If I go and buy a new PS3 Slim what firmware will it have?

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  1. OMGCracka
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    OMGCracka Newbie

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    Thinking about buying a system purchased yesterday off Craigs List and was wondering what firmware it is likely to have? Thanks!
     
  2. ddetkowski

    ddetkowski GBAtemp Maniac

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    ask the seller....buyer beware.....

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    ask the seller....buyer beware.....
     
  3. Twilight Loz

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    most likely to be 3.56 or 3.6x
     
  4. dsrules

    dsrules GBAtemp Psycho!

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    non bundle 160gb should be 3.40
     
  5. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Original Move bundle is 3.40 and they are still around.
     
  6. xmbri

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    if you ever have it wired in or go wireless, it will ask you to update the firmware to 3.61, which will kill all mods on there.
     
  7. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    I've heard rumours about 3.61 being a forced update, but since you just said "ask"... sounds like it's not going to force it yet.

    As for what firmware it'll come with, there have been reports of 3.56 or higher PS3s on sale for months. Older stock may still be lingering, but as ddet pointed out: buyer beware. The longer you wait, the more likely the older stock will be gone and only newer stock will exist. At this point, it's probably a fair guesstimate that 70% of PS3s on the shelves will have 3.56 or above.
     
  8. rdsport323

    rdsport323 Newbie

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    I bought two brand new 160gb Slims from two seperate Targets three days ago, and one came with 3.41 and the other came with 3.5
     
  9. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    One of my roommates finally broke down and bought himself a PS3 CoD:BlOps bundle, and it came with 3.50 installed... I had half a mind to help him jailbreak it already [​IMG]
     
  10. Perseid

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    I got a Black Ops bundle and it had 3.50 as well. Already hacked it. lol
     
  11. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    Rumors shmumors, they can't ever "force" an update, all they can do is refuse to let you use certain stuff requiring that firmware until you decide to allow the update.
     
  12. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Just bought a new 160 GB PS3 and it was on 3.59 when booted IIRC. I'll check tomorrow, going to sleep in a few minutes :3


    -Qtis
     
  13. Nobunaga

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    3.59?
    I don't think this FW even exists.
     
  14. Joe88

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    maybe meant 3.50?
     
  15. Nicole Luyben

    Nicole Luyben Advanced Member

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    3.59 ? do we have this firmware haha ...
     
  16. Nobunaga

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    lol nope i think he means 3.50 or 3.60 we will see lol
     
  17. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

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    Just bought a ps3 from walfart

    [​IMG] 3.60

    Got my money back, I'll try again tomorrow. [​IMG]

    Edit: Uncharted 2 Black Friday Bundle!
    3.41--Great Success! [​IMG]