Sony released a new software update for the PlayStation 3, firmware update 3.40 brings a wide variety of features to the console including:
- PlayStation Plus on PlayStation Network provides you with new options to expand and enhance your gaming experience and enable you to gain an exclusive set of features and content
- Photo Gallery. A new network based photo sharing feature allows you to upload, browse and comment on photos on Facebook and Picasa Web Album. You can also opt to share your photos between your PlayStation Network friends as well as print photos from Photo Gallery
- Video Editor & Uploader is a new function found on XrossMediaBar (XMB), which enables you to edit, save and upload video files stored on PS3 system to sites such as Facebook or YouTube
- Five Star Rating Support let users rate PlayStation Store content they've purchased with one to five star ratings
- Power Save Settings. default setting for PS3 System Auto-Off will be set at 2 hours, providing you with additional power save options and further improving power save features on PS3 system.
- Also, a separate, new PlayStation Network application on Facebook.com will be made available.