Firmware 1.90 Released

Firmware 1.90 Released

Published On July 24, 2007 | By Anthony Barker | News

The latest firmware update to make it onto the PlayStation 3 has been released out into the wild good and early, so the next time you fire up your PS3 you will be prompted to download the firmware 1.90 update.

Below is a little recap on what is in today’s firmware update:

• Ability to rearrange games on the XMB
• Option menu now includes “Eject Disc”
• Pressing triangle on the XMB will eject the disc
• Customisable XMB backgrounds from your photo gallery
• Change the folder classification
• Emoticons in messages
• Change CD output to 44.1/88.2/176.4kHz
• Force 24Hz output for Blu-ray over HDMI
• Change PS3 video settings in-game
• “Bit Mapping” in the “Music Setting”
• Save AVCHD type animations from a Memory Stick
• Change settings like upscaling while playing PS and PS2 games
• Add bookmarks
• Web browser security function in the browser’s tool section
• Avatar moves during audio visual chat

We are already playing around with the new wallpaper feature. If you would be interested in a PS3 Monster or Console Monster wallpaper for your PS3 background – leave us a comment below showing us your interest and we may just cook something up for our readers to use in the very near future.

About The Author

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.