Should I buy another PSTV?

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Zeonis, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. Zeonis
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    I recently installed Adrenaline on my PSTV but I have some Vita games that I will playing in the future and I want to sync the trophies when I earn them. So I am thinking I should buy another PSTV, keep that one on the most recent firmware, and use that one to earn and sync the trophies. My only issue is I have only the 8GB memory card that came with the PSTV bundle so I am guessing I would not be able to use that in the other PSTV. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
     
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    You could just wait for a possible solution. I'm sure it will happen, i mean to be stuck without PSN i don't think it will be a concern. :)
     
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    I forgot
    You can switch the memory card between two PSTVs thanks to memcardswap. Basically install memcardswap on your Henkaku Vita, run it, and set the id.dat to Read Only. This means that, when you switch the memory card to the higher firmware Vita, it won't be able to update that id.dat (which provides various details like the latest firmware and such).

    The only downside is you have to rebuild the database every time you swap, which will reset any custom themes installed.
     
  4. Zeonis
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    That is good to know about the memcardswap. Rebuilding the database every time would be a pain though. I probably will end up buying another PSTV and maybe another memory card but I could just use the 1GB of built in storage since I would really only need it for game saves. Even if they come up with a solution for PSN I still would like to have another PSTV in case something was to go wrong with one.