Softmod worth it?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by GreatZimkogway, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. GreatZimkogway

    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

    Jul 21, 2009
    United States
    I have a jailbroken PS3, and...well...said jailbreak isn't doing me any good. All it's doing for me so far is preventing me from using PSN. Is there anything to warrant keeping this thing softmodded with CFW other then pirating? Because I don't pirate... What homebrew, apart from emulators which I already have on every other single system I own anyway, is there that's worth losing PSN?

    If there isn't, it's safe to just download the 3.60 update and go back to OFW, right?
  2. Nujui

    Nujui I need something to do.

    Aug 12, 2010
    United States
    It's really up to you.

    Also, before you do that, download the 3.55 OFW and install than go to 3.60.
  3. lordrand11

    lordrand11 GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 21, 2009
    United States
    Talladega, AL
    I've always thoroughly enjoyed the homebrew community myself on my other systems (more-so than playing bootlegs). I personally would just go back to PSN. Until there is some better homebrew up I'm not losing out on all the fun I'll have with my friends playing online. The only homebrew I see going on in the PS3hack world is emulators and one helluva bitchfest for the most part.
  4. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    What you get out of PSN against what you get out of home brew. It's up to you, just remember that if you return to PSN, there's a chance you will never be able to jailbreak again.
  5. mechadylan

    mechadylan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 18, 2009
    United States
    But... ...didn't PSN accounts become SNEA accounts as of 4/1/11? If so, check the SNEA ToS and proceed with caution.
  6. Jehuty25

    Jehuty25 GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 25, 2011
    United States
    Maybe by the end of the year homebrew will get better, but as of right now, there aren't really any benefits to using cfw other than piracy. All of the working emulators on the ps3 work just as good on the wii.
  7. justmike

    justmike GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 15, 2008
    Did those emulators output better graphics though?
  8. DarkenSX

    DarkenSX Advanced Member

    Mar 28, 2009
    United States
    Short Answer : No
    Long Answer: They Wouldnt Be different Graphics wise They Would Be however Speed Wise if there was a difference but there really isnt. [​IMG]
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