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post #11 of 42
I'm interested in both.

Homebrew is good for some reasons. I'm not interested in piracy but it would be nice to have Linux on my PS3 and the ability to dump all of my games to the HDD if I wanted to.

However I'm not going to go out of my way to do this as I use my PS3 more than I use my PC nowadays and so the ability to update my games is essential and I need an authentic firmware version to do that.
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post #12 of 42
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Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
I'm less interested in the homebrew and hacking, more so in what the hell Sony are going to do!
Well your no fun alex Jk love you <3

I want to know more about the homebrew and putting Linux back on there, so Sony take that feature away from us!! I like to mess around with Linux and to be able to do that on my PS3 with BluRay and my PS3 games, yaaaaa
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post #13 of 42
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But why would you want Linux on a PS3? am i missing something?
you're not as big of a dork as you thought huh.
post #14 of 42
Silly Sony. You can't fix something if it isn't a problem.
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Well Sony its finally time for me to take my PS3 off the net. Playing on the PSN was fun at times.
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Well Sony its finally time for me to take my PS3 off the net. Playing on the PSN was fun at times.
I'd like to do that as well, BUUUUUTTTTT I gotta have my GT5 online
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post #17 of 42
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I'm interested in both.

Homebrew is good for some reasons. I'm not interested in piracy but it would be nice to have Linux on my PS3 and the ability to dump all of my games to the HDD if I wanted to.

However I'm not going to go out of my way to do this as I use my PS3 more than I use my PC nowadays and so the ability to update my games is essential and I need an authentic firmware version to do that.
same. I'm dieing to see what Sony tries to do but at the same time I want my homebrew.


In fact:
pssssttt don't tell anyone I said this
I'm hoping they fix it just to see how they fix it. lol
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post #18 of 42
I'm more interested in the piracy side of this. I'm waiting to see 1 of 2 things. Sony continually shutting down all attempts of piracy. Or, piracy becoming easily available for the end user without much of a hassle. Either will be interesting.
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post #19 of 42
Sony will say all sorts of fud, but won't be able to do anything.

Not without new hardware.

Now, they could make it so you have to take your machine to get it updated to be able to play the latest games, but that would be a PR disaster.

Of course, Sony won't learn the lesson that removing the OtherOS function is what caused the peeps who know how to do this stuff, to get busy on it.

I want a PS3 now. It would be the perfect HTPC type setup. BD player, powerful computer, looks decent (compared to the others). Would be able to play emulators on it.

See, it's for the TV, and while modern games seem to think multiplayer means playing someone online, there's a bunch of great older systems games that are still fun for the family/friends.

As for piracy, who cares? Piracy has been around computer/video games from the get go. It doesn't cause much of a problem, I'd say, and I could be wrong: DRM causes more problems then piracy does. (DRM causes problems for the consumers who pay, and the companies waste money on it when they should be spending it on the game).

I play more homebrew on my consoles that I do video games, 'cept maybe my PS2. (still has some of the best RPG)

anyways, this doesn't mean anything for the normal consumer. Well, of course, Sony might now brick your consoles, but hey, blame it on the pirates.
    
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How many PS3's does he want?!
    
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