PS3 System Update 1.80 Released

Today, Sony has treated PS3 owners with yet another firmware update, bringing the console up to software version 1.80. Many significant additions come with the new system update, including full HD resolution upscaling for PlayStation, PS2 and DVD format software (at long last!), the ability to copy saved PS1 and PS2 game data to a memory card, support for connecting USB printers, Internet remote play for use outside the home, added DLNA Media Server functionality for displaying images and playing music and video files that are stored on a PC or DVR (digital video recorder) over a network, and various other new system settings and enhancements. Sony’s PS3 update page has all the details.

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