UPDATE: PS3 Firmware 2.4 issues

As many PS3 owners waited with much anticipation today to download the latest firmware 2.4, the folks at PlayStation Network have had to take the firmware off line after numerous reports from users citing either installation issues or hardware issues after a successful install.

According to the PlayStation Blog, they are "working diligently to isolate the problem for those few consumers and to identify a solution before we put the firmware back up."

Keep it tuned to NextGen Player for the latest update on this story.