The Play Station® 3 system software is the updatable firmware and operating system of the Play Station 3.The process of updating is almost identical to that of the Play Station Portable, Play Station Vita, and Play Station 4.If you need to download the system updates from your computer, follow these links to the US and UK sites.4.81 is the first PS3 update since April, while 3.63 is the first PS Vita update since August. Did you notice any other changes with the latest PS3 and PS Vita system software updates?Will you be getting this month’s Play Station Plus titles today?A true Play Station know-it-all, Chris has owned just about every Sony console that ever existed. Danish, German, English (United Kingdom), English (United States), Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Finnish, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese.This update is purely to improve system stability.”You can download the update to a USB stick by heading over to either the US or UK Play Station sites.
If your PS3 system software version is 4.55 (or later), you do not need to perform this update.
Lib GCM is a low level API, and PSGL is a higher level API, but most developers preferred to use lib GCM due to higher levels of performance.
This is similar to the later Play Station 4 console which also has two APIs, the low level GNM and the higher level GNMX.
To check the version of your system software, go to Settings (Settings) You can update your system software by any of the following methods: Update using a PC Download update data using a PC and save on storage media* or a USB Mass Storage device.
Copy the update data to the PS3™ system's hard disk drive and perform the update.