Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jan 2018 22:35 UTC
Games

After years of work, hackers have finally managed to unlock the PS4 hardware with an exploit that lets the system run homebrew and pirated PS4 software. In a somewhat more surprising discovery, those hackers have also unlocked the ability to run many PS2 games directly on the console, using the same system-level emulation that powers legitimate PlayStation Classics downloads.

That's actually quite useful. Too bad this requires hacking and cracking, instead of it simply being a legitimate option. I have quite a few PS2 games I'd love to play directly on my PS4, instead of having to buy remasters.

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Buy Again
by computrius on Wed 24th Jan 2018 00:34 UTC
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"Too bad this requires hacking and cracking, instead of it simply being a legitimate option"

But then you wouldn't have to buy them again.

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