In 1991, the sound system was upgraded adding digital capabilities
Film format - 15 perforation 70 mm IMAX
Sound formats: IMAX
In 2011, the original projection system was replaced with an IMAX GT 3D system and new NEXIOS playback system.
In celebration of its 40th Anniversary in 2011 the theatre closed for 6 months to undergo extensive renovations.
On February 1, 2012 the province of Ontario announced that Cinesphere would close while Ontario Place is under renovation
On July 31, 2014, the province announced plans to revitalize the area as an urban park with the Cinesphere and pods retained
During the renovations, the theatre was used as a test ground for IMAX's new laser projection system. This, it could be possible that the projection system has already been replaced after only a year upgrading to 3D.