Playstation 3 Firmware 4.20 releases tomorrow

Sony Playstation 3 News

Sony has announced that Firmware update 4.20 for the PlayStation 3 will be going live on June 26th.

The update will include the following:

When the wireless stereo headset (CECHYA-0080) is connected, you can now adjust the sidetone level for microphone audio. Select [Sidetone] under (Settings) > (Accessory Settings) > [Audio Device Settings].

For those of you who use the Wireless Stereo Headset to watch Blu-ray or DVD movies on your PS3, this system software update will also enable virtual surround sound functionality, giving you a superior audio experience.

–Off: Disable microphone audio from the headset
–1-5: Enable microphone audio from the headset

– You can now set the amount of time until the system automatically turns off. Under (Settings) > (Power Save Settings) > [System Auto-Off] you will be able amend the time for [Video/TV/Music/Photo] and for [Game/Other Features]:
Video/TV/Music/Photo – After 1 Hour, After 2 Hours, After 3 Hours, After 4 Hours, After 5 Hours, Off
Game/Other Features – After 1 Hour, After 2 Hours, After 3 Hours, After 4 Hours, After 5 Hours, Off
–o If you enabled [System Auto-Off] in system software prior to version 4.20, the selected time will be set for both [Video/TV/Music/Photo] and [Game/Other Features].
–o The default settings are [After 4 Hours] for [Video/TV/Music/Photo] and [After 1 Hour] for [Game/Other Features].

– Under (Games) > (Saved Data Utility (PS3™), you can now select multiple saved data items, and then either delete or copy them as a group.
–You cannot use [Copy Multiple] to select data that is copy-protected.
–Some saved data cannot be copied.
–The upper right corner of the screen displays:
the number of saved data items that are selected
the total number of saved data items
the total file size of the saved data items that are selected

What do you think about the features that Firmware 4.20 will implement?

Playing games since the 16 bit era. Playing games for 20+ years. Evan Brander-Jones the one handed nightmare not only plays games from the Super Famicom all the way to the Playstation 3 like there is no tomorrow. Loves Japanese culture, pro wrestling, MMA, and Metal. Evan also knows the history of the game industry, Pro Wrestling industry, the Metal genre and it's many sub genres. D&D, and Fallout PNP player. Horror Film Enthusiast, and lover of MTG, Table Top and Board games.
  • Dresden

    Just what I love, more updates that do absolutely nothing to make the system better in any way. I love having to sit and update before playing a game, just love it!

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