Just got a vita phc1101 :D

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Darkassassin89, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. Darkassassin89

    Darkassassin89 Newbie

    Aug 10, 2014
    United States
    Rialto, California
    So, i remember all the fun i had with my PSP and custom firmwares and finally aquired a vita. Back in the homebrew game :D but it is quite different from the past! lol suggestions on were to start and what I should do atm?

    have 3.18 software ATM and have no idea what I need to do to start.

    Thanks for having this great community!
  2. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

    Jan 2, 2011
    Currently, there isn't anything available. You have to wait until somebody finds an exploit that runs through a game, which takes time, then you have to wait for that game to be announced publicly. Then it's a race to download the game before Sony pulls it and patches it before tossing it back on PSN as just another unexploitable game. Once you have a game to use, you generally have to use a special save in order to access the hack.

    As of now though, we still haven't gotten to Vita mode stuff. We're still only within the realm of PSP mode, and even then, it's generally not worth staying behind to use the exploits since you lose access to all the great updates with stuff like PSN. I would recommend getting another PSP if you want to work with PSP mode anything.
  3. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    Global Moderator
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    Technically, if he has a modded PS3 that can access PSN, he could buy and download exploitable games and transfer them to his PSVita as-is, but it's just easier to stay up-to-date, reap PSPlus benefits and wait for ninja releases if you really, really want PSP Mode that much. No native PSVita hacks so far, sorry!
  4. GameWinner

    GameWinner Take your heart

    Jun 14, 2009
    United States
    No PSVita hacks but you can go out and buy this wonderful game called, Persona 4 Golden.
  5. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

    Sep 20, 2010
    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    It's exactly the same as PSP HBL homebrew of yore.

    You're partly right in that this brand of PSP homebrew is much harder to maintain and acquire. That's the difference.
  6. WiiUBricker

    WiiUBricker Insert Custom Title

    Sep 19, 2009
    Usually newest hacks will be reported at wololo.net first.
  7. FireEmblemGuy

    FireEmblemGuy Celebrating a decade of shitposting

    Jul 6, 2007
    United States
    Michigan, USA
    Currently there's not a lot you can do on a 3.18 Vita. Currently I believe the only exploitable game still on the PSN store is Z.H.P., but I don't think the exploit files have been released for anything but the Japanese version; even then the exploit is only compatible with a handful of homebrews and requires an unreleased kernel exploit to run any sort of PSP-mode CFW. There're no Vita-mode hacks or homebrews currently available.
  8. Darkassassin89

    Darkassassin89 Newbie

    Aug 10, 2014
    United States
    Rialto, California
    THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE INFO AND HELP. Looks like I must be patient then :)

    Any possible way to downgrade so as to get an exploitable?
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