PS Vita Firmware 1.61 Released

February 21, 2012

Sony have released firmware version 1.61 for the PlayStation Vita.

Sony have said what is in the firmware update on their official blog. For those who will only be turning on their Vita for the first time tomorrow,the update contains the following. Otherwise user’s will notice that these updates were part of the 1.60 update but 1.61 also brings improvements to  certain aspects of the system software.

  • 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.

Are you looking forward to getting your hands on the PlayStation Vita once it is released tomorrow? Let us know your thoughts via the comment section below.

Source: CVG

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