PSP Firmware Update 6.31

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by luke_c, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

    Jun 16, 2008
    Land of England
    PSP Firmware Update 6.31
    Apparently Patches HBL 6.30 WIP Port

    Much like its almost barren PS3 firmware 3.41 counterpart, PSP firmware 6.31 is now live, but don’t expect much. The latest update for Sony’s handheld doesn’t deliver any new features, but rather provides the typical “system software stability during use of some PSP format software titles has been improved” update which typically is made available when Sony wants to build barriers against homebrew developers and hackers, which we’ve come to understand nearly five and a half versions later.[/p]

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  2. MAIcrosoft

    MAIcrosoft Advanced Member

    May 23, 2006
    Ahh.. I miss those good ol kxploit times [​IMG]
  3. [M]artin

    [M]artin .

    Nov 7, 2006
    United States
    I have a PSP-3000, and from what I've gathered, there's no permanent CFW solution on the platform, correct? Only a temporary HEN thing that gets removed once the unit is powered down?

    Should I just go ahead and update anyway? If I can't have CFW, I'd like to have my official FW up to date, been buyin' all my PSP games for a while. All I would really need CFW for is classic emulation... hmm...
  4. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

    Jun 16, 2008
    Land of England
    There is no permanent/flashable Custom Firmware for any PSP-3000's yet. ChickHEN is the exploit that lets you load on the temporary firmware, which would be 5.03 GEN-C.
    If you buy your games and play them legitly then you may aswell update to the latest official firmware, 6.31. You can use a few of the emulators with the Half-Byte Loader though, which was in the works of being ported to 6.30, although apparently it does not work on the new 6.31 firmware according to PSPSlimHacks.
  5. nl255

    nl255 GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 9, 2004
    How did they figure out which game(s) to patch, I thought the game names were kept secret to prevent exactly that?
  6. Lily

    Lily One Scary Lady

    Former Staff
    Jun 18, 2004
    British Columbia
    Update: PSP Firmware 6.31 has been released, looks like it patches no it doesn’t patch Half Byte Loader for 6.30. Which is being ported…Half Byte Loader being ported to OFW 6.30
  7. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

    Oct 23, 2004
    Dar es Salaam
    the problem with my friends PSP was tht he updated it to 5.5... and we live in tanzania where the availability of resources is not so much hence no pandoras
    but definitely, PSP updates are more proofed than nintendo/wii updates eg 4.3 or 1.4 (for DSi - was it 1.4?)
  8. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

    Former Staff
    Oct 23, 2007
    PowerLevel: 9001
    Pandoras just won't work on PSPs which can't have a permanent firmware.