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on how to run PS3 games which contain 4+GB files from an external PlayStation 3 FAT32 HDD.
Those interested can check out the guide below, and be sure to share your results in our PS3 JailBreak Game Compatibility List
To quote: Due to FAT32 limitations users needed to run these games from internal hard drive only. However, it seems that isn't the only option anymore. Many games utilize a file format known as PSARC (*.psarc).
These files ending in .psarc are archive files similar to zip or rar files on PC. By extracting these large archive files and using the smaller files that are inside, users can get stay under the 4GB limit.
This method has been tested on Uncharted II, and will only work on games utilizing the psarc file format.
1) Download PSARC.zip
PlayStation Archive Utility (or the PARC GUI v0.1
or the PARC GUI v0.2
update by TeamKidneyBean