65w ago - Today /GriFFin reports that OxweB has apparently leaked the True Blue PS3 disc BCA codes (although curiously a source wasn't specified), however, they are now conveniently deemed useless as the DRM-infected USB dongle itself.
To quote: When the True Blue dongle first launched last year, it was originally using 'special' blu-ray discs to play games, instead of just DRMencoded eboots on the HDD.
But even after all the Paradox releases, there was a few games that only were available still on 'special' blu-ray discs. Over the course of last year, various groups try to figure out how to copy these discs, as they were sadly pirate stores that wish to sell them to their customers. Finally have much research the BD-Rom marks called 'BCA Codes' were figured out so they could by copied on normal blu-ray burner.
And now an person by the name 'OxweB' has leaked them onto the 'net, as basically they are useless now, but still it is part of sad scene PS3 history!
These are BCA codes off the TB discs (the barcode on the inner part of the disc).
You to can read them off the disc yourself with a scanner or magnifying glass, they are...
67w ago - Following up on the previous update, today I am releasing my True Blue USB dongle PS3 ELF dumper which works with any PlayStation 3 Firmware greater than 3.56 to dump the encrypted TB EBOOT / ELF files once they are loaded.
81w ago - Although PlayStation 3 developers have already commented on DRM-infected dongles, following in the shadows of JB-King and JB2USB today we have a third PS3 JailBreak 2 (JB2) True Blue (TB) dongle clone dubbed PB2 entering the market.
To quote from the official site (linked above): PB2 (PS3Break2) is the latest product from PS3Break Team who ever made a tremendous splash in the PS3 scene.
PB2 can break your own PS3 console and enjoy the latest and most popular PS3 games which require 3.6+ or 3.7+ PS3 firmware. The PS3Break team are focused on enhancing the user experience of our customers, play games with it easily!
Their official site (linked above) appears to be a simple template design similar to the others, while the DRM dongle is currently being peddled for $19.99 with the JB2USB PS3 JailBreak 2 (True Blue) clone details below, as follows:
JB2USB PS3 Features:
Booting of games designed for PS3 system software v3.6 and above
Runs your existing games and new v3.6+ games from HDD in conjunction with standard backup managers
Does not require the power/eject trick
Custom v3.55 Dongle firmware behaves like OFW when JB2USB is not inserted
Manufactured from highest grade components and Actel based