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Sony cranks out 2.41 firmware update for PS3

Last week, Sony released its 2.40 firmware update for the Playstation 3 to much fanfare from owners. The 2.40 firmware brought a few new features to the table including Trophies and in-game XMB access.

Thing quickly turned sour, however, when a number of people reported random problems with the 2.40 update -- some unlucky people even had their consoles bricked by the update. As the complaints rolled in, Sony sprung into action and took down the update.

"In order to further assess the issue, we have temporarily taken the firmware offline for further testing," said a Sony representative last week about the 2.40 update. "We are working diligently to isolate the problem for those few consumers and to identify a solution before we put the firmware back up."

Sony is now confident that it has ironed out the bugs and this morning released the 2.41 firmware update.

"As many of you know, we released PS3 firmware update v2.40 last week, but had to take it offline temporarily because, for a limited number of users, the XMB wouldn’t display after the update was installed," said Eric Lempel, Sony's PlayStation Network Operations Director. "We’ve been able to fix the problem, and I’m happy to report that firmware update v2.41 will be released shortly. We want to extend our apologies to the PlayStation community for any inconvenience."

It appears that the 2.41 update offers no new features over 2.40 -- it simply addresses the problems that that many users experience last week. However, Lempel made no mention about what's in store for PlayStation 3 owners who had their system bricked by the 2.40 update.

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By excelsium on 7/8/2008 8:35:13 AM , Rating: 3
More pics of model ? :>

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By FITCamaro on 7/8/2008 8:36:55 AM , Rating: 5
What need a bigger one to tape to your hand?

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By afkrotch on 7/8/08, Rating: 0
RE: Model
By afkrotch on 7/8/2008 8:40:07 AM , Rating: 3
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By Digimonkey on 7/8/2008 9:01:00 AM , Rating: 4
Pretty, but needs a sammich.

RE: Model
By StillPimpin on 7/8/08, Rating: 0
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By porkpie on 7/8/2008 4:33:19 PM , Rating: 2
No way. Thin is in.

RE: Model
By robinthakur on 7/8/2008 9:49:40 AM , Rating: 2
Looks like someone's been photoshopped :) Legs like that do not exist in nature...!

RE: Model
By Totally on 7/8/2008 12:39:29 PM , Rating: 2
yes they do, especially when you sit on your ass all day and don't excercise.

RE: Model
By robinthakur on 7/9/2008 9:50:27 AM , Rating: 2
lol no i meant the length of them together with the skinnyness, it looks unrealistic. She's going to have terrible back problems later on with that posture anyway so unrealistic legs are probably the least of her worries...Perhaps she's starving herself with worry over wether Sony's update will brick her PS3.

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