2.70 Japanese System Software Update Details

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has announced the version 2.70 system software update for Japanese PSP (Model PSP-1000). This update is slated for 14:00, April 25, GMT+9:00 (1:00AM, April 25, EDT). Here are the details of this update:

  
[Network]

  • [Internet Browser] now supports Macromedia Flash contents playback.
    *You need to enable the Flash contents playback in the [System Settings].
    *The version of the flash player is Macromedia Flash Player 6 (a part of the functions is not supported).
  • The settings of the [Internet Browser] is added into [Settings] -> [Connection Settings]
  • The audio contents from channels in the [RSS Channel] section now can be saved into your memory stick.
  • [Auto] option added to [Rate Change] in [Location Free Player].
    *More about the Location Free base station can be found [here].

 
[Music]

  • Added file extension to playable AAC format.

 
[Settings]

  • Added [Enable Flash Player] in [System Settings].
    *To change this option, you need to connect to the internet.
  • “Simplified Chinese” and “Traditional Chinese” added to [System Settings] -> [System Language].
  • Added [RSS Channel Settings].
  • Added [UMD Video L & R Button] into [Video Settings].

[Others]

  • Fixed some issues when using a memory stick with more than 2GB free space.
    *This problem has not happened among the memory sticks sold in Japan until April 24.

So, there you got it. And please note that the old warning is still there:

“CAUTION: This update is only for customers who obtained PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) for Japan (PSP-1000 series). Upon completion of preparing, we will announce update information for the other countries/areas customers via SCE Group Web Site or other channels . For these customers who obtained PSP® in the other countries/areas, please DO NOT update PSP® through this web site. There are no guarantee of proper operation of the other PSP®.”

You won’t void your warranty, but it’s not cool to do so in Sony’s opinion. 😉

Thanks for the email heads-up, Kynadr!

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has announced the version 2.70 system software update for Japanese PSP (Model PSP-1000). This update is slated for 14:00, April 25, GMT+9:00 (1:00AM, April 25, EDT). Here are the details of this update:

  
[Network]

  • [Internet Browser] now supports Macromedia Flash contents playback.
    *You need to enable the Flash contents playback in the [System Settings].
    *The version of the flash player is Macromedia Flash Player 6 (a part of the functions is not supported).
  • The settings of the [Internet Browser] is added into [Settings] -> [Connection Settings]
  • The audio contents from channels in the [RSS Channel] section now can be saved into your memory stick.
  • [Auto] option added to [Rate Change] in [Location Free Player].
    *More about the Location Free base station can be found [here].

 
[Music]

  • Added file extension to playable AAC format.

 
[Settings]

  • Added [Enable Flash Player] in [System Settings].
    *To change this option, you need to connect to the internet.
  • “Simplified Chinese” and “Traditional Chinese” added to [System Settings] -> [System Language].
  • Added [RSS Channel Settings].
  • Added [UMD Video L & R Button] into [Video Settings].

[Others]

  • Fixed some issues when using a memory stick with more than 2GB free space.
    *This problem has not happened among the memory sticks sold in Japan until April 24.

So, there you got it. And please note that the old warning is still there:

“CAUTION: This update is only for customers who obtained PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) for Japan (PSP-1000 series). Upon completion of preparing, we will announce update information for the other countries/areas customers via SCE Group Web Site or other channels . For these customers who obtained PSP® in the other countries/areas, please DO NOT update PSP® through this web site. There are no guarantee of proper operation of the other PSP®.”

You won’t void your warranty, but it’s not cool to do so in Sony’s opinion. 😉

Thanks for the email heads-up, Kynadr!

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