PS Vita Debug Firmware Spotted
Here is some more debug firmware
news. Visiting Gamescom some very fine gentleman stumbled upon a PS Vita running debug firmware 1.69.1.
The video below showcases the many neat features one can find, but the firmware does come with a rather interesting security feature.
Every 90 days you are required to enter a new activation key and failing to do so would render your PS Vita useless as it will refuse to boot.
About PS Vita Debug Firmware
Our good friends The Z and npt were at Gamescom this week, and found out that the Vita they tried had a 1.69.1 Debug firmware.
- A Package Installer (this apparently needs to run through CMA in order to copy packages), which, as the name implies, allows to install (unsigned?) packages.
- Download content to the console without having to go through CMA.
- Choose which server to download Updates from, an option to fake a 3g network from wifi (to test 3g functionality)
- A possibility to fake lots of parameters (such as free disk space, etc…)
- Options to change key bindings (in particular X and O can apparently be exchanged)
- Change region settings
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