Sony Pulls PS3 Firmware Update After Consoles Break Down

July 3, 2008

Sony released the highly-anticipated PS3 firmware 2.40 update on Wednesday, and then pulled it just an hour later after it was revealed that it was breaking consoles...Washington (ChattahBox) – Sony released the highly-anticipated PS3 firmware 2.40 update on Wednesday, and then pulled it just an hour later after it was revealed that it was breaking consoles.

Sony released the PS3 firmware 2.40 update on Wednesday, but was forced to quickly take it down as messages and issues began to pop up all over the internet.

The problems noted by many PS3 users consisted of a variety of things, with the majority of the problems having to do with the PS3 being unable to run games such as Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

Sony has taken the update off of its servers and is still investigating what went wrong. They have not stated how many consoles were hit by the problem.

The PS3 firmware 2.40 update introduced both in-game XMB to the PS3, as well as Trophies.


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