The PS Vita’s firmware has been updated to version 2.10, adding many improvements and new features to the system. The firmware update adds HTML5 video compatibility to the Browser, and allows your home screen icons to be grouped into Folders, supporting up to 10 apps per folder. Improvements to other apps have also been made, including Email, Group Messaging and the Content Manager.
The latest PS Vita firmware went live overnight, updating the system software to v2.10. If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber and have automatic updates turned on, you’ll find the firmware update already downloaded and waiting to be installed. In addition to folders, the firmware update adds and improves a number of features.
Following from our earlier story about the PS Vita getting folder support, it now appears that Firmware version v2.10 will be released this week, with folder support confirmed. The current source is a Japanese blog, but you can expect an official post from Sony to confirm soon. The firmware update will also add video streaming to the console.