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chubigans
y'all should be ashamed
(02-16-2012, 01:21 AM)
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The optional ones are always strange to me.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/...tation.Blog%29

Later tonight we’ll be releasing an optional system software update (v4.11) for PlayStation 3. This minor firmware improves certain aspects of system software, and is not mandatory to connect to PSN.

Again, this update is optional in the US and Canada, and can be downloaded by selecting System Update from the Setting column of the XMB.

If you plan on making a sandwich for dinner, why not update?
Rolf NB
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(02-16-2012, 01:23 AM)
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I like sandwiches. Think it'll be the good old ham+salami+salad+cheese combo.
Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(02-16-2012, 01:23 AM)
So it improves on improvements?
Andrefpvs
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(02-16-2012, 01:23 AM)
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Maybe this enables the viewing of Vita trophies?
skullwolfgp
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(02-16-2012, 01:24 AM)
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Maybe its an experiment to see how many people will update firmware for absolutely no reason.
iceatcs
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(02-16-2012, 01:25 AM)
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I'm totally update it.

Fuck you anyone trying to stop me.
giancarlo123x
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(02-16-2012, 01:26 AM)
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Maybe this will make Twisted Metals online work.
The_Monk
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(02-16-2012, 01:26 AM)
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Day 1.
Costcosaurus
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(02-16-2012, 01:27 AM)
I never update optionally. If they gave us better release notes then I'll be more inclined to update.
Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(02-16-2012, 01:28 AM)
I bet it deletes Michael Jackson Vita demo from your PS3
Anteater
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(02-16-2012, 01:28 AM)
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This update makes me feel like a rebel since I refuse to update
Emitan
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(02-16-2012, 01:29 AM)
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What aspects, what software? If you're not going to tell us, and it's optional, what's the point?
Solid warrior
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(02-16-2012, 01:36 AM)
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pass.
diddles
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(02-16-2012, 01:37 AM)
i heard it adds experimental backwards compatibility for ps3 games
Andrefpvs
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(02-16-2012, 01:42 AM)
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Oh yeah, just remembered, this must fix the Wireless Headset issues that 4.10 introduced.
salromano
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(02-16-2012, 01:42 AM)
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Hooray for options.

I'll update anyway.
DMeisterJ
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(02-16-2012, 01:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

I bet it deletes Michael Jackson Vita demo from your PS3

Hahaha

I can't update until Wednesday then.

Turn off automatic updates fellow plussers!
patsu
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(02-16-2012, 01:44 AM)

Originally Posted by Wario64

I bet it deletes Michael Jackson Vita demo from your PS3

Brilliant !
Live Free or Die
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(02-16-2012, 01:45 AM)
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Nice. Glad to see Sony always improving the PS3/PSN.
Lindsay
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(02-16-2012, 02:03 AM)
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Wasn't the last firmware just a week ago x_x? Sheesh! But this ones optional so I dun gotta bother with it so I can't complain. But still what the heck Sony.
Spocker
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(02-16-2012, 02:13 AM)
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I hope it fixes the HDMI sync thingy that has been broken since the last patch. Hate having to turn on the TV and amplifier manually every time I'm going to play.
Psykotik
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(02-16-2012, 02:15 AM)
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why do they still call it PSN?
shagg_187
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(02-16-2012, 02:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

I bet it deletes Michael Jackson Vita demo from your PS3

:lol

Did they remotely wiped it from Vita?
fudgey_lumpkins
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(02-16-2012, 02:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by Psykotik

why do they still call it PSN?

Because it still is the PSN.
Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(02-16-2012, 03:25 AM)
Anyone install it?
DMPrince
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(02-16-2012, 03:25 AM)
don't worry. optional now. next one will be mandatory.
Wario64
works for Gamestop (lol)
(02-16-2012, 03:26 AM)

Originally Posted by DMPrince

don't worry. optional now. next one will be mandatory.

Hopefully the next one lets PS3 users see Vita trophies. I only bought a Vita so I can show everyone that I beat the games.
NateDrake
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(02-16-2012, 03:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

Anyone install it?

Is it up for download?
DMPrince
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(02-16-2012, 03:31 AM)

Originally Posted by Wario64

Hopefully the next one lets PS3 users see Vita trophies. I only bought a Vita so I can show everyone that I beat the games.

Did V-Tech Make this Veetah? never heard of it.
notworksafe
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(02-16-2012, 03:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

Anyone install it?

I did. Fixed the issue I had with background downloaded PSN games not deleting their download file after auto-installing...at least for the two games I tested with it.
Andvary
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(02-16-2012, 05:27 AM)
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Optional? I can't login to PSN, it's asking me to update the firmware...
NateDrake
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(02-16-2012, 05:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Andvary

Optional? I can't login to PSN, it's asking me to update the firmware...

Optional in US and Canada. Mandatory elsewhere it seems.
Digishine
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(02-16-2012, 05:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Optional in US and Canada. Mandatory elsewhere it seems.

Jep for europe it's mandatory
Andvary
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(02-16-2012, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Optional in US and Canada. Mandatory elsewhere it seems.

I see, thanks.
Agent X
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(02-16-2012, 05:57 AM)
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It would be nice if PS3 users could see when friends who own a PS Vita are online with it.
Kandrick
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(02-16-2012, 10:00 AM)
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Later tonight we’ll be releasing an optional system software update (v4.11) for PlayStation 3. This minor firmware improves certain aspects of system software, and is not mandatory to connect to PSN.

I just turned on my PS3, and was not auto logged, tried to log in manually and it says that an update is required. Optional my ass. Why is it optional just in a few countries and not others, FUCK YOU SONY, NOW I HAVE TO WAIT.

And it's downloading so slow.

And then, i'll have to download a 1.8gb patch for Disgaea 4. fuuuuck.
Last edited by Kandrick; 02-16-2012 at 10:03 AM.
Neifirst
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(02-16-2012, 10:08 AM)
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I'm a plus member, and when I turned on my system, 4.11 was already downloaded and installed. Last night, I queued up Battle Fantasia, Far Cry 2, Mass Effect 3, and Binary Domain, for download, and I noticed that they were not only downloaded, but also installed. Didn't you used to have to separately install the little bubbles after downloading? Maybe that's the change. I got Simpsons Arcade last week, but I honestly don't remember if I had to go through that extra step or not.
Audioboxer
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(02-16-2012, 10:09 AM)
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I enjoy the placebo effect of a new firmware. <3 updating devices.
jimi_dini
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(02-16-2012, 10:11 AM)
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preorder cancelled.
Seraphis Cain
bad gameplay lol
(02-16-2012, 10:15 AM)
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Originally Posted by Neifirst

I'm a plus member, and when I turned on my system, 4.11 was already downloaded and installed. Last night, I queued up Battle Fantasia, Far Cry 2, Mass Effect 3, and Binary Domain, for download, and I noticed that they were not only downloaded, but also installed. Didn't you used to have to separately install the little bubbles after downloading? Maybe that's the change. I got Simpsons Arcade last week, but I honestly don't remember if I had to go through that extra step or not.

If you leave it on the download screen in the PS Store, games will auto-install. If you exit back to the XMB while downloading, they won't.
Zzoram
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(02-16-2012, 10:31 AM)
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What's the point of an optional update if you don't provide patch notes? How are people supposed to know what they are opting in or out of?
panty
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(02-16-2012, 10:35 AM)
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I don't get you people not updating your PS3. You disgust me.
Callibretto
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(02-16-2012, 11:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Optional in US and Canada. Mandatory elsewhere it seems.

Determined by region ip? Because I have US account and still have to update. I do live in Asia
Kerrby
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(02-16-2012, 11:19 AM)
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From Australia, wouldn't let me sign into PSN without downloading the update.

Dumb, update does nothing. Should be optional for all regions.
elektrixx
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(02-16-2012, 11:47 AM)
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It's free DLC!

I love updating stuff. Steam, Windows, whatever man. It's all great.
Combichristoffersen
Combovers don't work when there is no hair
(02-16-2012, 11:48 AM)
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Now they're even giving Europe the shaft for FW updates

Edit: It's mandatory in Europe? OK then.
deim0s
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(02-16-2012, 11:48 AM)
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Optional my ass... It prompted me on the get go.

If they only list what gets fixed or changed...
Jigsaw
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(02-16-2012, 11:51 AM)

Originally Posted by NateDrake

Optional in US and Canada. Mandatory elsewhere it seems.

if i had to take a wild guess i would say it has to do with the ps2 emulator for psn
Erasus
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(02-16-2012, 12:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Audίoboxer

I enjoy the placebo effect of a new firmware. <3 updating devices.

Same, but I also would like a list of what was improved...
No_Style
Doesn't want to make an
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(02-16-2012, 12:27 PM)
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Any link for this yet?

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