Sony has released a new firmware update for its PlayStation 3, adding support for the H.264/MPEG-4 video codec, and has updated its PlayStation Store with Super Stardust HD
and a demo of Koei and Namco Bandai's giant robot action crossover Dynasty Warriors: Gundam
The new 1.82 firmware is the first to support AVC High Profile (H.264/MPEG-4) format video, and also updates software compatibility with older PSone and PlayStation 2 titles.
Other than the firmware, the PlayStation Store has now been updated to include developer Housemarque's 3D update to the classic Amiga shooter, Super Stardust HD
(pictured), and a demo Namco Bandai and Koei's giant robot brawler crossover Dynasty Warriors: Gundam
, which since its release in Japan, has gone on to be one of the region's top sellers for the console.
Also added are a number of movie trailers, and, notably the newly released second trailer for Rockstar's forthcoming Grand Theft Auto IV
, entitled Looking For That Special Someone.
All updates are currently available on the U.S. PlayStation Store, with Super Stardust HD
priced at $7.99.