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Updates to PSP System Software, Media Go

Eric Lempel's Avatar + Posted by Eric Lempel on Nov 23, 2010 // VP, Sony Network Entertainment

Hi everyone, the next PSP (PlayStation Portable) system software update (v6.35) is coming soon. This is a minor update that prepares your PSP system for the upcoming launch of “Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity” – a new, cloud-based, digital music service from Sony that will give music lovers access to millions of songs stored and synchronized through the cloud. A new icon for the service will be added to PSP’s XMB (XrossMediaBar) under the “Music” category. You can read more about Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity here, and we’ll report back when a launch date is announced.

In addition, the Media Go application for managing PSP downloadable content on your PC will be updated with enhancements to the user interface and advanced photo editing tools.

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+ NICE_AIM_GRANDMA on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:06 pm said:

About time we get a music service! =)


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+ quiomar01 on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:10 pm said:

Cool!! PS3???


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+ Edd on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:12 pm said:

When is the qriocity music service coming to ps3?


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+ Stoffinator on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:12 pm said:

Why not PS3?


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+ DZORMAGEN on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:15 pm said:

Eric Lampel is such a nice guy! Thank you kind sir! When will we see music videos for PSP and PS3?


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+ andXyetXnotXwant on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:16 pm said:

Can we please get Media Go for Mac users!?!?!?!?!?!?


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+ xaos on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:16 pm said:

Very cool, this is pretty huge; look forward to the rollout. Thanks!


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+ FredNation on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:16 pm said:

Will this be on the PlayStation 3 system, I notice there has not been music application for the PS3, please bring it in for the PS3 also. I think we all would love for that to happen. If not can you give us in detail why? Thanks.

-F&N


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+ rebeljd on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:18 pm said:

This is great news. Glad to hear that the Sony PSP is getting this Qriocity update. More reasons to go portable with your PSP now that there’s a music service to support it on the go.


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+ Myke-Myke on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:23 pm said:

PS3 support? Music and Video please!!!


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+ Frodobald on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:26 pm said:

Still waiting for a Mac version of Media Go.


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+ Warped on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:27 pm said:

Poor Macs lol think there so cool with there pretty Mac colors haha.

Cool might pick up a psp go this weekend…


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+ SephTiger on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:32 pm said:

Seems… interesting. You guys should put video game soundtracks up on Qriocity.


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+ Robbie_G_lrish on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:35 pm said:

Media Go needs Mac support. It’s important to a lot of your consumers.


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+ ProjectInfiniti on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:42 pm said:

Would be nice to allow us to clear our activation slots, especially the video activation when your Customer Service/Repair Center don’t clear it for us!


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+ mang_melvin on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:45 pm said:

Is updating the software is necessary in downloading games and it is okay not to update the media go software


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+ megamixer on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:45 pm said:

Finally, a PSN music store. I sure hope there will be plenty of videogame soundtracks for sale!


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+ Chessy_08 on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:46 pm said:

Looks like every one just really wants this one PS3 lol


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+ ruleterren on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:48 pm said:

Finally. Every media use of the PSP is now usable. The Videos and Games were usable since there were loads of content to buy on the store but there was no music so can’t buy any music until this music store releases…like seriously it’s like they expected us for the past 4 years to get our music illegally since there was no legal to get music from sony themselves directly to our psp like what you can do on the ipod.


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+ Snuter on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:52 pm said:

I know that this has been stated, but please update with Max OSX support as currently, there ‘isn’t’ an app for that :(


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+ twooh on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:53 pm said:

PSP is dead. It’s been dead since the scene left it alone. Maybe Sony should too?


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+ Moonglare on November 23rd, 2010 at 5:54 pm said:

Does anyone knows if this Qrocity feature can be used from anywhere in the world or it is IP Blocked as the Movie session from the PSN Store?


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+ remanutd5 on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:18 pm said:

wow nice , finally a kool application coming to the psp , so when is the psp 2 gonna get announced? btw God of War Ghost of Sparta is my 2010 psp GOTY no doubt ( my favorite psp game of all time ) , oh 1 more thing when are you guys adding Media GO MAC support? and please the psp 2 better have full psn functionalities and Uncharted on launch date , thanks


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+ TarzanSr on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:21 pm said:

1. the PSP is not Dead (twooh).
2. like many people said before PS3 support for the Music service .3. Whoever said video service the PSN has a ton of movies and has a growing number of new ones.
4. Qriocity built into Media Go
5. Media Go for Macs (BOO MACS, but that is a different discussion)
6. Netflix for the PSP would be AMAZING I would mind paying extra for the application but that would be great.


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+ smokey_vols on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:33 pm said:

Hopefully this service can rival iTunes.


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+ remanutd5 on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:34 pm said:

i hope the psp 2 launch with its own app service ( lots of apps )


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+ Kirkpad on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:39 pm said:

@21 Hahaha, the scene left it alone? What about the rampant piracy and infringement they are still doing? You funny, you really funny.


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+ emiru69 on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:44 pm said:

mmm I dont understand this too much but sounds good *_*


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+ NEJI64 on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:51 pm said:

this is what the PS3 need, with a real in game music app.


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+ poweredbyzen on November 23rd, 2010 at 6:57 pm said:

UMD-TO-MEMORY STICK GAME TRANSFER VIA MEDIA GO WOULD BE VERY NICE! HAVEN’T BOUGHT A UMD SINCE PSPgo WAS RELEASED.


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+ Axecution on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:02 pm said:

Mac. Media Go. Mac. OS X. MAC.

Why the hell… k.

Anyway the music thing sounds pretty awesome :D. Im sadly in Canada and have a feeling this wont be coming. But it’s still pretty cool. Streaming music to a PSP Go while connected to the internet through bluetooth on my phone… a canadian can dream lol.

But anyway, seriously. No mac for MediaGo support is stupid.


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+ banditwolf on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:16 pm said:

Quit adding stupid icons on the menus. Also make it so they can be deleted. It just clutters and fills up the menus unless you use it.


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+ twooh on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:21 pm said:

@27

The scene is the same as the pirates. Maybe you should learn to read, before you respond?

The scene made the psp what it is. Before the scene started adding cool features, sony never added anything. They added stuff to encourage people to update and use ofw and not cfw.


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+ twooh on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:22 pm said:

*The scene is NOT the same as the pirates.

Forgot to add “NOT”.


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+ ratwouldbeking on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:27 pm said:

There’s a Playstation Portable now? How quaint.


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+ huntereaston on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:30 pm said:

This may be cool and all, but I think I’m gonna stick with 6.20. I don’t wanna give up my Homebrew apps just yet… Until Sony can release something that I would actually use, like the Support of a higher Flash Player, and more memory for the internet browser. You know why? YOUTUBE! The PSP needs a free app from the play station store that lets you view Youtube videos, if they come out with that, I will TOTALY update and ditch the Homebrew scene (Besides, I’ve still got my Wii for all of that). ;)

HEN is coming, HEN is coming!


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+ ProjectInfiniti on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:35 pm said:

@27 I’m sure he means the scene as in those who created hb which are twice as better than what Sony ever did for the PSP.

Some of the stuff Sony added which were created by the scene devs in the first place still aren’t even as good. Take categorizing for example…

Fail more why don’t you? Lrn2knowdifference.


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+ D-Roca on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:41 pm said:

is this coming for PS3 ?


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+ Dice_for_Death_ on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:45 pm said:

Interesting. Will this service be available to Canadian PSP users, as well?


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+ whitwhit on November 23rd, 2010 at 7:46 pm said:

listen sony this is something that should be on the ps3 and should be in playstation home so with that said make this HAPPEN! like yesterday!


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+ fuzzyclutter on November 23rd, 2010 at 8:04 pm said:

Im right their with others . Bring to ps3 already . i have a psp , but just collects dust . im never in a position to be able to use it .


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+ LightAce on November 23rd, 2010 at 8:34 pm said:

PS3 version please


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+ Zarxce on November 23rd, 2010 at 8:57 pm said:

Is there any way I can just skip this? It’s features I don’t care about and don’t have the patience for yet ANOTHER firmware update…


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+ Destiny89 on November 23rd, 2010 at 9:29 pm said:

Great news, hopefully we see this on PS3 as well


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+ brolol on November 23rd, 2010 at 9:40 pm said:

pandora works on the pa3 internet browser just fine


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+ KINGof210 on November 23rd, 2010 at 9:41 pm said:

Thanks for the update, Sony. Keep on adding extra goodies for the PSP and PS3!


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+ Jetup on November 23rd, 2010 at 9:49 pm said:

Its out now…


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+ TripG on November 23rd, 2010 at 9:56 pm said:

Interesting to see an application added after all of these years and for a system that many think is dieing. I presume that Canadians will be forgotten as usual as per Sony’s comic service that isn’t available up here yet.


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+ BlightShade on November 23rd, 2010 at 10:20 pm said:

So, for some reason my PSP asked me if I wanted to download the 6.35 update when I was trying to log into my account a few minutes ago. So I downloaded and tried to install it. At 89%, almost there, it gave me the error “The update failed. Contact technical support for assistance. (LPTFFFFFFFE)” I’m currently trying to get a hold of some help, but here’s to hoping this update doesn’t brick my PSP.


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+ Dosx001 on November 23rd, 2010 at 10:21 pm said:

finally stuff 4 my PSP really PS3 got netflix was just using it n hulu plus that other thing 4 sports i think n now VUDU more apps 4 PSP k now n PS3 the more the better


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