Attack of the Fanboy

PS Vita update 2.10 brings folders and more

by William Schwartz


PS Vita owners will soon be asked to update their hardware with firmware update 2.10. In this update, Sony has added a new folder system to the handheld, allowing you to organize games and apps with up to 10 icons in each folder.

Other big features in the Vita update includes video streaming options, enhanced email functionality, and different UI layouts depending on memory card.

You can find the full list of upgrades to the PS Vita via the patch notes below, coutesy of the PlayStation 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.

Look for the update later today.

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