If you’ve recently fired up your PS3, then you should have been prompted to update the system. It looks as if Sony has released a new firmware update, version 4.40, which is mandatory. What’s a bit strange is how Sony hasn’t put much attention to this new update, as they have not posted any details about it on their official site. On their Japanese website, however, they’ve outlined a couple small details. I corresponding to (RC-S380 Sony Corporation products) IC card reader / writer PaSoRi non-contact. The system software to improve the stability of the operation. It doesn't seem to be such a major update. Maybe it was done to smoothen things out and possibly patch some minor, or potentially major, exploits. On the same spectrum, it’s a good thing that Sony is being cautious. God forbid another massive PSN outage.