel [was modified in imageaudio setting ].
o It reached™the point where the memory stick and animated picture of the AVCHD type which is retainedin the hard disk of the digital videocamera can be played back.
o It reached the point which in the record media and when playing back the animated picture file which is retained in the hard disk, [ slow (returns and ) ], [ scene to reset ] can do operation.
o While the playing®of PlayStation and the PlayStation 2 standard software,it reached the point whereoutput setting can be modified.
o It arranged the game which is retained inthe hard disk and it reachedthe point where it is applied.
o [ The file ] of Internet browser in the menu, [ ahead linking addition ] was added to the book mark.
o [ Browser security ] was added [ tothe tool ]of Internet browser.
o When indicating (繧｢繝舌ち繝ｼ) in the AV kyat, the (繧｢) butter reacting to sound, it reached the point where it moves.
* In addition
o PlayStation of the part in PS3 and operational status of the PlayStation 2 standard software were renewed. You can verify up-to-date operationalstatus with .
o About the automatic restoration function of information of setting
As you can see the English translation's a bit loose, so we're still watching other Sony sites for their own official changelog.
[Link: 1.92 firmware updateThread at Playstation forum]
[Source: News For Gamers, Qj.net]