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PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.74 and 4.00 Updates Surface


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139w ago - For those who own PS3 Debug / Test consoles or are simply into collecting PlayStation 3 file leaks, recently PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.74 surfaced alongside version 4.00 from Sony's North American Press Web site.

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If you didn't know, the address to their Press site is [Register or Login to view links] and Sony offers free access to all members of the press there using SCEA / SC3APR to login and obtain the latest press releases and related files.

Finally, keep in mind these PUP updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so they are intended for examination and comparison purposes only.

We have 100% confirmed that running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error before the installation completes: The data type is not supported. (8002F029)

Special Thanks to ConsoleDev for the heads-up on the news tip!




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praveenmantra's Avatar
#9 - praveenmantra - 170w ago
3.60 update is corrupted

CJPC's Avatar
#8 - CJPC - 170w ago
Two fold - for this to run, there are certain flags inside the system that can't be changed without Sony's keys. Furthermore, any JB'd system now can access more things than on a debug box.

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#7 - Aussiegamer - 170w ago
i am by no means a programmer or developer of any kind, but would someone be kind enough to try to explain why this wouldn't lead to CFW for retail consoles?

many thanks

PS3 News's Avatar
#6 - PS3 News - 170w ago
Usually from people on the inside at Sony or from their Press FTP servers, but nah this won't lead to a new PS3 CFW for Retail consoles.

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#5 - NTA - 170w ago
Lol how does stuff get leaked?

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