Opinion on this situation? (PSP Go promotion-related w/TN Hen)

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by The Chow, Dec 25, 2010.

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Should I Go for the PSP Go promotion, forcing me to wait for TN Hen 6.35?

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  1. The Chow
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    With the release of the TN Hen, I have just updated to OFW 6.20 (from OFW 5.70) on my PSP Go and am pretty happy with just HBL for now. I want to update to OFW 6.35 and log into the PSN for my three promotional PSP Go games really soon as to pre-empt the inevitable release of OFW 6.36 while keeping my firmware in line with TN's announced TN Hen 6.35.

    I am fully aware that there will be homebrew ISO loaders (though I hear there actually is one less than 24-hours since the TN Hen release). The reason I want to do this is that I want the promotional games on my account to use on my older PSP (which I intend to keep legit) before I take the plunge into TN Hen with my PSP Go.

    IF I decide to wait for TN Hen 6.35 with my PSP Go, I won’t be able to use Patapon 2 or Hot Shots to access HBL, right? What are my options if I actually go through with updating to OFW 6.35?

    Keep in mind that I don't actually mind waiting for TN Hen 6.35. Is there really any reason I shouldn't be doing this just to have those promotional games to be added to my account?
     
  2. stylow

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    there is still an exploit for 6.35 to use hbl
     
  3. The Chow
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    Ah. The HBL package I downloaded (which I think is the most recent) only mentions one method for 5.xx to 6.20 (using Patapon 2 demo), and another one covering 6.30 and 6.31 (using a legit copy of Hot Shots Golf). It doesn't say anything about 6.35. What is the exploit, exactly?

    Does that mean I should be mostly and/or completely safe to... Go [​IMG] for that promotion, considering I don't mind waiting for TN Hen 6.35?
     
  4. thedicemaster

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    HBL r109-112 are able to function with an exploit in the game demo "minna no sukkiri" which works on firmwares 6.20-6.35.
    r109 is a first release though and has a lot of compatibility problems.
    and i heard r112 has some memory issues, so i think it's best if you use r111 which can be found on wololo's forum.
     
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    Simply that the 6.35 exploit for HBL has not been released yet on wololo's site (he's intending to add some finishing touches or whatever).

    I wouldn't risk it if I were you. HBL is used to launch the HEN, but you don't know what else might be required (the HEN author said 6.3x had a lot of changes) to actually run the HEN, and we don't know when it will come out.
     
  6. The Chow
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    Is that the exploit that Wololo mentioned was released at absolutely the worst timing?

    Also, thanks Rydian for that advice.
     
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    yes, that's the one.
     
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    That sounds intriguing. I'll be doing my own research on this plug-in, but it can't hurt to ask: anybody have any opinions on it?

    My main concern is, of course, if the PSN would realize something's fishy and ban my account.
    I have made a sizeable amount of purchases already on the PSN, plus my User/Trophy level is relatively high.