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New PS3 METLDR Revision in CECH-2504 May Block Downgrading

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159w ago - Today the Spanish PlayStation 3 developer dospiedras1973 who recently revealed both the PS3 Firmware 3.6x Downgrade via Infectus and PS3 3.7x Downgrade for Slims and Fats with NOR Flash has discovered what he believes may be a new PS3 METLDR revision in a CECH-2504 console (shipped with 3.60 Firmware) that blocks downgrading.

Below are his findings, roughly translated: New revision of blocks metldr downgrade for that guys, I found a console factory cech2504 with fw 3.60 and I found this:

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In Plaintext:
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The console in question was a cech2504 with Datecode 1B. I guess that's where that will forward all Datecode and not downgrade for the moment

Lookin through the notice and the toil of extracting the rules and be 6 hours trying the downgrade in different ways

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Osirisx's Avatar
#9 - Osirisx - 159w ago
mine was a uk 250gb and came with 3.40 date code is 0c looks like i won't be able to downgrade, currently on 3.61

damox's Avatar
#8 - damox - 159w ago
There is also another metldr.

[*]metldr (before datecode 1B)

racer0018's Avatar
#7 - racer0018 - 159w ago
I have one ordered so i can take a look at it. I will have to do some testing. Got someone that works for a store and i get it at cost. SO if i mess it up then i mess it up. THanks

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#6 - NTA - 159w ago
Boooooooo 3.60

Natepig's Avatar
#5 - Natepig - 159w ago
Sony seem to have really got their act together after their earlier fail.

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