Vita firmware update 2.05 inbound today

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107 Responses

  1. Andalia says:

    Let’s keep the hunt for the rabbit going.

  2. Lai says:

    :'( no more PSN for me /sobs

  3. hgoel0974 says:

    Does this patch the kexploit though? Is the update out?

  4. rafael707 says:

    jd, the update also includes better html5 and javascript support, browser multi tasking, etc… according to psvitahub.com

  5. musashiro says:

    Oh ***!!!

    i still have trophies to accomplish on AC3:L

    f*cking multiplayer.. cant get max level!!!

  6. wartaf says:

    no additional features on this update?

    • Yes says:

      Not that we know of. Sometimes the firmware updates have small features/improvements that arent mentioned. I dont really expect it to happen with firmware 2.05, but i guess that it is not impossible.

  7. mat says:

    So close to finishing ragnarok odyssey, Damn you sony.

  8. Yes says:

    I’m updating :) The previous “useless updates” (as someone call it) have not been useless to me. I’ve had some freezes earlier and this seems to have improved over time for me as firmwares have been updated.

  9. RiotDX says:

    Finally! I missed UNO when it was still up on PSN and I’ve been kicking myself ever since. Hopefully this means another kernel exploit will come soon with a different game.

  10. KingBlade300 says:

    this is good, nice update, psn access is better than any ecfw :D

  11. RzmmDX says:

    NO… I WANT MY FREE PSM GAMES.

  12. Mr. MaGoo says:

    This could be positive like some of the other released ofw where they place uno back on the psn. If u have 2 vitas and missed tbe exploit, u could update one of them, download it on one card and swap it to the 2.02 vita and back it up via open cma. U have eCFW now :-)

    • wololo says:

      That’s actualy a quite clever trick

      • makak1984 says:

        Only if the they release same Uno like was before on PSN.

      • traveller says:

        Don’t think it works. A least it did not when I tried to transfer UNO to a 1.81 PSV (I moved the backed up file data from OpenCMA 5 to 4.5 on a different PC). It copies the file and acts like it might work, but then at the end you get an error code on the PSV.

  13. datright says:

    And that’s why I have 2 vita’s.

  14. kuagelo says:

    (sorry for double posting! I thought the 1st one didn’t go through. >_<)

  15. AyeGuy says:

    How do i get a coustom picture?

  16. Qraze says:

    wait, all these features were 2.00 features and so, none are new.

    i can’t seem to find where anyone would assume a new update is coming based on one page that only says 2.02

    please, post the link to the real fw details or quit posting this useless nonsense.

  17. don17sch says:

    so long psn for me

  18. ssJon says:

    I’m new at this and this is probably a stupid question, but if i stay on the lower firmware with the uno exploit, would it block me from transfering vita purchases made on ps3 to vita?

  19. VivaLaVita says:

    I hope I can snag the new free psm game (tomorrows game I mean) before the update is out. It might already be out, haven’t checked yet. I’m definitely keeping the k exploit cause I am getting a 16gb card soon and I will have a lot more storage.

  20. BrooksBlood says:

    This may sound crazy, but what if sony purposely did this to have the new VHBL game name released and kill 2 birds with one stone (uno and new VHBL) on the next FW update? Just a theory

  21. RodPin says:

    Last chance to sync your trophies!

  22. Almax says:

    Hey new free game on the PSN! its a new playstation mobile game, its called Beats Slider! find it under the puzzle filter!

    • makak1984 says:

      Good to know only if PSM is avaliable on your country… On my not :/

      • Lai says:

        thanks for the info.. i got it now.. too bad these psm games are good if u turn your wifi on and not in airplane mode.. >.> sony is pretty fishy on these games.. (they want you to update if the new update is gonna come)

  23. TelgarDrakore says:

    There is actually till psn access for those that want to download apps or games. All you have to do is plug in your vita to a computer with open cma and wait for the vita to let you transfer, then unplug the vita from your pc and without touching anything on the vita plug it into a ps3. The Vita will give and error, then let you through to transfer with the ps3. Internet connection required bypassed. (Works on 1.81 MBA exploit and lets me purchase and use jetpack, a free app on psn)

  24. eighthdayregret says:

    So far, the new update isn’t mandatory. I logged into PSN to get the new free game, and it didn’t even mention updating.

  25. WolfRamiO says:

    now is show 2.02 lOl

  26. go1den3ye says:

    I’m still on 1.52 or something, haven’t had access to psn in a while.

  27. $ONYisNotYourFriend says:

    How are we suppose to play the latest games if Sony keeps $crewing us over? The new games require the newest firmware don’t they?

    • Corey96 says:

      Yeah… But that’s kind of what they’re trying to acheive. They want to make you see a need to update, whether it’s for new games or PSN access.

      They don’t want us using exploits, so of course they’re going to keep “$crewing us over”.

  28. Corey96 says:

    Not really a big deal to me… My PSN got banned thanks to using it on my 4.30 Rogero CFW PS3… well, the one I’m currently using, not that I’ve bought any games besides the exploited ones through it, but I’m not swapping until the next kernel exploit release, so probably not for a while. It’s kind of funny, they didn’t send me an email telling me to remove unofficial stuff or be banned, and they haven’t sent me an email saying that I was banned.

    Anyway, the cat and mouse game continues… XD

    • WolfRamiO says:

      why they have to sen you a notification about that? isn´t in the TOS that the use an unofficial software on your playstation if not allowed?

  29. Unmolested Ex-Catholic says:

    WOW I just updated and my UNO/VHBL still works. ^_^
    How is that even possible? MAYBE Sony isn’t blocking it this time.

    Don’t say I’m trolling because I’m not. Only stupid people like Wololo will say that. Go see for yourself..

  30. tonyxct says:

    In europe still not inbound, it can allows to download new PSMobile game, beats slider.

  31. quetz says:

    I HATE YOU SONY

  32. psVitovic says:

    it shows 2.02 on both us and eu(it) sites

  33. hacker says:

    this was the worst

  34. pol says:

    maybe the new fw update will include flash for browser i hope so..

  35. Ant1206 says:

    Is it not possible to download Uno onto the PS3 and transer Uno to the Vita without updating?

  36. azio says:

    html 5 and java support ? its mean can we watch the
    videos on web?

  37. Polsky says:

    Main features in system software update version 2.02
    PlayStation®Network
    PlayStation®Plus is now supported. > See details
    (near)
    “near” has been redesigned to improve its usability.
    (Browser)
    The display speed of Web pages has been improved.
    You can now use a pointer to open links. > See details
    Support for HTML5 and JavaScript has been enhanced.
    (Content Manager)
    Usability has been improved.
    You can now transfer data by connecting to a computer using Wi-Fi on the PS Vita system. > See details
    You can now copy an entire folder of photos and video to your PS Vita system from your PS3™ system or your computer. > See details
    (Maps)
    You can now display weather information on the map for areas where it is available. > See details
    (Email)
    (Email) application has been added. You can start the application from the home screen. > See details
    (Settings)
    You can now set how you will be notified separately for each application and feature. > See details
    The number of applications you can control using the buttons on the PS Vita system has been increased. > See details
    Other new or revised features in version 2.02
    Games
    [Assign Touchscreen] and [Assign Rear Touch Pad] have been added as features to [Controller Settings] in the PlayStation® format software menu.
    [Custom] has been added as an option under [Other Settings] > [Screen Mode] in the PlayStation® format software menu.
    You can now delete screenshots or songs created in PSP™Game software.> See details
    (Friends)
    You can now display activities on the LiveArea™ screen for Friends.
    The LiveArea™ screen is displayed by flicking the screen up to let you communicate in real time with your friends.
    You can now write a comment to send with a friend request.> See details
    You can now report an inappropriate message when you receive one with a friend request. Tap (Options) > [Submit Grief Report] on the profile screen to report.
    (Group Messaging)
    More varieties of file formats (TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG and MPO) are now supported as attachments to messages.
    (Trophies)
    When trophy information is automatically synchronized with PlayStation®Network servers, it is now synchronized in the background. You can perform other operations during the synchronization.
    (Browser)
    You can now tweet the currently displayed page. > See details
    You can now open the browser without pausing playing a game.
    (Videos)
    You can now play a video with 1080 resolution.
    You can now play the video in slow motion.
    You can now skip chapters.
    Closed caption is now supported.
    (Settings)
    [Disconnect Wi-Fi Connection Automatically] has been added as a feature under [Network] > [Wi-Fi Settings].
    [Avatar], [Panel], [Online ID], [About Me] and [My Languages] under [PlayStation®Network] > [Account Information] have been moved to the newly added category [Profile].
    [Twitter] has been added as a feature under [PlayStation®Network].
    Turkish has been added as an option under [Language] > [System Language] and [Language] > [Input Languages] > [Keyboards / Add Terms].
    [PlayStation®Mobile] has been added as a feature under [System].
    Other
    New in 2.02

    System software stability during use of some features has been improved.
    New in 2.01

    An issue in a feature to connect to the Internet automatically and save data has been observed in the “Online Game Save” service for PlayStation®Plus members. This version of the system software addresses this issue.
    System software stability during use of some features has been improved.
    New for 2.00

    Screenshots are now saved in the background. You can perform other operations while saving the screenshot.
    In the lists under (Music) and (Videos), you can now scroll and display truncated title names to view the whole text. > See details

    For details about these and other features, refer to the PS Vita system user’s guide.

  38. Polsky says:

    ops i just saw thats is 2.02 forget about it sorry

  39. huz says:

    uno 2.02 ARK eCFW
    THAT PSPFILER can change REST
    NPEH00020DATA00″2″ multimenu
    NPEH00020DATA00 YMENU ARK TN-C PS1 WORK & CWCHEAT WON’T.
    I HAVE PSPGO CHEAT GTA LCS & GTA VCS WORK!.

    “NETFRONT INTERNERT MOD V6″ MP4,HBL EMULATOR ROMS ZIP DOWNLOAD WORK!

    PS VITA ISSUE SIGN IN WITH USB TO PC.
    WHO PEOPLE don’t recommend DO NOT UPDATE 2.05

  40. tonyneyer says:

    psn still online in us no required update yet hurry and download your games before its too late!

  41. vextype-0 says:

    finel fantasy type-0 crisis core finel fantasy qheens blade kingdom hearts bbs patapon 3 mhp3 peace walker metal gear acid 2 well later psn

  42. Voltrom says:

    Okay so Wololo it is confirmed that 2.05 does not prevent the UNO exploit from executing?

    • wololo says:

      I didn’t get any confirmation of anything yet, I am still confused as to the update even being out or not at this point

  43. Voltrom says:

    Meh, I see. I have to drive a block or two away from my house to get wifi to transfer my files (CMA on Mac) hopefully I’m not forced to update to use CMA. I’m hoping someone released an open CMA for Mac OSX. Isn’t there a way I can modify the XML file or something along those sorts to go use CMA without going online… People on here taking about how UNO still executes with 2.05 but troll is troll and I dunno. I’m going to give ARK eCFW a try tonight.

  44. eighthdayregret says:

    Update is live in the US and forced as of 8:28 pm MST

  45. DeadPixel99 says:

    I CAN CONFIRM THAT THE UPDATE IS LIVE RIGHT NOW!

    11:04PM USA MICHIGAN

    Tried to go onto psn and it asked to update, i did not as im sure it kills the uno, let me know if it still works after updating who ever braves the update.

  46. psvita-freak says:

    Well… that means that i’ve got to wait… :\ Hope there will be an full CWF for the vita this time… :)

  47. vagner says:

    quandosai esse expolit alguem sabe 2.5

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