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A model displays a Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) on the first day of its sale in Taiwan at a Sony store in Taipei

A model displays a Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) on the first day of its sale in Taiwan at a Sony store in Taipei Credit:Reuters

After Sony pulled out its most recent PS3 firmware update that caused game consoles to hang at startup, the manufacturer has promised that a new system software will be released on June 27 to fix the bricked units.

The firmware version 4.45 caused problems with PS3 systems and caused the consoles lock during boot up.

"Hi guys, we have identified the issues related to PS3 software update (4.45) that impacted a small number of PS3 systems earlier this week, " announced the Sony PlayStation Europe Twitter account. "A new system software update is planned to be released on June 27 that resolves the issue." Sony did not say what it identified.

The same Twitter account apologized to the affected PS3 owners. Sony did not post the same message on the main account of PlayStation on the social media platform.

The PS3 4.45 version update was supposed to offer stability to the gaming console but instead did the opposite. The most recent update would have also pushed trophy notification options.

The PS3 forums in the United States were flooded with comments from disgruntled game console owners. A PS3 firmware fix was hinted on the online community site as early as Tuesday June 18 while users warned other PS3 owners not to do system restore since it will force them to reformat the system. Others were thankful that they can still get onto the system's safe mode that will permit them to run an update when it becomes available.

The PS3 manufacturer retracted the problematic firmware update from its website as soon as they received the reports from gamers.

The public-relation nightmare took place a few days after Sony outmaneuvered Microsoft during the E3 2013 gaming conference, where it announced the pricing for the PS4. Sony will be selling the PS4 for $399.99 or $100 cheaper than the Xbox One.

Sony's announcement that it will not require PS4 owners to go online in order to play forced Microsoft to reverse its earlier announcement about the Xbox One. The latter killed its restrictions on used games selling and dropped the need for online check-ins once in 24 hours.

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