Playstation 3 locks up when updating
Application Saved Data contains all the data saved from games and there’s likely to be some bad cache there.
Open up the game causing the system to freeze and clear it’s data.
It’s up to you to find what could be the cause of your problem and apply the right fix.
If you've changed TVs or cables, you may have to reset the video output settings.
If you are experiencing frequent lockups or are having problems with the XMB, you may need to use the hard drive tools in Safe Mode.
You can connect now to the Internet while playing discs that support BD-Live to obtain additional content and special features.
These features vary from disc to disc, and will keep your BD discs fresh with new content and in some cases exclusive content only accessible to owners of BD-Live enabled discs.
This feature is retroactive for all of your Play Station Store activity, so you can jump into the store right now and start rating all of your past purchases. Additionally, we’ll be launching system software update (v6.30) for the PSP (Play Station Portable) system simultaneously with PS3 system software update (v3.40), adding Play Station Plus compatibility as well as other new features.
We’ve gone ahead and provided a few highlights from PS3 firmware update (v3.40) below: In addition to the latest features introduced in PS3 system software update (v3.40), a separate, new Play Station Network application on will be made available.reports that Version 4.45 of the PS3 firmware was just released on Tuesday, but already, 23 pages of responses related to the issue have been posted to the Play Station Community Forums.While not everyone that has the new software is reporting the error, it does appear to be widespread, and we’d advise holding off on that latest software update until Sony responds.The Play Station 4’s database begins to clog over time which makes it inefficient and slow.Rebuilding the database will significantly boost your consoles performance and reduce freezing or lagging. We’re thrilled to hear that many of you are excited about the five star rating feature. PS3 system software update (v3.40) will be available soon, adding the Play Station Plus subscription, enhancements to the connection between your Play Station Network and Facebook accounts and more.