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PSP 5.03 Update

Eric Lempel's Avatar Posted by SVP, Marketing & PlayStation Network

Hi, everyone, I wanted to give you a quick heads up that a new PSP firmware update, v5.03, will be released soon. This is a small update that improves system software stability during use of some features.

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January 19th, 11:12 pm

So much to do and so little time :(

InfinitiProject said:

January 19th, 11:12 pm

Enthusiasts (not hackers) are NOT making money from this. Those batteries and magic memory sticks you see for sale? Those are nothing but files that communities put together but people abuse it by selling them.


masteratt said:

January 19th, 11:28 pm

“Hey guys update coming lulz tnx baiz!”

Wtf….A LITTLE bit more detail please? lol

ivionos said:

January 19th, 11:33 pm

the psp scene is dead

InfinitiProject said:

January 19th, 11:52 pm

Post 104: Obvious post is coming from someone who was either late joining and bought an unhackable PSP or doesn’t have one at all.

The scene is far from dead.

C-h-a-o-s said:

January 20th, 12:03 am

@39 – Marusame

I don’t want custom firmware if I did I would have it already and the screenshot taker but since I don’t I am requesting that something similar be made OFFICIALLY.

Wolf26pack said:

January 20th, 12:09 am

Too All that are hoping for better PS3/PSN Intergration with the PSP

I truly feel that Sony underestimated both the PSP & PS3 when it comes to memory installed in both systems & I don’t think that until we get a PSP 2 will we see the the true interaction between the two systems (PSP 2 & PS3). Although I hope that Sony also thinks ahead about the interaction between the PSP 2 & the PS4 so as to not make the same mistake I believe that made this time.

I would think that the memory for the new handheld & console would be like this…

PSP 2 = 1GB – 2GB of Memory Minimum
PS4 = 2GB – 4GB of Memory Minimum

I mean new consumer PC’s now on average run 4GB of memory and it is just plain sense that the more memory you put on board the easier it will be for developers to flex there programming muscle and use all the great features you will add in firmware updates.

I just wish us PSP 1000 owners could send our PSP’s into Sony for a Memory & AV output upgrade for a small fee, If we wanted to. Although I know that’s never going to happen.

darkedgex said:

January 20th, 12:38 am

Yeah, no doubt they missed the boat when they configured the memory in these systems. Way too low. More memory probably would have made Home work better and the XMB be more responsive/capable when used in-game.

NevilleThegame said:

January 20th, 2:29 am

PSP = Ingame music and Flash Support
PS3= Universal Ingame music meaning i can play music at anytime. The music plays the next folder.

francision said:

January 20th, 3:01 am

Just another security update I guess?

vanace said:

January 20th, 3:14 am

please ability to use voice chat during ps3 remote control.


rAdIOhEaD73 said:

January 20th, 5:22 am


kipper18 said:

January 20th, 5:22 am

It’s a new quarter, time for another big PS3 update.

filthyvillain said:

January 20th, 5:26 am

I’m curious to see how Sony will maximize the PS3 through firmware updates as they have really transformed the PSP over time.

TheGraciousOne said:

January 20th, 5:27 am


Evildude said:

January 20th, 5:31 am

Cool now we can use our very own PSN ID’s. GOOD BYE TROLLS go and hate on the PS3 somewhere else

fukdupfukup666 said:

January 20th, 5:36 am

hey how bout having the wma avalable on the website for those who DONT have wlan make it easier for some people

Fersis said:

January 20th, 5:46 am

PSN ID login FTW !

VenomUK said:

January 20th, 5:46 am

PSN Sign-in!

I’ve been coming here since launch, but Im so happy to be able to log in with my PS3 account. It’s great to see how the blog and the PSN is improving. We all kept asking for in-game XMB & Trophies and Sony delivered. How about a feature request page? Let me start you off

* PC to PS3 messaging

* PS3 cross-game invites

* PS3 voice messages

* See friend’s Home Avatars (ala Xbox)

* Trophy/PSN card updated live for display on web.

Thanks & Congrats!


January 20th, 5:53 am


JordanBlack68 said:

January 20th, 5:53 am

Cool PSN Intergration

fed315 said:

January 20th, 5:53 am


paul-p1988 said:

January 20th, 5:53 am

just thought i would try out the new PSN integration lol.

good news, i’ll update it when it comes out :)

LilSilva said:

January 20th, 5:58 am

so your saying the psp could crash?!?!?!?

Your system is experiencing Technical difficulties!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
error error 10101010101010102283737

Yaminoshyuen said:

January 20th, 6:03 am

YEA i is on…. but yea… i do wish for screencapping…. it is awesome…

and more features for both the psp and the ps3 would be awesome….

and like for the trophies, i know there are one that susposidly arnt getting them… but like for DMC 4 why couldn’t you take the system that is there for those trophies and just apply the bronze silver and gold to them… it is already there why not just do that… as a suggestion.

but can’t wait for LBP update espically Sack-a-roth…. i would love to see FF inspired stuff and levels

LilSilva said:

January 20th, 6:04 am

error error

system overload!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LilSilva said:

January 20th, 6:06 am

sorry just had to do that

Enforcer_X said:

January 20th, 6:12 am

Funny, no firmware updates with new features for a while but as soon as news hits of the PSP 3000 being cracked a new firmware for PSP pops up.

I want the PSP 2 already. Little dual analog action, integrated PSN friends list, etc.

Stallone said:

January 20th, 6:17 am

w00t PSN TIME!

Stallone said:

January 20th, 6:18 am

Wait why does it still show my old name?!

feedme said:

January 20th, 6:23 am

thanks for the update. I do hope there is going to be a more substantial update for both psp/ps3 in the near future

darkclouds01 said:

January 20th, 6:26 am

Thats kool. but what about ps3 update??
– What about in-game music
– internet radio
– community boards
– ps3 home character on xmb
– battery meter from ontop of the clock,
– free navigation without closing certain instances
– a sleep mode with active downloads running
– better interaction and information about friend (male or female)

and so much more….

Arkay said:

January 20th, 6:31 am

Its still too bad no skype on psp1000 :( Us early adapters that gave you money to work with didn’t get much

Xtcent said:

January 20th, 6:34 am

Im only patching up exploits if you add some awsome funcionality :P :P :P

psFAN4LIFE said:

January 20th, 6:35 am

Will you people stop asking for a PS3 update!!! My PS3 works perfect and i don’t want to go through another update NIGHTMARE!

scorpio said:

January 20th, 6:35 am


neo_bahamut said:

January 20th, 6:41 am

thanks for the news!

theycallmeryan said:

January 20th, 6:43 am

Can we have another PS3 update please Eric? We all want in-game music, in-game voice and video chats, etc. I spend some time on GameSpot’s forums and other places around the web, as I’m sure you do too. Even if you’re not releasing an update soon, can you do a blog post sayibg the features and/or the release date? Please, if one’s coming, tell us!

Xtcent said:

January 20th, 6:47 am

Some explanationss why sony arent adding any funcionality!
1. They are [DELETED]!
2. They might be afraid of new exploits!
3. They are too lasy to add them!
4. There’s no point of it for them!
5. No avi support so we wont watch free movies!
6. They tink its already great!
7. They never do any promises.
8. There’s skype only for psp 3000 becouse so none buys older models of psp.(That are hackable)
9. I hope psp 3000 gets hacked so we can have a lot more funcionality plus then psp 4000 will have more funcionality.!

fed315 said:

January 20th, 6:52 am

dont kno what i did but my name is not the same name with my psn id it stayed the same name i us to logge in the ps blog. plz help me jeff

XxBigP123xX said:

January 20th, 7:01 am

Looks like the PSN ID log in in is on now :D

pgharavi said:

January 20th, 7:08 am

Any news on a PS3 update?

the_icon said:

January 20th, 7:10 am

Wohoo, first one to msg with the new sign-in!

thingg said:

January 20th, 7:12 am

get a life….

also, this is my first post using my PSN account!! Woot!

Drunk Vegan said:

January 20th, 7:12 am


They’re never going to release Skype for the PSP-1000 through official firmware.

If you want VOIP on your PSP you should use the homebrew program Furikup. It actually works better than Skype IMO.

thingg said:

January 20th, 7:13 am

sweet. I still have my old username. Thanks guys! I wasn’t expecting that…

Zta said:

January 20th, 7:15 am

Sony, please add text and video chat to PSP Skype. Also add PSP-PS3 chat or even better: a decent Skype client to PS3.

Aaron said:

January 20th, 7:20 am

Awesome! Keep up the great work on keeping out those homebrewer hackers.

X7TIGER said:

January 20th, 7:23 am

just release divx support already!

drepsx3 said:

January 20th, 7:28 am

The only thing i want For the PSP Is
PSN Friends List
In Game XMB
I hope 5.04 or 5.05 has that

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