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Sony Releases PS3 2.17 Firmware Update

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Sony has updated the PS3’s firmware taking it to version 2.17. Unfortunately there are very few improvements with this update – under the main features in this version Sony lists only “The operating stability of some PLAYSTATION 3 format software has been improved.” The simplest way to update the firmware is via the PS3's system menu.

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Two other issues that were fixed...

about 10 security holes has been patched, also games that required a HDD on the ps2 now works on the ps3.
 
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What games require a Hard Drive on ps2 i know there was a Japanese add on but not sure if any UK or US game required it?
 

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What games require a Hard Drive on ps2 i know there was a Japanese add on but not sure if any UK or US game required it?
Final Fantasy XI did, but I don't remember any other titles.