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[maximumPC]Sony Scrambles to Plug PS3 Root Key Hole, Will Use Serial Keys for Games

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In an effort to curtail piracy and thwart any damage that might result from the recent public posting of security codes for the PlayStation 3 console.
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does this mean that you could still play homebrews using the old key method? i mean they can't phase that out or it will render all previous video games useless.
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What's really funny is you've been able to play pirated games on the 360 since it came out, Microsoft just said "Eh, pirates don't represent more than 1.5% of our user base, why spend millions trying to fix it?"
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Is it just me, or does this fix feel like an instance of "to little, too late".
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Lol? Isn't this what's done on the PC already? Look what that solved.

This does nothing, Sony.

Your only option is to release the PS4 asap. Take the first step before Microsoft and rid of us this 2005 hardware.
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Lol? Isn't this what's done on the PC already? Look what that solved.

This does nothing, Sony.

Your only option is to release the PS4 asap. Take the first step before Microsoft and rid of us this 2005 hardware.
Great idea.. im sick of these consoles... And i dont wanna wait til 2015 to get new ones... We might not even be here!!

Lol
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I already have a considerably large PS3 library of games that I have already bought, and there are still games that I am planning to buy. But I don't think I will be buying any ps3 games with serial keys thats for sure. PC is where the fun is at anyways.

Even this whole hacking thing is like meh. I have the gehot jailbreak but I haven't turned on my ps3 since I did that and I really am not sure what to do with it.
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Imagine having to type in a serial key on a ps3 if you dont have a keyboard or textpad addon... What a hassle... And patched EBOOTS without a serial check will be out within hours of game release... Sony should definitely reconsider this one. Its the same issue as DRM... Causing the legitimate users more hassles while the illegitimate users just patch and move on with their illegal usage.
    
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124C-8759-LSMU-B00B-K21A


Oh ya.. this is gonna be a while to play your most wanted game after purchase


i hope is just 1234 lol
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What's really funny is you've been able to play pirated games on the 360 since it came out, Microsoft just said "Eh, pirates don't represent more than 1.5% of our user base, why spend millions trying to fix it?"
Not exacty true the xbox360 has went thru mutiple dvd drives to try to stop pirates and each time it was hacked again the current drive in the slims and the liteons were hardest to get past if i recall.
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Im hoping its not keys we have to type in, that would be a hassle.
 
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