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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.
PR disaster how? I really think you overestimate the amount of people that will actually hack their PS3s. By a looooooooooong shot.
 
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You dont understand how having to send in your PS3 to be able to play the latest games would be disastrous?

Everything past the first sentence of what you just posted is actually completely irrelevant in terms of the context of the post you're replying to.

Sorry to go in on you, but being wrong on the internet is serious business.
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What fix are they talking about? Short of a new hardware revision, which I am sure they will do, all of the current systems are compromised. That is it.
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Now that Im thinking more and more about it:
One of the things Sony can do very easily is just go on a mass banning spree of consoles and/or account.

Banning my account will make me cry for weeks on end because of all the content I've purchased. My 360 account suffered the same fate and it wasn't easy accepting that, yet alone all my save data going POOF.
I think Im gonna revert back to a regular firmware until we see what Sony does.
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all the content I've purchased
who purchases content anymore?
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Now that Im thinking more and more about it:
One of the things Sony can do very easily is just go on a mass banning spree of consoles and/or account.

Banning my account will make me cry for weeks on end because of all the content I've purchased. My 360 account suffered the same fate and it wasn't easy accepting that, yet alone all my save data going POOF.
I think Im gonna revert back to a regular firmware until we see what Sony does.
Your XBL account got banned? For what? Modding Xbox only resorted in banned console. You must of did something very naughty or pissed someone off pretty bad.

I don't see Sony banning accounts. I would like to think they wouldn't. I think they would follow the route of Microsoft and just ban the console.

Mass banning of consoles = increased console sales
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I'm less interested in the homebrew and hacking, more so in what the hell Sony are going to do!
They won't do anything, silly...


Say that fool was using a newer Micro Center Flash drive, what a give away!
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Now that Im thinking more and more about it:
One of the things Sony can do very easily is just go on a mass banning spree of consoles and/or account.

Banning my account will make me cry for weeks on end because of all the content I've purchased. My 360 account suffered the same fate and it wasn't easy accepting that, yet alone all my save data going POOF.
I think Im gonna revert back to a regular firmware until we see what Sony does.
Sounds like they crippled your 360 hard drive. You know you can uncripple it right?

As for bannings Sony can ban me all they want, I have only been on the PSN once or twice in 2 years.
 
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Your XBL account got banned? For what? Modding Xbox only resorted in banned console. You must of did something very naughty or pissed someone off pretty bad.

I don't see Sony banning accounts. I would like to think they wouldn't. I think they would follow the route of Microsoft and just ban the console.

Mass banning of consoles = increased console sales
Well, I used my JTAG and logged in with my main account like an ASS. It was a mistake. I didnt think they would ban my account, like you said - modded xbox = banned console.

It turns out that because my console got red flagged for the JTAG, so did the account I logged into it with. So they looked at my account and saw I had modified gamerscore. So they banned me for that and that alone. So stupid. Really stupid. I thought I modified it so perfectly that it wasn't noticeable but apparently it doesn't matter. The dates were all done good so it could be that either and it wasn't like I jumped 20k gamerscore at once. Progressively I was adding score over an entire month.

So just because I modified my gamerscore: I lost over 4 years of content I bought on Xbox Live and all my save data unless I play singleplayer/offline.

Lesson is - no matter how full proof you think it is: if they look at you specifically, they will figure it out. Which is why I think anyone who is going to use their custom firmware who thinks that Sony can't see that you are just because it's signed is underestimating Sony.

Granted, it makes it alot harder for Sony to do anything automatic because the hardware doesn't put up red flags for them to look at you unlike a JTAG: but if given a smallest reason to look in your direction and they do so, they will be able to tell what's on your system. I could be wrong, but I can't see why Sony wouldn't be able to detect custom software on the PS3 if they looked specifically for it, regardless of it being signed. They already monitor what's on your system as it is, they've said it and their "quests" and "reward zone" does it does it as well.

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Sounds like they crippled your 360 hard drive. You know you can uncripple it right?

As for bannings Sony can ban me all they want, I have only been on the PSN once or twice in 2 years.
They didn't cripple my hard drive as all my save datas were stored on a seperate 360 (my main one). Problem is, I can't transfer those save datas to another account beyond my knowledge. So all my time spent in games like Borderlands are unusable unless I play singleplayer. Unless of course, there is a way you know that I don't. It'd be a god send
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 1/8/11 at 1:43am
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Maybe this will prompt Sony to start on the PS4
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