Dualshock 3 PSGroove Port in the works!

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  1. luke_c
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    Dualshock 3 PSGroove Port in the works!
    Yes, the PS3 controller
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    Now this is very interesting news that can possible render all other ports being working on quite useless. The folks over at Elotrolado have started on working on trying to get ported to the Sixaxis/Dualshock3. This surely belongs in the highly exciting and highly useful category.

    To quote PSGroove :
    *The SIXAXIS control has a memory eeprom what its programming allows. (BoRJa_FiesTeRo Thanks)
    *The name of the Micro ones is:
    TOSHIBA 15UM3EFG-001
    JAPAN0703EG1
    F0194ZA
    Hopefully this is a port to be excited about, as everyone has a PS3 controller that wants to jailbreak their PS3. You can catch up the the latest update over at their forums (its in Spanish) – we will keep you updated here when something happens.[/p]
    [​IMG] Source (Maxconsole)
     


  2. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    I think it was poorly translated...I didn't understand any of it.
     
  3. deathking

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    this is crazy news
    i hope it works
     
  4. SifJar

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    The gist of it is: All PS3 controllers (both SIXAXIS and DualShock3) have a programmable chip in them. Some peeps are trying to program that chip with the PSGroove code so a PS3 controller can be made into a PSJailbreak-like device, allowing you to boot in debug mode with only a reprogrammed controller. I don't know whether it'll still be possible to use it as a controller regularly once the PS3 is booted, but I'm guessing not, as if the device is reprogrammed, I don't think it'll be possible to have function normally as well. I guess it depends how much space there is on the chip, whether they can fit on both PSGroove and the regular software.
     
  5. The Composer

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    This is incredible! I hope this works in the future.
     
  6. shakirmoledina

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    the one who thought of this is really committed... very well thought and great to see if it works as this will shoot piracy on ps3 to the highest limits (its like everyone was locked and now they are coming out in the form of an explosion)
     
  7. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    so if it's possible you'd need to buy 1 of these controllers?
     
  8. Ziggy Zigzagoon

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    For obvious cost reasons, I have put off the idea of obtaining a PS3. Now, I am thankful for waiting this much (all while the trade-in system in GameStop replenishing the F-rated# 60GB PS3 systems). Then again, I am thankful for having learned Spanish natively. /Puerto Rico/



    # = Yes; "F" for "fabulous"...

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  9. Thoob

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    So you'd flash your controller with a PC application? [​IMG]
     
  10. mercluke

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    If the controller is still usable as a controller then... Epic
    If not... Crappy

    These controllers are like 80-90 AUD here [​IMG]
     
  11. geoflcl

    geoflcl Permanent GBAtemp Newbie

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    This is ingenious! What a nifty discovery.


    Though a lingering question is whether or not the controller is rendered useless as a control device when grooved. [​IMG]
     
  12. OSW

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    LOL. this totally reminds me of the beginnings of the wii softmod scene... [​IMG]
     
  13. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    i'd say you'd have to buy a special controller with it programmed into it cos from the sounds of it they have to mess with the controllers chip.
     
  14. SifJar

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    I would assume so. It couldn't be done with the PS3, as that would require being able to run unsigned code, rendering the whole thing pointless. So the only options are flash with a PC, or disassemble controller and use something like an Infectus to flash it, which would be completely non-viable for most end users.
     
  15. Maz7006

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    not complaining but if this renders the controller useless as a controller then naaaay

    either way, with so many options now, the real question is, do i really want to mod my PS3

    i will wait for the homebrew scene to boom, coz honestly piracy doesn't appeal to me (the 360 is for that) if homebews can allow emulators and PSN games then daaaamn, fuck that online.
     
  16. pubert09

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    If this works, who would sony sue then?
    Hmmmmmmmm...
     
  17. wertyqa

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    In my mind this is just total Sony FAIL. They actually provide everything when you buy a brand new PS3! All you have to do is have a PC and follow a tutorial to reprogram.

    Ok. Maybe you cannot play games when your only controller is useless but that´s beside my point. All this of course if they got it to work.
     
  18. Twilight Loz

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    im kinda baffled.... what does this? I didn't understand one bit of it. Is it like psgroove but only inside your controller?
     
  19. ThatDudeWithTheFood

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    If you have 2 controllers you can still play single player
     
  20. Bladexdsl

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    really you don't say? [​IMG]