Free Multiplayer Week on PS4 Begins 2/17/17


PlayStation Announced Free Multiplayer Weekend on there official Blog written by James Hallahan so starting on the 17th you can enjoy FREE Multiplayer ALL Week til the 23rd without a PS Plus subscription

PlayStation Had this to say


Starting this Friday, February 17, you, your friends, your next door neighbor — everyone — will be able to access the online multiplayer modes in any PS4 game that you own without a PlayStation Plus subscription.
Free online multiplayer access begins February 17 at 12:01 AM Pacific and runs to Sunday, February 23 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Hop on to PSN during the free week with your favorite multiplayer game — no membership commitment is required during this period.


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[PSA] Your external HDD can be formatted from inside the PS4 itself.



From a PSA coming from reddit.com by a user named TheReverend210 the Following


I’ve read a lot of posts with people saying “plug your external HDD into a laptop and format to exFAT” and whatnot, whereas with a bit of digging around in the menu’s I found the PS4 will do this for you.
Simply go to Settings->Devices->External Storage->Format to External Storage. Took a couple of seconds to format mine from NTFS to a format appropriate for external storage.

Then he goes on to say


Apologies, it’s Settings->Devices->USB Storage Devices, then select the drive and the “stop using this storage” button SHOULD be “format to extended storage”

It seems, by utilising the options button, you can choose to format as exFAT or Extended Storage.


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Spend $100, Get $15 Back on the PlayStation Store starting 2/21/16


PlayStation announced a new promotion starting on 2/21/17 where if you spend $100 you get back $15 via system notification (for anyone in the United States, Canada, or Mexico)

“From Tuesday, February 21 at 12:01am PT/3:01am ET until Tuesday, February 28 at 11:59pm PT, anyone in the United States, Canada, or Mexico who spends $100 through the PlayStation Store will receive a $15 credit back on or before March 14.If you spend $100 between February 21 and February 28, the $15 credit code will be sent to you via system notification on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation Vita, XMB message on PS3, or email on or before March 14. The code must be redeemed by 11:59pm PT on March 31. No matter how much money you spend during the promotion period, only one $15 credit can be earned.”

Playstation had this to say


Promotion is available to legal U.S., Canada, and Mexico residents with an account for use of the PlayStation Network (an “Account”) registered in their country of residency who are 18 or older and who have spent $100.00 or more using the PSN Wallet between February 21st, 2017 12:01AM PT and February 28th, 2017 11:59PM PT. Third party application purchases not made through the PSN wallet are excluded. Each Account may only accrue a total of $15 in PSN Wallet credits pursuant to this promotion.

The promotion code (“Code”) is good for one qualifying Account to redeem the PSN Wallet credit via the PlayStation Store. Code expires at 11:59PM PT on March 31th, 2017 and must be redeemed prior to this time. Code cannot be returned or exchanged for cash, may not be used for any other purpose and will not be replaced if lost, stolen, or damaged. You will receive the redemption Code on or before March 14th, 2017 via XMB message on PS3, system notification on PS4, PS Vita, or the email account used to set up your Account Sign-in ID.

*PlayStation®Network offerings vary by country.


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PlayStation Now Ending on PS3, PS Vita and More!


Sony is officially ending PS Now on the multiply devices including but not limited to PS3, PS Vita and PS TV in  an PlayStation Now Service Update Starting On August 15, 2017

PlayStation Now Service Update Said

On August 15, 2017, we will be discontinuing the service

Additionally, 2016 models of Sony Bravia TVs will be discontinued on April 1, 2017.
After thoughtful consideration, we decided to shift our focus and resources to PS4 and Windows PC to further develop and improve the user experience on these two devices. This move puts us in the best position to grow the service even further. If you use any of the above devices, we want to give our heartfelt thanks for your support, and we hope you’ll continue with us. Remember that all of your PS Now cloud game saves can easily be accessed on both PS4 and Windows PC.

The Following Devices will be affected.

  • PlayStation 3
  • PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV
  • All 2013, 2014, 2015 Sony Bravia TV models
  • All Sony Blu-ray player models
  • All Samsung TV models



[PS4] Tunables Updated and Decrypted for GTA V


GTAOBOT, a Bot that watches out for GTA V Online Services tweeted this 

@GTAOBOT – Tunables History (PC/XBOX One/PS4) Via Octolus.net said this

    "version": 1,
    "format": 1,
    "poolSize": 2000,
    "contentlists": [
    "tunables": {
        "9CECA296": [

See more of the Code at https://t.co/Lu4qw0GMED


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“Ukko’s Journey” released; the very first “Blu-Play” title!

“Ukko’s Journey” released; the very first “Blu-Play” homebrew game for PS3, PS4 and XB1!





“Ukko’s Journey” was originally developed as a cellphone game back in 2008-2009 by LuBlu Entertainment.

Now here in 2017 the same team has ported the game to Blu-Play, proof-of-concept demonstration to show an example of a what you can do with Blu-Play.

Blu-Play games are “small-scale homebrew games coded with Blu-ray Disc Java (BD-J), and which therefore runs on any game-console that comes with a built-in Blu-ray player”, which at present time includes PS3, PS4 and XB1. In other words, you don’t need a special version of a Blu-Play title in order to run it on your console. One disc runs on all. More about Blu-Play here.


Demonstrated Blu-Play elements

– Performance: The game plays with 50+ fps

– Audio: Plays ingame music + sound-effects

– Persistent storage: Remembers your settings between disc ejects

– Controls: 11 buttons on the gamepad useable

– Internet: Uploads/downloads highscores to/from UkkosJourney.com

– Network: Sends the cellphone version of the game to your Wi-Fi connected JavaME enabled phone via your local network



Ukko’s Journey is 100% free.

Download UkkosJourney-BluPlay.ISO here [83 mb]


How can I get to play this?

For a stock PS3 / PS4 you need to burn the ISO onto a BD-R or BD-RE disc, which means you need a Blu-ray burner. Luckily Blu-ray burners has become very affordable now, and a BD-R disc only costs about half a euro. If you buy a BD-RE, it can be re-used several thousand times due to the small size of Blu-Play games.

For a jailbroken PS3 you can run the ISO from harddisk by mounting the ISO with webMAN or multiMAN from the BDISO folder.

For Xbox One you can burn the ISO onto a DVD, which means you need a DVD burner. (If you have a Blu-ray burner, BD-R and BD-RE naturally works too).

You can also play the ISO from harddisk on your PC if you have a software media-player that supports BD-J. More about this in FAQ.



If you wish to use the online highscore-system in the game, make sure your console’s Blu-ray settings allows for the disc to go online.

On the PS3 this setting is in Video Settings -> “BD – Internet connection”

On the XB1 it’s in Blu-ray settings -> “Enable BD Live to improve Blu-ray playback”


Before starting a game, you may also want to redefine controls in the game settings, and enter your nickname for the highscores.


Preview video




Q: Which platforms will this run on?

A: You should always expect Blu-Play games to only run on the gaming consoles that comes with a built-in Blu-ray player. These are the consoles Blu-Play is all about. However, Blu-Play games should theoretically also run on any other Blu-ray player. (Just don’t expect any stunning framerates everyhere). Some examples:

Windows: Get your hands on a software media player that supports BD-J, like e.g. PowerDVD from Cyberlink. Play ISO from harddisk. Tested and works fine with a good frame (depending on your CPU of course).

Mac: Same deal. Find a software media player that supports BD-J. There’s “MacGo Blu-ray Player”, but I haven’t tested that one.

Linux: VLC is getting BD-J support implemented these days. You may be able to run Ukko’s Journey on one of the nightly builds, Just don’t expect all features of the game to run – if it runs at all. (Keep in mind there’s no official release of “VLC with BD-J support” yet).

Samsung Blu-ray players: It seems that Samsung players more frequently accepts Blu-ray content on a DVD than other brands, so you may be able to run Blu-Play games from a DVD on these players.

Other Blu-ray players: Burn the ISO onto a BD-R or BD-RE.

Other options: Dune HD Smart D1 / Popcorn Hour C200 / Popcorn Hour C300 lets you play the ISO from harddisk.


Q: The graphics in the game looks very pixelated. Does this represent a Blu-Play limitation?

A: Not at all. “Ukko’s Journey” was merely ported from a platform with a resolution of only 240×320 pixels. We made HD versions of the fonts and the backgrounds and the foregrounds, but we had to limit the amount of time spent on this project, due to a combination of having a ton of other things on our ToDo list, while not knowing if anyone will take any interest in this Blu-Play idea at all. So we decided to not spend additional time improving the level-graphics yet.


Q: When I try to upload/download highscores, it just says “No data found”!

A: You have probably accidentally entered a highscore ID in Settings. Go back and type “0” for ID. (Never mind the Password field). The highscore settings allows a group of people to compete with each other on their own personal (hidden) highscore list, but you need a highscore-list ID and a password (from me) to be able to use that feature.


Q: Under “Send to phone” it says “JavaME enabled phones only”. What’s that?

A: JavaME enabled phones was what everyone was using before the arrival of Android phones and iPhones. Almost all phones ran JavaME back then, because it was either embedded into the firmware, or in the OS. If a stock phone couldn’t run JavaME, you could always find an app that would let you run it. again regardless of what OS you were using.

Nowadays this is still true for Android. You can simply install phoneME. However, since the MIDlets on this disc were all created for small resolutions, they aren’t very useful on the big Android displays.


Q: Do I have to burn the ISO onto a BD-R, or can I use a DVD?

A: You can burn a Blu-ray ISO file onto a DVD, but sadly it won’t play everywhere. Xbox One owners are in luck here. PlayStation owners are not. Testing standard Blu-ray players reveals that about 30%-40% of the players accepts Blu-ray content on a DVD, mostly Samsung players.


Q: What exactly is Blu-Play?

A: The Blu-Play label is an attempt of fixing a few widely accepted misconceptions about Blu-ray Disc Java (BD-J), by giving “BD-J homebrew games” a new and “fresh” label. One that sounds a lot better, emphasises that focus is on the gaming-consoles, is much more easily found when searching online, and isn’t associated with all the false rumours about the limitations of BD-J. By demonstrating a lot of the functionality here that many people has claimed to be impossible, I’m hoping to breathe new life into BD-J development for the game-consoles.

Read more about Blu-Play here.


Q: I wanna buy a disc with this!

A: I will be trying the Disc on Demand service from EditHouse in London, so buying a disc will hopefully be possible soon. Note: I will not be making any money on this. The price on the disc is the fee EditHouse is charging.

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[Released] ManaGunz v1.27

@Zar has updated his popular PS3 Backup Manager to version 1.27, it has a whole lot of additions and fixes, here is the full list of changes:




  • Add : Support CFW 481 DEX.
  • Add : Mamba v3 is ported to every supported fw.
  • Add : PS2emu patcher is updated with the new payload to support PS2 CONFIG. 
  • Add : PS2 CONFIG files from psdevwiki are included. It will be added automatically if there isn’t any CONFIG used.
  • Add : PS2 Menu. See note (3).
  • Add : To have a faster loading, ICON0s and covers are loaded in a background task, a progress bar is displayed.
  • Fix : Navigation with L joystick is less sensible.
  • Fix : Better detection of the firmware version to avoid issues with similar fw. 
  • Fix : freeze when it scanned some PS1/PS2 games. Fixed ‘Get_ID’ function.
  • Fix FileManager : NTFS drive are mounted when the window is refreshed.
  • Add FileManager : Press L3 to refresh the window.
  • Add FileManager : xRegistry viewer. It convert the registry to a txt file in “/dev_hdd0/tmp/xreg.txt”.
  • Add FileManager : Scroll option menu with direction pad.
  • Add FileManager : Check CRC of PSP ISO with CRC from renascene.
  • Add Offsetfinder : It generate firmwares informations for mamba v3.


You can download this and see more information at the


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[Released] PSDK3v3 By zecoxao – PS Vita

PSDK3v3 By zecoxao

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@zecoxao has updated PSDK3v3, with this you can compile HENkaku homebrew for the PS Vita and thanks to kozarovv at PSX-Place you can learn how to do that:



[TUT] How to compile Vita/PSTV henkaku homebrew using PSDK3v3


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