PS3 Firmware 2.10 Released

PS3 Firmware 2.10 Released

Published On December 18, 2007 | By Anthony Barker | News

Santa has come early for PS3 Firmware fans, Sony has today released its 2.10 Firmware update for the console that brings the much needed DivX Support! Features and details can be found below.

Voice Changer

The Voice Changer feature has been added to voice / video chat. Visit the Voice Changer guide in Help & Support under PS3 at eu.playstation.com for more details.

Using this feature, you can change the tone of a voice that is input from an audio device such as a microphone. High and low-pitched tones can each be adjusted to five preset levels. You can vary the tone when using voice / video chat under Friends.

Other new or revised features in version 2.10

Music

You can now select [Type 3] as an option under Settings > [Music Settings] > [Bitmapping]. This bitmapping process was developed specifically for the PS3 system to enhance audio playback.

Video

DivX and VC-1 (WMV) have been added to the types of files that can be played. *
Blu-ray Disc Profile 1.1 is now supported.**
[BD Data Utility] has been added. ***

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– To play VC-1 (WMV) format files, you must go to Settings > [System Settings] and set [Enable WMA Playback].
– Copyright-protected files or files that were encoded by using DivX 3.11 cannot be played. – Files that are 2GB or more cannot be played.
** You may now be able to use several additional features such as playback of two videos at the same time with Profile 1.1-compatible Blu-ray Discs. The available features vary depending on the disc.
*** The management data that is used by the Blu-ray Disc is saved.

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