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Sony reveals Firmware 2.00 details

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on 7 November 2007

Sony has unveiled full details on the company’s upcoming PlayStation 3 Firmware update, Firmware 2.00.

Available Thursday, the update will allow PS3 owners to remotely turn on or off their console by using the PSP, in addition to enhancing user customisation for the system.

Gamers will now be able to create personalised photo and music playlists, as well as customize the Cross Media Bar (XMB) menu by applying custom themes or adjusting the setting.

Furthermore, the update will also introduce an information board to the XMB to channel all the latest PlayStation-related news to users, as well as offering a new PlayStation Network category and logo to facilitate navigation. A security system, Trend Micro Web Security, will also be made available.