In the past 30 days or so, we have seen the release of three PSP Firmware updates, and now the fourth, Firmware 3.03 has been released by Sony fixing a minor issue.. While the only major software update was Firmware 3.00, Sony has release three minor updates dealing with issues regarding the PlayStation Store and PS3 connectivity. Firmware 3.03 doesn’t add anything new to the PSP list of features, however, it does extends the number of playable PlayStation 1 titles. Unfortunately, if you don’t own a PS3 or happen to live in Europe (where PS3 is currently unavailable) this update isn’t much use.
The new titles will be available to download from December 21st in Japan. Here is a list of what’s new:
- Taiyo no Shippo
- Dino Crisis
- Global Force
- Gekisou Tomaranna
- Maru Oukoku no Ningyou Hime
- The Convenie Ano Machi wo Dokusen se yo
- Mr. Driller
There has been no mention of these titles being released in other territories as if yet. Note that Firmware 3.03 is not homebrew-friendly and upgrading will mean you will loose the ability to run unsigned code. In addition, Firmware 3.03 is not devhook compatible just yet. As usual, for those of you who would like to upgrade the update is available via the Network Update feature from the PSP’s Settings menu. For owners of a Japanese PSP (PSP-1000 series), the download is also available on the regional website has been updated with the download link.
[Via: PlayStation Japan]