PKG files?

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  1. GuyInDogSuit
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    I recently discovered VPKViewer and its ability to look up updates. But it directly links to PKG files on Sony's server, like those on the PS3. What do I do with these? Is there a PKG to VPK converter?
     
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    No, there's no PKG to VPK converter. PKG files are encrypted, and those updates can't be used with backup games. Only updates dumped with Vitamin or Maidump can be used with dumped games.
     
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    Huh. I found it odd that they would link to those to begin with.
     
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    St4rk released a tool to decrypt and extract pkg files weeks ago
     
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    Yeah, that didn't make too much sense to me either.

    AFAIK, they can be used for official games that you own to update those to the latest, though I can't say for sure as I've never tried it myself.
     
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    Yeah? Can you link to it?
     
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    There's still PFS protection on extracted PKGs, which makes them useless. AFAIK, I haven't heard any news on bypassing this so far which is why I didn't mention it.
     
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    Ah, OK. Damn.