need some catching up on the psp scence

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Oct 21, 2009
  1. cheatmaster5
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    I have been out of the PSP scene for awhile and need some catching up. (I have been focused on the WII and 360)
    I finally updated my psp to 5.00 m33-6 before i was on the one that added psn.
    I thought with all the cool games coming out I would dust off my psp, so I grabed soul calibur, gran turismo, and motorstorm.
    None of these worked so I did some research and found they needed to be patched so I patched all of them using umdgen.
    Gran Turismo works, soul calibur will load but freezes.
    So I did so more research I learned that Dark Alex has taken a break and his firmware no longer works and that I have to update to 5.50 gen a then gen b.
    So could any one answer my question and help me get caught back up.
    thanks in advance.
     
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    Actually gen d is supposed to be released tomorrow.

    Also you didn't ask a question?
     
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    Well my question is do I have to update to the new cfw (gen a,b,c,d) to play the new games and is m33 dead.
     
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    As of now you can patch iso to play on m33. So far no updates expected.
    You have to update to gen if you want to play isos without patching.
     
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    I read That not all games can be patched such as soul calibur
     
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    Both Soul Calibur and Gran Turismo is running fine on my PSP 2004 Slim Silver with 5.00 M33-6 on it, and unless Tekken 6 is not going to work, I don't see any reason to upgrade to GEN, atleast for me, as I run a lot of different homebrew.
     
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    This patch only works at Soul Calibur EU. US/JP versions are unplayable.
     
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    Yeah... But since I can't see any difference between the US and EU version (Except for the EU version may have more languages then English, not sure). Just use that one. : )
     
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    hehe i experienced an EU gran turismo to be not patchable / playable but the US version does just fine even w/out patching for some reason (afaik it was a not pre-patched version)


    fly safe
     
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    Wait for patching stuff etc.
    GEN D is out tonight (8pm GMT+1)
    Hopefully it hasnt got that much bugs in it, seems rushed tbh
     
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    GEN-D is out now, just about to install and they've not retracted it so it must be good to go.
     

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