Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday September 30, 2017

PS4 Piracy Now Exists

Regular firmware updates and improved security have rendered console jailbreaking a cat-and-mouse game with continually moving targets, but one group has managed to hack the system to play pirated games. While the process is not straightforward, a flurry of PS4 games, including GTA V and Far Cry 4, has hit the web to confirm this "landmark" moment.

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...a potential pirate will need to jump through a number of hoops to enjoy any of these titles or others that may appear in the near future. KOTF explains as much in the NFO (information) files it includes with its releases. The list of requirements is long. First up, a gamer needs to possess a PS4 with an extremely old firmware version -- v1.76 -- which was released way back in August 2014. The fact this firmware is required doesn’t come as a surprise since it was successfully jailbroken back in December 2015.