Sony has just released the latest firmware updates for its two flagship systems and both bring with them a number of useful additions. The PlayStation update’s biggest new features are a new power saving mode, Trophy enhancements, in-game screenshots, improved support for the official Bluetooth Headset and Flash 9 functionality meaning many flash-based video sites should now be functional.


Regarding the PSP, its biggest new feature is the PSP Store, enabling direct access to downloadable content from the handheld device. Sony has also added a full screen keyboard option for text entry and has redesigned the XMB background. Both firmware releases – version 2.5 for the PlayStation 3 and 5.00 for the PSP – are now available on the PlayStation Network.