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I don't think they can do much about it if people didn't play on PSN. Kind of the same thing for Xbox360. I guess they can add some checks on PSN somehow. But for offline even if they release a new firmware people will just not upgrade, since it's now possible to patch the eboot.bin of newer games to make them run on older firmware.
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I wouldn't be so positive Sony could have another level above that. Considering the PSP hacks available I would not be surprized if they did plan for this to happen eventially.

And Backing up games to HD at 20 to 50GB per disk It ain't worth it I would need an insane amount of space to back up my collection. On another not take care of your disks, It really is not hard.
I think it's worth it. I don't want spend 60$ on a game and then 1 little scratch and I have to toss out another 60$ for the same game.

I personally have ample amount of disk space on my sig rig and would love to backup my ps3 games onto it. That way if anything were to go wrong then I'd have the backup I could just reburn and play if need be.
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not much of a read since it is a security issue but Sony has acknowledged it.

network update??

EDIT: I just wanted to add a quote to the comments on the source,
timewarp1 : "Although how they will combat consoles not connected to PSN is beyond me"
Big Brother (Sony) is always watching. They probably have some sneaky way of tapping into PS3's though.
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And Backing up games to HD at 20 to 50GB per disk It ain't worth it I would need an insane amount of space to back up my collection. On another not take care of your disks, It really is not hard.
Storage is DIRT cheap. Taking care of discs isn't hard if you do it right, but discs can still get scuffed from in-case storage. I battle with this constantly with my CD collection, and subsequently have them backed up.

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Oh wait, it has nothing to do with the quality, it's the fact that given the opportunity people will commit crimes to make things better or easier for themselves without thinking of how it will affect others. It's been like that for thousands of years and probably will remain that way as well.
Its true.
    
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I think its a really good thing and it can just help the ps3 selling more!!!
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Sony should just discontinue the PS3 and shut down it's PSN networks then everyone could just **** and then it'll end up like the Dreamcast. lol

The PSP has been this way since the 1k series and devs could care less to develop for it. Games are hardly cranked out for the PSP.
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I think its a really good thing and it can just help the ps3 selling more!!!
No, its BAD for Sony and the PS3, they may sell consoles (do they even make a profit on them?) but people will start downloading the games instead of buying them, that could hurt Sony and the PS3 alot

Piracy in any situation is BAD!
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No, its BAD for Sony and the PS3, they may sell consoles (do they even make a profit on them?) but people will start downloading the games instead of buying them, that could hurt Sony and the PS3 alot

Piracy in any situation is BAD!
worked out great for these guys:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hurt_Locker

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Who pays the developers? The companies who hire them.
How do those companies make money? By selling video games.
If everyone pirates, how do they sell video games to pay the developers? They don't.

I guess they should make money "better" so people don't have to rob banks.

Oh wait, it has nothing to do with the quality, it's the fact that given the opportunity people will commit crimes to make things better or easier for themselves without thinking of how it will affect others. It's been like that for thousands of years and probably will remain that way as well.
Developers still make money if the game sells or doesn't, their called contracts, and they'll always get their full pay and maybe a little extra if royalties are involved.

Publishers and the console makers on the other hand should stop using half assed ways to prevent privacy, making the experience worse for the people who do pay for games like shotty drm or single owner policies.

It has everything to do with quality, quality with the game and quality with the security.
Edited by darksideleader - 1/7/11 at 9:20am
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I think its a really good thing and it can just help the ps3 selling more!!!
I want quoted on this if its true, but I predict,
1. PS3 sales increasing for a short time
2. Geohot getting sued or killed
3. quicker release for ps4? or Sony will just match the hash for there firmware and ban PSN for CFW. no biggy for non-online consoles.
4. more 2.5Hdd or external hard drive sales.
    
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Heh, the best way sony has to defend against this is teaming with ISP's and forcing 1mb connections on everyone, that way nobody would download 50gb games.

It works for me, since my connection is so ****ty I haven't pirated anything (nor bought through steam unless it was dirt cheap) since games started to be 5+ gb.

On the other hand my shelves are full of game boxes lol.

Seriously I just see this as a good thing for the homebrew, but piracy is bad for the industry (although sometimes some companies deserve to be pirated till they go bankrupt).
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