PS2 Classics cracked: Convert your PS2 ISOs for play on 4.xx CFW PS3s

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  1. FireEmblemGuy
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    A few days ago PS3 hacker Flatz dumped everything he'd been able to decrypt about PS2 Classics for the rest of the scene to take a look at, citing a lack of free time to work on it any further. Just days later, the folks over at PS3hax.net have come up with a guide for getting PS2 ISOs set up in conjunction with a PS2 Classics template package for playability on any PS3 running a 4.20 or higher CFW, fat or slim.

    Obviously compatibility's not going to be perfect (it probably won't work with multi-disc games, either), and I don't currently have a system I can test with, but even the basic premise is a huge step forward from what's been available for non-backwards-compatible models.

    [​IMG] Source
    [​IMG]WIP Compatibility List

    I apologize if this has already been posted, or if some of the info is wrong. Truth of the matter is I saw the news and kind of skimmed the rest, partly out of excitement and partly out of knowledge that it'd mostly be useless to me until I got my hands on another hackable system.
     


  2. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    I so need to find a ps3 firmware 3.55... otherwise this is a nice find.
     
  3. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    So this works for hackable non-BC PS3s as well?
     
  4. Devin

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    Yep, I can play PS3 Classics on my Slim just fine. Pretty awesome they cracked it, if that glitch chip for the PS3 comes out it'll be sweet.
     
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    All I can say is props to hackers. Sure it's a tedious process, but so much for the PS3 not being backwards compatible.
     
  6. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

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    Cool.

    Still saving up for an E3 and this nice 120GB slim
     
  7. Rydian

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    Reminds me of the PSP situation, using a wrapper for PSX games.
     
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    4.2 and above? What if you're kicking it old school on kmeaw?
     
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Dang, firmware version probably wouldn't work with the PS2 ISO launcher.
     
  10. totalnoob617

    totalnoob617 Banned

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    would it be possible for someone to design a tool that would combine the iso or iso.bin.end with the ps2 launcher
    kinda like putting a nes rom through nesterds and getting out a nds file
     
  11. Prior22

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    Anyone try Vice City or GTA 3?
     
  12. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Hopefully they get better compatibility for this (not to mention an option to install CFW on newer consoles) :P
     
  13. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    Yup, it's POPs 2.0. Eventually compatibility will improve once the software is ripped from more titles, surely. :D
     
  14. Rizsparky

    Rizsparky Saiyan Prince

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    They've pacthed this up real quick!

    1000th post! :hrth:
     
  15. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    I got real excited till I saw this was for PS3s.
     
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    ... what else?
     
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    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    PSVita :(
     
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  18. stanleyopar2000

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    I just got a BC unit. Plays my PS2 and Ps1 game perfectly.

    Never would settle for less.
     
  19. KiiWii

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    Update to 4.30.2 REBUG REX :P

    3.55 doesnt contain the correct PS2 emu files.

    You have to update to enjoy this, there really is no reason not to.
     
  20. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    But how do you install the Multiman or whatever it is to launch the homebrew? That isn't made clear.