Sony's firmware 2.40 for the PS3 was pulled from servers after bricking several systems. Now at least one customer support service is reporting that firmware 2.41 will be released later this week. While Sony has yet to send out an official press release on the topic, it's looking like those who didn't download their in-game XMB fix fast enough will indeed get it soon. As for the bricking problem, it can be solved with solutions anywhere from a simple reboot to yanking the hard drive and formatting it on a PC. Oh, and crying to Sony like a baby probably helps, too. [CVG]
A@MacBandit: Are you sure? because i did a backup right before installing 2.40 (I haven't restored).
I have 4 games for my PS3, many demos and the free DLC for GHIII. The backup came 16GB big and the biggest save i have is for Portal, wich is about 500 megs... I would supose that it wouldn't be that big if it was only the gamesaves.