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

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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RE[3]: Comment by FlyingJester
by zima on Thu 25th Jan 2018 21:16 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by FlyingJester"
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playing from an internal hard drive

I assume only "thick" models (IIRC only they had the option of internal HDD ...or perhaps also a USB-connected HDD or pendrive with "slim" models"?), by way of some modded firmware?

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