Leaked!: PS3 2.0.0 firmware update list

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One of the regular posters over at the official PS3 forums has posted this list of the apparently leaked updates list for the PS3 2.0.0 firmware upgrade. The poster has a good reputation for being right on track on other firmware announcements, so we’re tipping our hat to the source on this one.
The PLAYSTATION ®3 system software version 2.00 update includes the following:

  • Users
    • You can now password-protect user accounts.
  • Settings
    • [Dynamic Normalizer] has been added as an option under [Sound Settings].
    • [Energy Saver] has been added as an option.
    • [Equalizer] has been added as a feature under [Music Settings].
    • [Full] has been added as an option for [DVD Wide Display] under [BD / DVD Settings].
    • [Photo Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [PS / PS2 Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [RSS Channel Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [Sample Rate] has been added to [Audio CD Import] under [Music Settings].
    • [Screen Saver] has been expanded under [Display Settings].
    • The method of selecting an output resolution has been changed in [Video Output Settings] under [Display Settings].
    • [Theme Settings] has been added as an option.
    • [Zero Unused Disk Space] has been added as an option under [System Settings] > [Format Utility].
  • Photo
    • Additional slideshow effects have been added.
    • [Photo Effects] have been added as a feature.
    • Wallpaper feature has been added.
    • [Zoom] has been added as a feature.
  • Music
    • Additional visualization effects have been added.
    • CD information can now be entered.
    • Three-speed fast forward and fast reverse has been added as a feature.
  • Video
    • Files can now be played sequentially.
    • Three-speed fast forward and fast reverse has been added as a feature.
    • You can now select [Zoom] under [Screen Mode] when playing video files saved on the hard disk or storage media.*.
      *An appropriate USB adapter (not included) is required to use storage media with some models.
  • Game
    • Support for PLAYSTATION ®3 format software titles has been expanded.
    • XMB (XrossMediaBar) is now accessible during gameplay.
  • Network
    • [RSS Channel] has been added as a feature.
  • Friends
    • You can now have multiple chat sessions.
    • You can now select an image to use as your Avatar from [Photo].
  • Other
    • Date and Time is now shown when the PS button is pressed.
    • File sorting has been changed.
    • [Help] has been added as a feature.
    • Playability status with the PS3 system has changed for some PlayStation ® and PlayStation ®2 format titles.
      To check on the latest status, visit the search site for compatible titles.
    • [Secure Delete] has been added as an option.
    • Some PLAYSTATION ®Network features have been revised.

    Andrew Dobrow

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    2 comments

    1. Wow, where did you get your information from?

      Can’t you hire a fact checker?

    2. Hi “HaHa Stoopid”. Our sources are listed at the end of the post. Under “Possibly related stories”, you will notice, on top of the list, the following title: BREAKING: Sony PS3 Firmaware list is a fake! Click it and you’ll see the light. Truly yours.

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