The PlayStation Vita firmware 2.10 is now available for download worldwide, bringing plenty of major new features, including the option to create folders that include games or apps, as well as other oft-requested mechanics.
The PS Vita may not be selling as well as Sony had hoped, but the Japanese company is devoted to making the handheld platform attractive by releasing lots of software updates that add new features to the console.
The latest is firmware update 2.10, which has just been rolled out worldwide for the portable device.
The new software, as opposed to recent updates that only brought some stability fixes, includes many great new features, like the ability to create folders with apps and games, as well as the option to play videos inside the web browser.
Check out the full list of PS Vita firmware update 2.10 features below, via PS blog.
- Create folders to more easily manage your favorite application icons on the home screen, with up to 10 icons in each folder and a maximum of 100 on the home screen (including icons inside the folders).
- Verify which PS Vita card you are using by looking at the home screen’s info bar. You can also save the layout of your home screen icons in the memory card.
- Added video support allows you to play videos within the browser (memory card required; some videos are not supported).
- New email enhancements allows you to view HTML messages, add multiple email addresses to your contacts, and easily search your messages using the new search feature.
- PlayStation Plus members will be able to automatically update PlayStation Mobile format software and upload game save data onto online storage using 3G connection.
- New “Mute Automatically” option will mute your PS Vita speakers when your headset is unplugged and pause your music when using the music app.
The new software update for the PlayStation Vita is rolling out right now and should be available for download the next time you connect the portable device to a wireless connection.