Firmware [UPDATE] PS Vita firmware 3.72 released, does NOT blacklist Bitter Smile (h-encore²)

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  1. Madridi

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    So if the update was just a coincidence and had nothing to do with the demo or the exploit, then what HAS changed??
     
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    Well that's a relief that it didn't get patched after all. Apparently the reason behind the update was just a couple of PSP titles that were failing to launch properly on 3.71. This update's supposedly to fix that.
     
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  3. Madridi

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    In other words, that stability bullshit was on point this time around :P
     
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  4. toxic9

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    Can I update vitashell from vitashell? I'm on 1.98.
     
  5. MrVtR

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    Yes,normally Vitashell show up a message to u choose if u want to update,after u accept that,the app'll auto-update
     
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  6. GbaNober

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    who spread the fake news about blacklisting b.smile on 3.72?:rofl2:
     
  7. retrofan_k

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    Is the flow gonna be working on the PS4? That needs to be cracked past 5.05
     
  8. Ace001

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    Is it safe to update from 3.68 straight to 3.72 through the system settings? or do i gotta use some dns method of doing so?
     
  9. 8BitWonder

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    It should be, but I highly recommend against it.

    H-encore-2 success rate is only 25%, trying to downgrade from 3.71/3.72 currently softbricks and reF00D would allow you to play any 3.69+ titles while staying on 3.68.
     
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  10. Voyambar

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    Wow they didn't patch ANYTHING? Then what was the point of the update?
     
  11. StepS_

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    We actually found out a bit later why that happened. Bittersmile demo didn't launch in that original video because he downloaded and installed it in an unusual way (it was bundled with a NoNpDRM fake license file). Even though the demo is drm-free, this made it fail to launch on OFW.

    The error code happens to be the same as the one you get when a game or app is blacklisted (e.g. PSM Dev Assistant). So he was quick to assume that this was the case, but it wasn't.

    Early reports say that it may be a fix to certain PSP games not running after Sony overdid their patch for the Trinity exploit in 3.71.
    Another thing is that there are currently mass updates for other consoles (including 3DS and PS3 4.85) that are associated with the new EU Payments Services Directive that obligates customers to provide more data for credit card payment. It's possible Vita 3.72 did the same.

    There may also be a possibility that the "first f00d exploit" unveiled by Yifan last month got patched, or more downgrade protections added in f00d, but it's not confirmed yet as the analysis of the secure kernel still continues. Edit: SKGleba says that no such changes have been made and the f00d exploit still works.

    Hacking f00d seems to be actually necessary now to get modoru working on 3.71-3.72. Some scene members are already trying their efforts on a patch.

    TheFlow has said on Discord that he already has a private kernel exploit on PS4 and has no intention of releasing it.
     
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  12. Danker301090

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    PS3 has had a firmware update pushed. 4.85. Sony have broked the CFW again.
     
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  13. MythicalData

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    Time to buy a Vita
     
  14. PedroxBest

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    on what discord he said? i have discord too
     
  15. MrCokeacola

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    The Discord.
     
  16. PedroxBest

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    i know what discord is. i just want to know on what SERVER he told that
     
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