Feb 21, 2012

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PS Vita System Software Update (v.1.61) To Be Released Tonight

PS Vita System Software Update (v.1.61) To Be Released Tonight

Sony is beginning its preparation for the wide release of the Playstation Vita by releasing a System Software Update (v.1.61) for download tonight. The update will include the following features:

  • A new application, (Maps), has been added to the home screen.
  • In addition to photos, you can now take videos using the Photo application.
  • You can now publish stories about the products that you rate in PlayStation Store to Facebook.
  • In near, players’ information is now displayed on the Discoveries screen. On this screen, a list of the online IDs of up to 100 players that you have encountered, and the number of times that you encountered each player, are displayed. Tap an online ID to display that player’s profile screen.
  • The Mac OS version of Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation has been released. The Windows version has also been updated.

If your Playstation Vita is already updated to 1.60, 1.61 will improve certain aspects of the system’s software.

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[Source: Playstation Blog]