A class action suit has been filed in Florida against Sony Computer Entertainment America, reports Gamasutra.  The suit claims that Sony s recent firmware 3.0 update for PS3 caused thousands of systems to malfunction and sustain hardware damage.  The suit further claims that Sony is charging $150 to repair systems damaged by the update.

Sony acknowledged complaints from users, such as game freezes and malfunctioning controllers, after the update.  It released follow-up firmware to fix the issues.  The plaintiff in the suit alleges that the follow-up didn’t remedy the issues and in-fact caused further damage to the Blu-ray drive.

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