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PS3 Firmware 3.40 Hidden Features Revealed

June 29, 2010 Written by Zak Islam

With a slew of – and may I say awesome – features which have been included in the latest PlayStation 3 firmware, version 3.40, could there be any more features which Sony didn’t really reveal? As with every firmware update: of course there is.

In addition to Sony’s PlayStation Network premium service, PlayStation Plus, as well as a video editor/uploader, more Facebook support and an enhanced Photo Gallery, the following is also included within firmware 3.40, courtesy of TSA:

  • Your Friends List will now show Trophy levels as you hover over them.
  • The colors of your Friend’s boxes faded in, rather than ‘jumping’ from the normal grey.
  • There’s an option to calibrate the sensors in PlayStation Move controllers.
  • Deep Color Output has been added for TV sets that support the feature over HDMI.
  • The Video Editor cannot be used on videos installed on the hard drive before Firmware 3.40.
  • A few PlayStation Plus items have appeared in the menus, such as Automatic Downloading.

Will you be purchasing the hugely enticing PlayStation Plus service, and how happy are you with this appealing firmware update? Let us know via the comments section below.

For the full list of features for firmware 3.40, click here.