Update features (ver 3.40)

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Find out what features are contained in PSP system software version 3.40.

An update to the PSP system software was made available on April 19, 2007. With this update, the system software is version 3.40. Features updated in system software update 3.40 include:

Game

  • Support for PlayStation®Network titles has been expanded.
  • Saved data from PlayStation (PS one) format software can now be used on both the PSP system and the PS3 system.
  • [Certificate Utility] was deleted.
    Information that was displayed in [Certificate Utility] can be checked by the following method: select the icon of the game you want to display information for, press the TRIANGLE button, and then select [Information] from the options menu.

Using saved data from PlayStation® format software* on both a PSP system and a PS3 system

Saved data from PlayStation format software can now be used on both the PSP system and the PS3 system. By copying saved data from a PSP system's Memory Stick Duo to a PS3 system, you can do the following:

  • By copying saved data that was created on a PS3 system to a PSP system, you can continue playing the game from where you left off when away from home.¹
  • By copying saved data that was created on a PSP system to a PS3 system, you can continue playing the game from where you left off when at home.¹
  • You can copy saved data that was created on a PlayStation, PS one, or PlayStation 2 system to the PSP system and use the saved data on the PSP system.²

¹ Requires PlayStation format software that is compatible with both the PSP system and the PS3 system.*
² Copy the saved data to the PS3 system's Hard Disk Drive (HDD) using a Memory Card Adaptor (sold separately), and then copy the saved data to the PSP system. PlayStation format software that is compatible with the PSP system is required to use the saved data on the PSP system.

* PlayStation format software compatible with this feature is scheduled to be made available soon. Check PlayStation®Store for details.

Copying saved data from a PSP system to a PS3 system

  1. Connect the PSP system to the PS3 system using a USB cable.You must have a Memory Stick Duo inserted into the PSP system.
  2. From the PSP system's Home Menu, select [USB Connection] under [Settings].
  3. From the PS3 system's Home Menu, select [Memory Card Utility (PS / PS2)] under [Game].
  4. Select [PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable)].
  5. Select the icon of the saved data to be copied from the [Internal Memory Card (PS)] where the data is saved, and then press the TRIANGLE button. The saved data is displayed in [Internal Memory Card (PS)] on the PS3 system. Multiple [Internal Memory Card (PS)] icons will be displayed per game.
  6. Select [Copy]. Select the save destination.

Copying saved data from a PS3 system to a PSP system

  1. Connect the PSP system to the PS3 system using a USB cable. You must have a Memory Stick Duo inserted into the PSP system.
  2. From the PSP system's Home Menu, select [USB Connection] under [Settings].
  3. From the PS3 system's Home Menu, select [Memory Card Utility (PS / PS2)] under [Game].
  4. Select the icon of the saved data to be copied from the [Internal Memory Card (PS)] where the data is saved, and then press the TRIANGLE button.
  5. Select [Copy]. Specify [PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable)] as the save destination. To enable the saved data to be used on a PSP system, you must convert the data format. If a confirmation screen is displayed, select [Yes] to proceed.
  6. Select the save destination for the saved data. Multiple [Internal Memory Card (PS)] icons will be displayed per game. Select any of these as the save destination.

If you insert a Memory Stick Duo into the PS3 system's Memory Stick Duo slot or use a USB adaptor (sold separately), the saved data will not be recognised. You must connect the PSP system and the PS3 system using a USB cable.

Saved data from PlayStation format software

To use saved data created using system software version 3.30 or earlier with system software 3.40 or later, or to use the saved data on a PS3 system, you must convert the data format. If there is saved data that must be converted, a confirmation screen will be displayed when the game commences. Select [Yes] to proceed.

Saved data that has been converted will no longer be recognised on PSP systems running system software version 3.30 or earlier.

Note:

  • This system software update includes all features contained in previous versions.
  • The new system software will preserve any settings previously made to the PSP (such as the Parental Control level).
  • Depending on the software title, you may not be able to play without first updating the PSP system software.
  • Do not perform updates using any data other than the official update data provided by Sony Computer Entertainment over a network or on disc media, and do not perform updates by methods other than those described in the product documentation or in this site. If an update is performed using data from another source, by another method, or with a PSP system that has been altered or modified in any way, the PSP system may not operate properly and may not be able to install the official update data. Any of these actions may void the PSP system warranty and affect your ability to obtain warranty services and repair services from Sony Computer Entertainment.

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