PS3 firmware version 4.40 out now

Sony has released a new version firmware update for the PS3. It’s been confirmed by PSNStores via Twitter that the update is mandatory.

Users will be prompted to update their systems upon booting up the PlayStation Store. Head to your PS3 Settings > System Update area to  download.

It’s unclear what sort of changes the update makes. Once we know any details about the new firmware update changes or enhances, we’ll let you know.