It is somewhat of a head-scratcher that Sony has decided to release new software for the handheld, particularly in light of the fact that gamers haven’t seen an update since August of 2011.This update brings the PSP’s firmware up to version 6.61, and is currently available for gamers located in Japan.Otherwise, you can use a computer or a game disc that comes with update software.If you want to use homebrew software on your PSP, you can install custom firmware.Sorry to disappoint): Skip this step if you already have Firmware 6.60 installed on your PSP.In order to install Pro CFW on your PSP, you will need to first update your PSP to the 6.60 Sony firmware (which, at the time of this writing, is the latest firmware released by Sony), if that’s not already the case.Sony pushing out a firmware update isn't particularly newsworthy - but in this case it's for the long neglected Play Station Portable, a device that's more than 10 years old.Just bear in mind that the last firmware patch appeared in August 2011.
and that they were actually working on it in the first place.
Says Sony as part of its release notes, users located in other regions will be seeing the new firmware version at some unspecified point in the future, and shouldn’t try downloading this version.
This is a relatively small update as far as new firmware versions go, with the “main features” being an improvement to the software’s stability.
But, to reiterate, don't do it if you're into homebrew. Scroll all the way left on your home screen then all the way to the top of the menu.
First of all, you'll need to be able to connect to the Internet. Make sure Network Update is highlighted and press 'X'. Press 'X' to start the update then press 'right' on the D-Pad to accept the licence agreement. Welcome to the world of no homebrew, restricted gaming.