- You can now register the BD remote control in [Register Bluetooth Device] under [Accessory Settings].
- BD/DVD Video Output Format (HDMI)] has been added as an option under [BD/DVD Settings].
- [Backup Utility] has been added as a feature under [System Settings].
- You can now select the hard disk format method in [Format Utility] and [Restore PS3 System] under [System Settings].
- The method of selecting output resolution has been changed in [Video Output Settings] under [Display Settings].
- New for 1.31: You can now play PlayStation 2 format software titles that must be installed on the hard disk.
- The compatibility of USB devices with PlayStation 2 format software titles has changed.
- New for 1.31: Playability status with the PS3 system has changed for some PlayStation and PlayStation 2 format titles.
- New for 1.32: The online gaming functionality of the system software has been updated