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Sony Releases PS3 Firmware 2.0

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced today the availability of the latest version of the PlayStation 3 system software. Version 2.00 features the ability to turn a PS3 system on and off remotely, using a PSP via the Remote Play1 function, allowing for a mobile partnership between the two systems.

Building on the success and potential of the Remote Play functionality, Version 2.00 will cement the partnership between PS3 and PSP and create a global experience. With the ability to turn your PS3 on and off from Wi-fi connection, there is now the opportunity to listen to the music, look at the photos and watch the videos saved on the PS3 Hard Disk Drive, anywhere in the world.

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To further enhance the PS3 offering, Version 2.00 allows for the creation of personalized playlists in both the music and photo sections. This simple to use function gives users an opportunity to create unlimited music playlists for all occasions, as well as sharing favorite photos in high definition.