In October 23rd Sony will be releasing a new system software update for PlayStation 3 (version 4.30).
With this update Sony have made several changes to how Trophies are displayed on PlayStation 3's. The Trophy Collection will now reside under PlayStation Network on the XMB. Trophies that users have earned playing PlayStation Vita games will be now displayed on their PlayStation 3. Users will also be able to see their Trophy level and progress towards the next level while viewing their trophy collection.
By the beginning of November 2012, Sony will retire the services available through the Life with PlayStation application. In conjunction with its retirement, Sony will stop offering the Life with PlayStation application to new users with the 4.30 update. This includes the conclusion of the company's participation with Stanford University's Folding@home, a distributed computing project aimed at understanding protein folding, misfolding and studying the causes of a variety of diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's as well as various cancers.
Sony said thatmore than 15 million users that had participated in the program since it started on PS3 in 2007, with donations to have reached more than 100 million computation hours to the Folding@home project to date.