PSP Firmware 5.51 Released

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PSP Firmware 5.51 released. Nothing new, just improved software stability

PSP Firmware 5.51 released. Nothing new, just improved stability

Sony have released PSP Firmware 5.51, apparently its to improve stability in certain applications. Yeah whatever..More like fixing exploits we think. No sign of DivX / Xvid support or a PSP trophy system. One day I guess.

Sony’s official post on 5.51:

A new PSP firmware update, v5.51, will be released soon. System software stability during use of some features has been improved.

Source: Official PSP Blog

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  • tom

    How dumb does sony take us for. Everytime they fixe something they say improved stability. Really thats just an insult to everyone here.

    • Dokioto

      How does this insult you?
      They are trying the patch there protect and make more money.. I would do the same if I was on there end.

      • tom

        no its not the patches themselves. its the fact they take so many people as dumbasses and just will not admit that there fixing an expliot. they make it sound as if were stupid and will never find out that they fixed something else. they proably hope that some people will buy that they fixed a “stability” issue on some game. im not arguing the fact of releasing updates, just how they present it.

  • Roma650

    thats how all companies do it…look at fallout3 they broke something with every patch yet they NEVER admit it..and just say ure system must be not meeting the requirements.

  • rampage

    Yippeee … third comment….. no way i’m gonna use it, if it cannot use CFW

    • Roma650

      Oh, it uses CFW, baby! INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • http://www.pspslimhacks.com neal

    @rampage yeah man i agree any ways thanks for the GEN-A guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 you guys are #1 :)

  • Habino

    just don’t update guys ¬¬

    • Roma650

      Don’t listen to him – UPDATE TODAY!!!

  • gryffindor024

    i will never update my psp

    • Roma650

      Well, you should! UPDATE TODAY!!!

  • mango

    Now the psp will never have that trophy system, there was an article on Qj about it. They said there not going to implement it to keep things “fair”. Meaning, it would be too easy for us on CFW to hack the trophies, which wouldn’t be fair to the OFW users.

    • Roma650

      Mango is high on the crackpipe! INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • Teri ma ki chut

    Ha salo chudao apni maiya mujhse!!
    Don’t update and wait for the 5.03 GEN-A V2 or for 5.50 GEN-A

    • Roma650

      He doesn’t even speak english! Who are you going to believe?!? INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • havepsp3k

    Only people with an IQ of -18 (or below) can believe this (except if they are Official Firm pppls) and download.

    • Roma650

      I have an IQ of over 180! (and I downloaded and couldn’t be happier!) DOWNLOAD TODAY!

  • Efrain Castañeda

    I update to 5.05 whit the new psp slim, I’ll never update again

    • Roma650

      Try version 5.51 – it’ll change your mind! INSTALL TODAY!

  • http://aaronmax.deviantart.com WAVEOFDOOM

    OMG! CAN’T WAIT TO DOWNLOAD! ^_^

    • Roma650

      You ‘da man! INSTALL TODAY!

  • Jhazky

    OMG it works!!! Now I can’t use CFW.. Just kidding!!

    • Roma650

      Liar!!! INSTALL TODAY!

  • aeon44

    hey guiys answer this on your opinion, If both the 5.50 m33 CFW and the 5.50 GEN-A CFW is released in the same date, which one will you use?

    or to make it simpler, which of the CFW are you going to use to update your psp?

    • Roma650

      My opinion you ask? INSTALL TODAY!

  • Angelo

    Dark_AleX must come back to the scene..

    • Dark Alex

      I’m serving 5 years to life in a Sony bootcamp for the criminally insane…. (be back soon!)

  • psp 100

    there stupid they think were idoits

    • Roma650

      Only an idiot would not INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • Xmixas

    That sucks. No divx support

    • Roma650

      Breaking news update……………DIVX support was just added a few minutes ago………..INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • Roma650

    I just patched my system with this and everything’s fine. (plus my system is SUPER stable now!)

    • Roma650

      This also added trophy’s and the ability to chat while in game…AWESOME! I highly recommend this to all of you! UPDATE TODAY!!!

  • FaRiSX7

    lol… go update it and ur screwed .

    Sony has to do this b/c Games companies will scold sony if it didn’t repair what hackers did , as i think .

    • Roma650

      Try it – you just might like it! Would I steer you wrong?

    • Roma650

      Obviously, a DS troller……………….INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • CamelJoe

    I wouldn’t install this – I’m sure its a patch to fix the exploit just found on the 3000

    • Roma650

      Another guy with an IQ of 18 or less………………..INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • al-qarni

    Sony’s updates always hurt’s us. Doesn’t it

    • Roma650

      Not true Al! This update is genius……pure genius! (install today!)

  • Roma650

    I can barely believe this myself, but when you install 5.51, it reverts back to firmware 1.50! Unreal! I guess Sony is in full support of HEN now! I just installed the update and the OS reached out through the internet and self downloaded 1000′s of ISO’s & CSO’s for me, then rebooted and self installed every emulator available, with new Dreamcast support! Along with trophy’s and in-game chat availability, this is truly a stealthy surprise from Sony!!! INSTALL TODAY!!!

    • Dokioto

      Roma…… No comment :|

      • Roma650

        Testimony from another satisfied customer – INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • Dokioto

    You guys are looking way to far into this.

    Of course there patching something, why do you take it so offensive o_O

  • bobbyd

    Is it a trick or does the new firmware really do all that stuff?

    • Roma650

      No, it’s real – INSTALL TODAY! (I swear on your mother’s life!)

  • forget sony

    I’m not updating unless it’s CFW update! Crap like Trendmicro protection- improved stability (BULL.)

    • Roma650

      How did you know that this is a CFW udate? INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • lol

    “I can barely believe this myself, but when you install 5.51, it reverts back to firmware 1.50! Unreal! I guess Sony is in full support of HEN now! I just installed the update and the OS reached out through the internet and self downloaded 1000’s of ISO’s & CSO’s for me, then rebooted and self installed every emulator available, with new Dreamcast support! Along with trophy’s and in-game chat availability, this is truly a stealthy surprise from Sony!!! INSTALL TODAY!!!”

    If sony did that, I’d buy a psp for all my friends.

    • Roma650

      Well than, today’s your lucky day! INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • http://ž KoMa444

    Hey guys.. I was wondering are PSPs 3004 still coming with factory 4.20 original firmware or what..?
    Because I want to buy one….

    • Roma650

      Yes, but you have to sign a waiver at the store stating that you promise to install firmware version 5.51 as soon as you get home. Just to be safe, I would INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • INTSTALL TODAY!!!

    INSTALL TODAY!!! (Brought to you from your good friends at Sony…)

  • gay

    Like hell! Sacrifice the CFW for piece of shi* restricted firmware?

  • Xanaficated

    Hey; guys dont here those people who says that they want to update there pspz maybe just maybe they are from the sony’s company because if they knew what they were talking about they wouldnt say that and why did nearly the same person says the same things just think of it and I insure you that this version is a destroying one actually I’ve just updated my psp I thought that I can modify it again unfortunately they just made it worse cause when you turn your memory stick to magic memory stick the psp says that (the memory couldn’t be read) and that it should be formated so please Dark-Alex help please HELP!!!!!!! wait I’ve got an idea I mean cant you just hack it and put any kind of a bug that can make an error in unreading the memory stick when it is magic memory stick I guess that is the solution but the problem is how to apply it?!
    Waiting For Reply. My e-mail is [email protected] P.S. dont laugh on the e-mail thanks.(Dont Forget Me) Cause I May Help thanks again

  • Habino

    Roma650 is weird or he(she) works for Sony… ._.

  • Xanaficated

    And if you want to know why did I updated O.K. its because of a program for the psp which works only on ver. 3.71m33 and my version was 5.00m33-6 so I found out that I should update it to the O.F.W. because the program I have modify my psp to version 3.71m33 I didnt knew about the new version till I updated to it and when when it told me about the newer version I said “whatever I can now modify my psp whenever I want” and foundout that I’ve done the 2nd dumbist thing ever the 1st was updating to 5.03 O.F.W.

  • Roma650

    Yay, I’m retarded! BRICK YOUR PSP TODAY!!!!

  • Xanaficated

    And last thing to people who think that we dont know that they are from sony just I wanted to ask them one just one question is all of that you are doing because of video games?! I mean come on you should stop doing that cause you are fighting yourself you know that ? And guess who wins US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Xanaficated

    I Guess So Habino

  • Doggieranger

    Everyone, Do Not Update !

  • El Padrino

    DO NOT UPDATE I WAS REALLY REALLY TEMPTED…. lol yeah don’t update

  • PSP ruler

    Just like 4.01 . . . Another lame update . . .

  • PK

    Guys, refer to “dark alex” and “pspgen” web site and then decide. All says do not update if you wish to njoy CFW. Many people here to miss guide. Read before deciding.

  • Roma650

    They “fixed” it with FUN! INSTALL TODAY!!!

  • andy

    huh i am confused