DivX Video support added to PlayStation 3 with latest software update
Posted on 19-Dec-2007 11:07.
Filed under: News
DivX, Inc. has announced the availability of support for the DivX video format on PlayStation 3 (PS3) to end users. With this latest update Version 2.10, available on 18 December, PS3 is the first gaming system to officially support playback of DivX video.
“PS3 is a powerful and highly popular home entertainment system, and the addition of DivX support helps to optimize the digital media experience for consumers by allowing PS3 users to enjoy their library of high-quality DivX content directly on the television,” said Kevin Hell, CEO of DivX, Inc. “As the first gaming system to offer official support for DivX video, PS3 represents an exciting new addition to the DivX ecosystem of products that enable consumers to enjoy their videos on any kind of device or platform.”
Full DivX Certification of PS3 is expected in the future, at which point the popular computer entertainment system will join the over 100 million DivX Certified products that have been shipped into the market.
Products that bear the DivX Certified logo have undergone a rigorous testing program to ensure a high-quality DivX media experience that includes reliable video playback and excellent visual quality.