- The number of folder levels that you can view under Photo, Music and Video has been increased.
- If you select [Internet Search] from the options menu for a game, you can now perform an Internet search based on the name of that game.
- [Trend Micro™ for PSP™] haｓ been added as an option in the Internet browser.
- [Information Board] has been added as a feature under PlayStation®Network. The Information Board displays news about games and the latest information about PlayStation®Store.
- You can now access PlayStation®Store even if you do not have a PlayStation®Network account.
- An option to sign-in automatically is now available for PlayStation®Store. Set [Sign In Automatically (Auto Sign-In)] on the PlayStation®Store sign-in screen.
- [Download All] has been added as an option for use when multiple items are purchased from PlayStation®Store.
- Less free space is now required on Memory Stick Duo™ media when downloading games from PlayStation®Store. Previously, it was necessary to have free space on the Memory Stick Duo equal to twice the size of the game to be downloaded. With system software version 5.50, you can now download games from PlayStation Store to Memory Stick Duo media if there is free space equal to the size of the content to be downloaded.