Turning .PKG into NPUBxxxxx

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by lordofthereef, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. lordofthereef
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    lordofthereef GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hi folks,
    New to the scene and am still elearning quite a bit. Anyway, been downloading some PSN titles and Turtles in Time Reshelled caught my eye as it was in ISO form (this is a PSN only release). I extracted the ISO, found the tage (it is NPUB30107 for those wondering) and laoded it through multiman exactly how I would load BLES, BLUS, etc. folders (games).

    So... is there a way for me to unpack the pkg such that I am able to play all PSN titles loaded like a game disc off of an external hard disk? That would be SUPER
     
  2. gunner007

    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yes and no. You can unpack the PKG, but you need to resign the eboots, edit PARAM.SFO and occasionally create a PS3DISC.SFB to match.

    But to be honest, its like 20% hit, 80% miss. Out of the 5 games I downloaded from PSN, only 1 was able to work properly. 2 would launch but have small glitches, and a couple refuse to boot.

    Really not worth the headache. Besides, if you have that many PSN PKGS, you should put them in a folder in XMB.
     
  3. lordofthereef
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    lordofthereef GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I just wanted them all in the same place. The turtles game I downloaded as an .iso and it boots and plays just fine, which is what gave me the idea in the first place. I don't really have a ton of PSN games, I just prefer everything be stored in one centralized location is all.

    EDIT: Found this, will update on how well it works
     
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    Yea, your best bet is just unpack it, change PARAM to disc game (change the title id if there is a retail version), create a PS3DISC.SFB to match the titleID, and resign the eboot for retail.

    Then you can conver the whole extracted contents to an ISO and give it a shot.