What’s new in Sony PS3 Firmware (v2.70) Update ?

Sony PS3 Sony recently announced that they will be releasing a new firmware update (v2.70) for their gaming console PlayStation 3 (PS3).

Hi everyone, we’re adding some great new features with the next PS3 firmware update (v2.70) that will continue to enhance your connected experience on the PS3.

New Features Introduced in Firmware v2.70

New Text Chat feature that enables you to communicate online with your PlayStation Network friends. Now, you’ll be able to chat with up to 15 online friends using the Wireless Keypad, on-screen keyboard, or other compatible keyboard peripherals.

Friends list on the XMB (XrossMediaBar)

    • Sort your friends via their online status.
    • Attach larger files to the messages you send to your friends (file size will increase from 1MB to 3MB)

Video delivery service on PlayStation Store

    • Video files you’ve purchased from the PlayStation Store can be backed up to an external storage device and then restored to PS3’s internal hard drive for playback – so you can clear up space on your hard drive and then restore the video anytime in the future.
    • Videos you’ve purchased for PSP (PlayStation Portable) system can now be transferred to PS3 for playback.

The 2.70 update will be released soon.  PS3 Firmware (v2.70) Update


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