Sony Releases An Update For The 14 Year Old PlayStation 3

Sony Releases An Update For The 14 Year Old PlayStation 3

Sony has released a new system software update for PlayStation 3. The older generation game console with very few players left. Japanese technology giant Sony has released a new system software update for the game console PlayStation 3, which was launched about 14 years ago (November 2006). No, this is definitely not a joke. It is common for Sony to make such an update because there are still people using ps3 and they continue enjoying their games.

According to the information on the official website of PlayStation, the update was released today. Sony is upgrading the PlayStation 3 system software to version 4.87. When we look at the update notes, we only see the phrase “This system software update improves system performance”. A warning was made by Sony about the update. According to this warning, PlayStation 3 must have 200 MB of free space on the hard disk drive or external storage space.

Sony says the update is simply a performance improvement. However, a post was made on the Twitter account of RPCS3, an open source PS3 emulator, regarding the update. According to the sharing, it brings support for the next generation movies to the PS3’s Blu-ray drive. However, it includes a small security patch.