Sony’s PlayStation 3 firmware upgrade for 3D Blu-ray arrives in September

By July 12, 2010Newswires

Sony’s PlayStation 3 firmware upgrade for 3D Blu-ray arrives in September

By David Katzmeier

People who bought the Sony PlayStation 3 for its built-in Blu-ray player may have another reason to feel good about themselves. Sony has confirmed that in September the multitalented game console will receive a firmware update that allows it to play 3D Blu-ray discs.

“In September this year, we’re launching another Firmware upgrade–and this one is going to upgrade the PS3 to support Blu-ray movies in 3D,” said Mick Hocking, senior director of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, at a press event in London late last week. He also mentioned future upgrades to support 3D photos and 3D YouTube videos. The console’s update for 3D gaming came worldwide in June.

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