Apparently all updates: "Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs." By giving me just a little more info I'd actually know if I needed it. The speed isn't terrible, but its annoying at times.
I think the only updates we will ever see are java updates.
You can update the player using the latest software to enhance the product operation and/or add new features.
During the software update procedure, do not turn off the player, disconnect AC power, or press any button. You're all set — the player will check for the newest update.
If you cancel the update, turn off the power and turn it on for stable performance. Network Updates Back to top Wireless Internet connection & certain subscriptions required and sold separately.
We have never had to update since purchasing ours Nov.
07, we have a BDP S300 and just bought the new National Treasure movies, the previews play great but when the movie loads it freezes on the play movie. Now, it keeps saying "cannot play disc." I had already upgraded the firmware, but that has not helped.
This utility updates the BDP-S300 firmware to version Improvements over firmware version 5.20: Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.