Sony has today announced that it has released the PS3′s next system software update (v.3.70).
One of the main features of the new update is focused on PlayStation Plus subscribers, with the Automatic Download feature being revamped and renamed the Automatic Update and revamped as a result of the change.
What this means is that a new auto upload function for online save data back-up will be added to make it easier to back-up your game save data. Under (Game), select the game for which you want to automatically upload saved data, and then press the Triangle button.
Even better, Trophies will now sync automatically at the timing of Auto Download.
In addition, a new recommendation function will be added that enables you to share your recommendations for PlayStation Store items, such as games and videos, with PlayStation Network friends. You will be able to send messages with a store link from the product pages within the PlayStation Store.
Updates for everyone include a new category on the XMB called TV/Video Services. This category will include video applications such as BBC iPlayer, Channel 4 Player and LoveFilm Player.
Using this option you’ll be able to find and download all of the video applications available on PS3 directly. You will also be able to find all your downloaded applications in the “My Channels” folder, although any videos downloaded from the PlayStation store will continue to be placed in the existing Video category on the XMB.
Finally there has been two further updates for 3D movies, allowing for 3D support when accessing Java-based special features on Blu-Ray, DTS-HD MA, DTS-HD HR decoding/bit stream output (or lossless audio) while playing Blu-ray 3D movies. and you can now view 3D digital photos in MPO format.
A minor V6.00 update for PSP will also be released soon.