Welcome to PS3Hax, your official PS3 hacks, PS3 Homebrew, and PS3 Downloads scene. Check back daily to keep up with the latest PS3 Hacks and drop by our forums for more PS3 Hacks discussions.
Read about everything about the Sony PS4. Discuss the PlayStation 4 news, rumors and release dates in the PS4 forums. Find out about any new PS4 hacks and homebrew.
  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 18/11/2013 , @ 01:01pm

     

    Those of you who are EU members, can enjoy this 14 day trial, here is some info:

     

    Description

    PlayStation®Plus 14 Day Trial: Current or previous Plus members are not eligible to redeem a 14 day trial

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

    Become a member of PlayStation Plus and get access to the below features on your PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.

    Instant Game Collection: Get top-rated* games on your PS4 ™, PS3 ™ and PS Vita every month for the course of your membership.

    PS4 Online Multiplayer: Play with your friends and take on the world in immersive multiplayer action on your PS4™.

    Money-saving Discounts: Cash in on loads of great deals on PlayStation®Store games and add-ons.

    Exclusive Access: Jump to the front of the queue to try out new demos and official Beta trials.

    Online Storage: Back up your saved games and carry on playing from where you left off – even if you’re round at a friend’s house on their PS4™ or PS3 ™.

    *Top-rated is based on a Metacritic rating of 70+

    You are eligible to redeem one PlayStation®Plus 14 day trial only. You can only redeem this Voucher Code if you are not a current PlayStation®Plus subscriber and you have never previously subscribed to or received a trial of PlayStation®Plus. PlayStation®Plus content and services vary by subscriber age.

    Credit/debit card details required. At the end of your 14 day trial, if you do not take any action, your 14 day trial will automatically renew to a one-month paid membership in accordance with the SEN Terms of Service and User Agreement and you will be charged from funds in your SEN wallet. If your SEN wallet does not have sufficient funds, the credit/debit card connected to your SEN wallet will be charged for the remaining balance.

    You may cancel your 14 day trial at any time. Full terms and conditions can be found in the SEN Terms of Service and User Agreement at eu.playstation.com/legal.

    To get the trial, either visit the PS Store via your PS3 or click the link below:
    14 Day PS+ Trial

    Source NeoGaf


  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 18/11/2013 , @ 12:26pm

     

    Im sure there are some of you in the UK who missed on pre ordering the PS4, for time of its release on the 29th of November, you can pre order at any of the games stores now, but you wont be able to get those until Christmas.
    However Tesco UK, is offering the Knack Bundle for sale for £385 and state it will be delivered on release day, you can also get £10 of that price if you are a new Tesco customer, here are some links:

    Tesco PS4 Knack Bundle
    Hot Deals UK For Discount Code
    Source Eurogamer

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 18/11/2013 , @ 10:49am

     

    We all know that electronics get hot, the only way of telling how hot they really are is my measuring their temperature and one of these methods is by using a Thermal Camera and as these images show, the result is quite impressive:

    The first image shows the console in a vertical position, having and the firmware updated:

    The second image shows the PS4 in a vertical position, after being on for 30 minutes and playing Killzone:

    The third and fourth images, shows the PS4 in a horizontal position, with 20 minutes of Killzone gameplay between

    Source/More Images

    Thanks Euss :)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 17/11/2013 , @ 11:10am

     

    I’m sure you have read the numerous articles about Foxconn hiring students and forcing them to assemble the PS4 with no pay as part of an internship, well according to a message posted by one of these alleged students, their mistreatment may have dire consequences on our PS4′s.

    On Friday someone by the name of qbroid joined IGN and posted this message:

    As some of you already know some ps4 are assembled by Foxconn in Yantai China by intern students.
    http://www.polygon.com/2013/10/10/4823796/report-foxconn-chinese-students-forced-to-manufacture-ps4

    On Aug. 28th, one of the student started a thread stating that “Since foxconn are not treating us well, we will not treat ps4 console well. The ps4 console we assemble can be turned on at best”. This thread has been deleted but got snapshot.

    If your ps4 console was manufactured in Yantai China, then I wish you good luck.

    You can translate the content yourself in google translate.

    这么高端的一个产品,这可是索尼和微软联合起来对抗苹果的关键一步,可不幸的是小日本把它交给了富士康,富士康又把他们交给了我们这群北信实习生,它错了,它这次真的错了,富士康没把我们当人看,我们也没把它当成高端产品看,除了应付还是应付,这批产品能正常开机是我们最高的期望,哈哈,等ps4 9月9日正式上市的时候就是索尼亏损和富士康倒闭的日子!!共同祈祷吧!

     

    He finished the post with this image:

    On the second page of the thread, he posts this image, followed by the Chinese text with translation:

    1# OP:今天做英版PS3,在里边吐了口水,只为发泄。最近事故好多,不敢给家里打电话说事实,人命真不值钱.
    Today when I was making a UK versioin of PS3, I spitted saliva into it. Recently a lot of accident happened and I am too scared to call my family and tell them. Our life is so cheap that no one cares.

    2# 哈哈,直接拉坨翔进去
    Haha, you should take a shit into it.

    4# 我把多出来的密封贴纸带出来了,忘贴了的都是我的
    I brought the unused sealing sticker out, those which are forgotten to have sticker are all on me.

    5# 我咳嗽一口痰飞到主板上,上盖直接盖上了
    I coughed saliva on to the motherboard and I just cover the case

    10# 表示我天天摔PS4,一次三个
    I throw PS4 down every day, three together once.

    Source

    Via HackInformer On Twitter ( You should follow him )

    Before anyone gets upset and starts hating on Sony or Chinese Students, remember that this is merely a rumour and nothing more.

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 02:18pm

     

    Here is another video tutorial from CNPalmer, this one shows you how to set up your PS Vita with your PS4:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 02:16pm

     

    After a couple of silly PS4 from me, I’m going to post a couple of serious ones :)
    CNPalmer has created a video showing how to sync the PS3 Android App to the PS4:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 02:09pm

     

    This video shows, it can get pretty damn hot:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 01:37pm

     

    I remember when the PS3 was released in USA, at a release day event, some dude took his PS3 out of the box, dropped it on the ground and let his friends, smash it to pieces with a Sledgehammer, while a shocked queue looked on in horror, well someone has done something similar with the PS4, check this video:

    Thanks for making me look for the video ICECOLDKILLAH :p

    EDIT
    More smashing videos :p

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 12:32pm

     

    With the PS4 being released, we are going to see an abundance of teardowns, so i thought id post a few videos, of all PlayStation related teardowns :)

    PS1

    More detailed:

    PS2

    PSP

    PS3

    PS Vita

    PS4


  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 11:56am

     

    Post below by philo

    Mind you this video is being done between 2 AM and 5 AM EST so we weren’t exactly all 100% awake. We went in-depth unlike some of the other videos out there. Three guys some beer and a new console on the floor. This is what it’s all about. In my opinion Sony did a hell of a job designing the Playstation 4

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 16/11/2013 , @ 11:33am

     

    Sony have confirmed that they use FreeBSD Open Source Software in the PS4, which isn’t much of a surprise as this is what they also use in the PS3′s OS, here is a list of the Open Source Software used inside the PS4:

    PlayStation®4 uses the open source software listed below.

    • base64
    • BSD libc
    • cairo
    • CELT (Opus)
    • cJSON
    • cURL
    • eglib
    • Ethernet driver
    • Expat XML Parser
    • FreeBSD Kernel
    • FreeBSD’s fsck/newfs commands
    • FreeType 2
    • giflib-4.1.2
    • ICU
    • Jerasure version 1.2A
    • jQuery
    • kiconv for unicode
    • libcompiler_rt
    • libcxxrt
    • libjpeg
    • libjpeg-turbo
    • libm
    • libpng
    • libpthread
    • libunwind
    • libusb FreeBSD
    • libusrsctp 0.9.1
    • libxml2
    • Lua
    • Mersenne Twister
    • mmc driver & sdhci driver
    • Mono class libraries
    • Mono VM
    • Network FreeBSD
    • OpenSSL
    • pixman
    • Protocol Buffers
    • SQLite-net
    • squish
    • udf2.x fs
    • Webkit
    • zlib

    Source

    PS4 Dev Wiki

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 15/11/2013 , @ 03:05pm

     

    I was hesitant about posting this article, due to a couple of comments in this thread, however some awesome PS3HaX members suggested i should :p
    After all it is important to make people aware of the faults with release day consoles and other retails which had problems due to Firmware updates.

    IGN’s Retail PS4 Stops Outputting Via HDMI After A User Started Downloading From Netflix

    Kotaku Has Problem With Their PS4 ( Faulty HDMI Port )

    PS4 Purchaser illicit_28 has a DOA Machine From Wallmart

    Klueso-007 With A Post On His Broken PS4 On The Official US PS Website

    Dylx From NeoGaf With Bricked Console After Attempting To Update

    WhosCalvin From twitter With A DOA machine From Taco Bell

    Dan Thier From Forbes With A Faulty HDMI

    arogon Posted On Reddit About His PS4 Problems With A Machine From Taco Bell
    He Posts A Video On Wednesday That Sony Wont Fix The Problem Until Friday

    RynoRocks With A faulty PS4 From Taco Bell

    sepansk4 From YouTube With Graphics/HDMI Problem Which He Got From Taco Bell

    coryclimaldi From Twitter With A Faulty PS4 From Taco Bell

    schwabdizzle From Reddit Reporting Of A Very Loud PS4 When Playing With Disc

    JanMarcGueits With PS4 Bought From Best Buy Has HDMI Problems

    YouTube User seanmcc09 With Red Light Error After Trying To Update Firmware

    You Can Find Numerous Errors Here On This Pastebin Link

    PS3HaX Member DjKlown Having Display Issues

    PS3HaX Member kiwikev77 With Over Heating Problems

    Other Problems:
    PSN Server Problems

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 15/11/2013 , @ 08:58am

     

    You can always count on the guys at iFixit to bring you the first proper teardown of a Games Console, here are the best images:







    Source, full size images and more pics:
    PlayStation 4 Teardown
    Via

    EDIT:
    Here is a video:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 15/11/2013 , @ 04:46am

     

    HolmesInFive has posted an awesome review on the new PlayStation App for Android, here it is:

    You can also get the application for iOS

    You can download the application here for your device:
    PlayStation For Android
    PlayStation for iOS

    If you want to follow Chris or watch his other videos, click on one of the links below:

    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HolmesInFive
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/HolmesInFive
    Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+HolmesInFive
    Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/HolmesInFive
    Instagram - http://www.Instagram.com/HolmesInFive

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 15/11/2013 , @ 03:58am

     

    It seems Sony are having some maintenance problems, rot posted a link from PlayStationLifestyle, in which they discuss the issue and looking over my Twitter im seeing tweets about this Sony failing, here are some pics:

    This one from PlayStation Twitter Feed:

    The link shows this:

    Here is an image showing the error on the PS4 from dantezteam:

    dantezteam also posted some other images:

    Updating Firmware:

    Logging into PSN

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 14/11/2013 , @ 02:57pm

     

    Well this is officially my favourite PS4 video:

    Source

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 13/11/2013 , @ 09:30pm

     

    I’m not sure how legit this is, so of course it is being treated as a huge rumour, until someone confirms or squashes the validity of this:

     

    Killzone Shadow Falls: 37.4Gb
    Knack: 39.3gb

    Both game contains single Pkg that contains whole data. as well as “RIF” file that is used for storing purchase data to activate digital contents from PSN Store.

    ├ ─ PS4
    │ └ ─ UPDATE
    PS4UPDATE.PUP

    ├ ─ App
    │ └ ─ CUSA00190
    app.pkg

    ├ ─ bd
    PARAM.SFO

    └ ─ license
    rif

    This seems interesting and today I’ve got my Killzone SF and COD Ghost from gamestop.

    I tried loading them on my PS3′s BD-ROM it couldn’t read them. Maybe it was too obvious lol,

    However it seems that PC’s BD-ROM could read them.

    here’s the original source below.

    [Source] = http://bbs.a9vg.com/forum.php?mod=vi…ad&tid=3751020

     

    Update:

    Two more games are released as well.

    Can’t really reveal the original source because they’re so strict about their security.

    My friend is the one of the members over there.




     You can check the gallery over here:  Click

    ====================================================

    Update 2:

    UP9000-CUSA00190_00-KZ4RELEASE000041

    It looks just like the one of those PS3′s typical PKG files..

    Click for full size.

  • Posted by Pirate , on 13/11/2013 , @ 04:11pm

     

    With the PS4 release right around the corner, we are asking the Hax community, when are you grabbing your PlayStation 4 console?

    When are you getting the PS4?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...