PS Vita Firmware Update 2.05 Announced

Sony have confirmed details regarding the new 2.05 Playstation Vita firmware update, full list of changes inside............

Firmware Update 2.05 should now be available to download, there is no real changes other than some stability improvements. and bug fixes.

The following is a list of features which were present in the old 2.00 firmware update.

PlayStation®Plus is now supported.


"near" has been redesigned to improve its usability.

The display speed of Web pages has been improved.
You can now use a pointer to open links.
Support for HTML5 and JavaScript has been enhanced.

(Content Manager)
Usability has been improved.
You can now trasfer data by connecting to a computer using Wi-Fi on the PS Vita system.
You can now copy an entire folder of photos and video to your PS Vita system from your PS3™ system or your computer.

You can now display weather information on the map for areas where it is available.

application has been added.
You can start the application from the home screen.

You can now set how you will be notified separately for each application and feature.
The number of applications you can control using the buttons on the PS Vita system has been increased.

[Assign Touchscreen] and [Assign Rear Touch Pad] have been added as features to [Controller Settings] in the PlayStation® format software menu.
[Custom] has been added as an option under [Other Settings] > [Screen Mode] in the PlayStation® format software menu.
You can now delete screenshots or songs created in PSP™Game software.

You can now display activities on the LiveArea™ screen for Friends.
The LiveArea™ screen is displayed by flicking the screen up to let you communicate in real time with your friends.
You can now write a comment to send with a friend request.
You can now report an inappropriate message when you receive one with a friend request.
Tap  (Options) > [Submit Grief Report] on the profile screen to report.

(Group Messaging)
More varieties of file formats (TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG and MPO) are now supported as attachments to messages.

When trophy information is automatically synchronized with PlayStation®Network servers, it is now synchronized in the background.
You can perform other operations during the synchronization.

You can now tweet the currently displayed page.
You can now open the browser without pausing playing a game.

You can now play a video with 1080 resolution.
You can now play the video in slow motion.
You can now skip chapters.
Closed caption is now supported.


[Disconnect Wi-Fi Connection Automatically] has been added as a feature under [Network] > [Wi-Fi Settings].
[Avatar], [Panel], [Online ID], [About Me] and [My Languages] under [PlayStation®Network] > [Account Information] have been moved to the newly added category [Profile].
[Twitter] has been added as a feature under [PlayStation®Network].
Turkish has been added as an option under [Language] > [System Language] and [Language] > [Input Languages] > [Keyboards / Add Terms].
[PlayStation®Mobile] has been added as a feature under [System].

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