But when PS3 users started downloading and updating Activision's 1.04 update, they found that the supposed savior of online gameplay was not a savior at all, but just a bigger problem to deal with.
Complaints quickly spread about Black Ops freezing and frequently disconnecting from live play. Activision is currently looking for a "hot fix" to solve all of the issues."We are aware that many online players have been experiencing connectivity issues since Tuesday's patch," the forum post says.
If you r constantly getting connection interruptions during game-play then here is what u need to do.
If u r using a router (no matter the brand), the problem probably has to do with the router.
Turn your PS on and go directly to your network settings.
Click on Internet Connection Test (do not bother trying to set up a connection manually, if you do this chances are you will mess something up).
Well, it’s now the 27th and Sony has indeed released a new firmware that solves the issues 4.45 introduced.
We encourage you to check this page from time to time for system software updates and to always maintain your system to use the latest version of the system software.
However, if 4.45 bricked your machine then the process of getting it working again is a little more involved.
First up, you’re going to need a USB flash drive with at least 168MB of free space on it.
CECHA00/CECHB00 model PS3 owners can also use a Memory Stick, SD card, or Compact Flash to carry and apply the update.
Whatever storage method you use, you need to create a new folder on the drive called “PS3” and then download the new firmware to it."We have been working hard to track down the cause and fix them as quickly as we can.