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#961 Nogib

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 03:14 AM

4.25 is out.
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#962 slowdive21

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:05 PM

4.25 sucks, it only helps ps+ users. Why should I have to update my 14.4 modem to get the updates? Sorry channeled IATCG for a second there. ;)

#963 Nogib

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 04:06 PM

And 4.30 out now.
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#964 eLefAdEr

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 06:42 PM

Stanford's Folding@Home research program now removed (completed?). Same with the Life with Playstation application.

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#965 Nogib

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 06:26 AM

Minor 4.31 update available (not required).
http://community.us....31/m-p/38668061
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#966 Paco

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

you know without cheapest this topic sucks ass now.
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#967 slowdive21

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 01:23 AM

^^I agree.

#968 Wolfkin

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:10 AM

too many stopped believing in cheapest? do we need to clap our hands?

Not everyone needs to look like a 16 year old girl cosplaying a 16 year old boy, every-Japanese-artist-ever.

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#969 Paco

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:10 PM

Without cheapest gamer complaining, I pray for this topic. Thine time is almost at an end. You have been a good topic, but without your number one supporter, this topic is now left to die. Unless someone else becomes the new cheapest.
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#970 Nogib

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 05:37 PM

4.40
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#971 lmz00

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 07:40 PM

Did he get banned?


#972 mguiddy

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 07:50 PM

Yep.
CAG just isn't the same.

<cheapest>
As someone who doesn't need card reader support, I feel offended that I'm forced to download this update just to play online.
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#973 lmz00

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 08:02 PM

Damn shame. What'd he do?


#974 Paco

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 08:14 PM

4.40


Nobody gives a shit without Cheapest complaining. Everyone elses complaints just pale in comparison.
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#975 Cthulhu8u

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 10:23 PM

Jesus, I missed news of the last two firmware updates until I turned my system on. The Fuck happened to the Early Whining System that filled this thread with complaints about unnecessary features?


This thread needs more Cheapest!

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#976 Blaster man

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 11:02 AM

Wow every time I try to use the PSN store there's a new update to annoy me. First 4.40 then I think I'm in the. Clear and there's a PSN store update!

#977 Chitown021

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 02:08 AM

Wow every time I try to use the PSN store there's a new update to annoy me. First 4.40 then I think I'm in the. Clear and there's a PSN store update!


The 4.40 seems to have made my system run better. Before the update my console seemed to be running sluggish at times. I had a few freeze-ups as well while playing RE 6. I know for sure the Playstation Store update has made a huge difference. Before the update it was always sluggish when searching for games, today after I ran the update the scrolling ran smooth.
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#978 Cthulhu8u

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 02:38 PM

That store update was the biggest waste of time IMO. I feel less interested in randomly browsing for things. The new menu setup is sluggish in comparison to before and everything feels like its nestled far away from everything else: it's just too compartamentalized. Now browsing feels like a chore, so I only go on to do task-specific things.

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#979 guardian_owl

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 03:45 PM

It's been awhile since I entered codes in the PS store on the PS3 (have been using the website) is entering codes all on one line new? Used to be you had to click, enter 4, click, click, enter 4, click, click enter 4, click, click, confirm.

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#980 nbballard

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 04:39 PM

That store update was the biggest waste of time IMO. I feel less interested in randomly browsing for things. The new menu setup is sluggish in comparison to before and everything feels like its nestled far away from everything else: it's just too compartamentalized. Now browsing feels like a chore, so I only go on to do task-specific things.

agreed. It's even difficult to find things that I know i want sometimes. Seems strange to make such a late-in-life change to the store (especially when that content won't translate to the PS4). It is trying to satisfy some of the requests people had from day 1, but in doing so (not really) they broke a system that worked good enough for the last several years. I'd love to see some figures on how much sales dropped off after the change. I think the "Spend $40 get $10" deal right now is probably a good sign that they did.
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#981 Chitown021

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:17 PM

agreed. It's even difficult to find things that I know i want sometimes. Seems strange to make such a late-in-life change to the store (especially when that content won't translate to the PS4). It is trying to satisfy some of the requests people had from day 1, but in doing so (not really) they broke a system that worked good enough for the last several years. I'd love to see some figures on how much sales dropped off after the change. I think the "Spend $40 get $10" deal right now is probably a good sign that they did.


+1.

Under the old system you could easily find all of the new stuff (games, wallpapers, free games, discounted games, etc...) that was updated weekly. Now, unless I know specifically what I want, it's almost impossible to browse under this redesign.

Content not carrying over is my biggest disappointment in the PS4 so far. I'm sure the announcement of a new console always steals at least a little bit of revenue from the current gen. If folks new their games and content would carry over they could continue to spend with confidence on the games and add-ons they really want now.
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#982 CAGkrazy

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:23 PM

I don't use the playstation store in my ps3 anymore coz its too slow. I just use the store over the Internet. It's faster and easier to navigate around. Of course I do have to manually download my purchases in my download list over in my console after

#983 blitz6speed

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:47 PM

I don't use the playstation store in my ps3 anymore coz its too slow. I just use the store over the Internet. It's faster and easier to navigate around. Of course I do have to manually download my purchases in my download list over in my console after


4.40 adds the ability to download to the console when you boot it up, its just not active yet.

Also, the ps3 is going to be selling for another 2-3 years at the least still, so it makes sense to freshen things up for the new owners due soon. PS4 plays 0 ps3 games and ps3 has a strong library of stuff here and in the future.

#984 guardian_owl

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 03:05 AM

One of the main things I miss from the old store is it would tell you if you have downloaded something.

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#985 Blaster man

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 11:05 AM

Add me to those that don't like the PSN store. They need to hire experienced UI designers from the US. When was the last time you used a good PC OS developed in the East? What about a smartphone OS?

#986 nbballard

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 12:45 PM

4.40 adds the ability to download to the console when you boot it up, its just not active yet.

Also, the ps3 is going to be selling for another 2-3 years at the least still, so it makes sense to freshen things up for the new owners due soon. PS4 plays 0 ps3 games and ps3 has a strong library of stuff here and in the future.

I've got my fingers crossed that the unannounced Gaikai functionality includes streaming of PSN content. If they were to come back and say "you can stream all this stuff and it won't take up space on your brand new system." that would be awesome.
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#987 guardian_owl

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Posted 01 October 2013 - 07:33 PM

New one incoming today according to IGN

  • Auto download of system software updates has been expanded to support all PSN users.

  • Auto download support of purchases made on the Web Store will be made available to all PSN users.

  • New options for trophy privacy settings allow users to set which trophies are visible.

  • Data can now be transferred from PS3 to PS Vita using wi-fi and ethernet connection.


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