PS3 Firmware Update 3.15 Is Up

on December 10, 2009 2:45 AM

The majority of PlayStation fans who read the title are oozing foam out their mouths and probably running to their PlayStation 3’s in some dramatic, frantic movements in order to check out the latest and greatest features that their console will be able to whip out now.

Many have been awaiting for the cross-game voice feature which will allow gamers to talk to one another regardless of what game they’re playing a la Xbox Live. If you think that this update will indeed answer all your prayers regarding some of those constantly requested features, you might as well go back to praying.

The new update, PS3 System Software Update 3.15, allows you to play PSP Minis on your PS3. How the upscaling looks is beyond us, but we’re pretty confident that it isn’t going to look as appealing as anything next-gen-ish. Along with the ability to play your Minis on the PS3, you will now be able to a little something called PS3 Data Transfer. “Bu-but, what’s that do, Yaris?” Well, my bewildered readers, this features allows you to transfer all of your saved data from one PS3 to another. Rather than swapping HDDs, or doing backups and restores from a PC, you will now be able to directly connect two PS3’s via a LAN cable and transfer all your important game saves, games, vidoes, photos, and anything else that you have on your PS3.

Let’s cross our fingers – updates haven’t been too friendly on a lot of PS3’s. To get the latest update, fire up your PS3 and head over to the “System Update” option on the XMB. After that, you should be set to go.

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Born and raised in New York City, Yaris is one of three co-founders at DualShockers. Gaming since the inception of Nintendo in the 80's, he has grown to avidly appreciate games of every genre, maturing his preference specifically now to third-person action games, first-person shooters and JRPGs. He's a software engineer, father and husband during the day, and mildly attempts to hold onto his "hardcore gamer" title during the evenings. An attempt that he tends to fail miserably at.