Update: The Japanese PS3 software update page makes note of support for a particular NFC reader and improved system stability.
Sony has released a new firmware update for the PlayStation 3. Applying the download will upgrade your system to version 4.40.
Users will be prompted to update their systems upon booting up the PlayStation Store. Head on over to the Settings > System Update area for the download.
At the moment, it’s unclear what sort of changes the update makes. If we receive any details about the new firmware, we’ll update this post.