PlayStation 3 Firmware Update Bricking Consoles

Gamers are reporting that their PS3s are locking up after downloading Sony’s latest system software update. We told you yesterday that the update was designed to improve system stability and add Trophy notification options, but it seems that it’s done anything but. Users have taken to the official PlayStation forums in order to search for some answers. Some have tried to reformat their consoles in order to solve the problem, but this apparently stops the system working at all rather than lock on the flowing ribbon loading screen. Continue reading… ]]> http://feeds.ign.com/~r/ign/all/~3/ROodB3fcgVg/playstation-3-firmware-update-bricking-consoles