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A tipster from the Home beta took a snapshot of this recent thread in the beta message board. A bug affecting Home
users got a response from the Home Manager, "TedtheDog." The bug currently freezes PS3 systems running the beta and also gives users sporadic Network errors. He says that the bug will be fixed in an upcoming system software update. "2.5 is what we're waiting for and 'October' is what I've heard, later October is my guess."
The firmware update will also be released in conjunction with Home
version 1.00, according to the post. Currently, the beta is at version 0.98
. The simultaneous release of firmware 2.50 and Home
1.00 has us thinking that perhaps this could mark the beginning of the wide release of Home
. Stay tuned.Update:
Since writing this article, the PS.blog
has updated about the expansion of the Home
beta. More invites are being sent to users right now. The continued growth of the beta adds even more weight to the possibility that the final version of Home
will be available next month.
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