Question about the Development Assistant app

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  1. Galebourn
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    I haven't checked the news for the last few days and I just heard that the PSM app got pulled from PSN.

    I'm still on FW3.18 and I don't have a PS3 so I have never had the PSM app on my Vita and never logged into the PSM portal on my Vita.

    However, my publisher’s license was approved some time ago and I can log in as a developer on the website.

    If I update now, can I still download the PSM app from the PSM Dev Website directly, even if the app isn't on PSN anymore?
     
  2. Nathan Drake

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    Unfortunately, the app had to come from PSN, or you have to send the file over from a hacked PS3. I don't know if the dev app is even still on PSN now. I think the only way to still get the dev assistant is via a hacked PS3.

    Edit: As well, I don't know for certain if you can still download the dev app at all. I think I read that Sony had finally pulled it shortly after the homebrew SDK was announced (Rejuvenate), but I'll have to double check that information.
     
  3. Varia

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    If you signed up already, then yes, you should be able to download it from your download history.
    I've actually downloaded it yesterday, had to make a decision whether I should update my 3.18 console, and Yifan himself suggested to do it.

    Edit: Didn't notice you haven't "purchased" it yet from your account. I've actually purchased the app a few days ago from my pc, not sure if you can still do that.
     
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  4. driverdis

    driverdis I am Justice

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    you should have picked up an expoitable psp game and ps1 game while on 3.18 via a ps3 using the qcma trick. You would have had TN-V and PS1 isos with proper sound on 3.18 had you done this.
     
  5. Varia

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    You're acting as if everyone has a disposable PS3 at their side.
    Unfortunately that wasn't the case for me, I don't have nor do I know anyone who does, so this was my only option.

    And we're speaking about the new Vita usermode hack by the way...
     
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  6. driverdis

    driverdis I am Justice

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    I was referring to staying on 3.18 to have TN-V, PS1 w/ sound, Package installer, and the PSM native hack all at once. Also, If I did not have a PS3 on hand and didn't need one, I would have got one, installed what I needed on the Vita, then returned the PS3 to the store.
     
  7. CleanSweep

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    Apparently there's a way to install the Unity version on FW 3.20+, although the methods aren't entirely clear:

    Here's a Wololo thread troubleshooting it.
     
  8. Joe88

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    Dont you still need a psm license ?
     
  9. CleanSweep

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    Not to install the package. You'll need PSM+ to keep it running though.
     
  10. sj33

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    It does mean that people like me running 3.18 don't have to update our consoles though. We get access to the PSM Unity app while still keeping TN-V and the TN-X PS1 loader. Best of both worlds, glad I resisted the temptation to update.
     
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  11. driverdis

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    I did exactly this and I am glad I did.