PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.72 Patch Update is Now Released

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134w ago - Today is a great day indeed for PlayStation 3 scene developers, and following up on the PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.70 Update from last month now comes the PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.72 patch update courtesy of ConsoleDev!

Download: PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.72 Patch Update (10.93 MB)

Similar to the 3.72 OFW Patch from the recently released PS3 3.72 (Retail) Firmware, it appears Sony is now offering compressed patch updates for PS3 Debug / Test console users.

As always, it's important to note that these PS3 Debug / TEST updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so it is intended for examination and comparison purposes only unless you own a Dev unit.

For those curious, running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error...
 

Progskeet QT Flasher for PS3 Test and Localized Versions Arrive

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136w ago - Following up on their previous guide, this weekend DiGiTaLAnGeL has made available some Progskeet QT Flasher PS3 updates in both NAND Test and Localized versions below.

Download: Progskeet QT Flasher (NAND Test) / Progskeet QT Flasher (Localized) / ProgSkeet PS3 NOR Downgrade v2 Patcher

To quote: Hi Guys! Today I would like to introduce you the new step in the Progskeet evolution: the “QT” Flasher... The actual public version is a bit “buggy” and difficult to use, and it works well only on Windows XP, as Windows 7 and other OS have compatibility problems with it (some are just crappy things that you can fix with some tricks, while other makes the Flasher crash).

During the last times, the Flasher developer which constantly works on it to improve the stability and the...
 

PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.70 Update is Now Released

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137w ago - It's been three weeks since the PS3 OFW 3.70 update was released, and today ConsoleDev tipped us off HERE that the PlayStation 3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.70 update is now in circulation publicly as well!

Download: PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.70 Update / PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.70 Update (Mirror)

To quote: PlayStation 3 Debugging Station System Software Update Data - Controlled item under export regulations US Export Administration Regulations ECCN 5D002

370_001 DECH (Debugging Station) Update Data

When the system software is updated to the version 3.56 or later, downgrading cannot be
performed using update data that is older than 3.55. As for details, please refer to the following technical note.

  • Restrictions Regarding the Downgrading of the PlayStation 3 Reference Tool/PlayStation 3 Debugging Station (Technote ID:201101-05 https://ps3.scedev.net/technotes/view/1074)

WARNING:...
 

Video: Creat Studios Unveil New Test Yourself PSN DLC Packs

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143w ago - Creat Studios Marketing and PR Coordinator Bill Fryer has unveiled a video of the new Test Yourself DLC packs that will be hitting PSN next week.

To quote: The next two test blocks Test Yourself: Attention and Test Yourself: Memory will be available July 26th.

As their names imply, these add-ons will measure the user's attention and memory through a series of tests. These packs will be available in North America for $1.99.

The goal of Test Yourself is to provide users with an affordable, professional assessment of various aspects of their personalities and psychological abilities.

After the release of the initial pack, we received a ton of positive feedback about this game and we are very excited to release the next part of the Test Yourself experience. Users who complete all of the test blocks will receive a full psychological portrait and will better understand the complex characteristics of their states of mind.





The initial game Test Yourself: Psychology, which included test packs for Intelligence and Nervous System, was one of the top five downloaded games on PSN and is available for $2.99.

Test Yourself is a serious scientific product developed by a team of professional psychologists and counselors....
 

PS3 Debug / Test Firmware Update 3.66 is Now Available

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145w ago - As a follow-up to our previous article, today ConsoleDev has made available PS3 Debug Firmware Update 3.66 for PlayStation 3 Test / Debug units.

Download: PS3 Debug Firmware Update 3.66

As always, it's important to note that these PS3 Debug / TEST updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so it is intended for examination and comparison purposes only unless you own a Dev unit.

For those curious, 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)


 







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