Release: VHBL r160 for Vita 1.80


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188 Responses

  1. Madenit says:

    Great news got got my 32gb memory card so ill make asure I put it to good use

  2. ils says:

    Thank You for your ninja release
    (got it a week before)

    and for this VHBL :)

  3. Necrotek says:

    Thanks everyone who was involved in that release :)

  4. TelcoLou says:

    Yessssssssss!!! My F5 key was wearing out LOL

  5. trill904 says:

    Very nice. Thanks for all the hard work on this.

  6. VitaGenic says:

    Well done to you wololo and neuron! Thanks alot

  7. TheSpillmonkey says:

    Thank you both! Can’t wait to try it.

  8. Videomenace says:

    Sweet!! But problem is you released when i just headed to work! D’OH!! XD

  9. toxanik says:

    Weeeeeeeee-weeeeee. Thxxx.

  10. jacky says:

    My os is 1.69, PSV is HK, can I use this VHBL?

  11. Gustbran says:

    Arigagou Gosaimasu Wololo San aishiteru dayiou
    Thanks my friend

  12. tAng0 says:

    Wow, at last!

    A huge thankyou to everyone involved in this project, I missed the first few releases as I was not on the scene in the first few months after I purchased my Vita, after discovering homebrew was possible, i’ve been waiting months for this day! 6 hours of work left, but then i’m going to have a very interesting/entertaining evening!

    Huge thanks to Wololo, Neur0n and everyone else involved in the project, you have given this spectacular piece of hardware a new lease of life, WELL DONE!!!

  13. GS1Azul says:

    Thank you, Wololo and Neur0n.

  14. V2 says:

    WORKS ON PCH-1104 Vita ;D (EU)

    Allready play Mega Man x3 on SNES9X_TYL =))))


    First time i tried VHBL =) i am so happy =)

  15. D4RKSIDE says:

    Works on Monster Hunter 2 ???

  16. Japanadian says:

    Thank you so much. You truly are the master of the Vita scene.

  17. krystabegnalie says:

    i dont usually post (i usually lurk here), but maybe its the time i like to give thanks to neur0n and wololo for their great team effort to come up this vhbl release, and also to other devs that help to have vhbl to come in 1.80 firmware, now i can continue playing gba games in my vita hehehe

  18. Moses says:

    I downloaded the MP3 version of the VHBL and followed the steps though somehow if I enter the ‘download’ on the main menu, it just opens the normal download page. What can I do to make it right?

    • wololo says:

      Not sure, I have not tested this version myself. You do have the Japanese version, right?

    • MakoChild says:

      You may want to make sure that when you coppied the savedata over to the vita that you also removed your other savedata from the vita since it will only read one of them

  19. JustinWeiber says:

    ok everytime i goto the page with the link to DL Vhbl i get transfered to Wagic, and the download for MHVHNLL isnt on that page could someone help me please?

  20. D4RKSIDE says:

    Please answer coz he’s still available !!

  21. pls check it… thank u guys for your kindness and great effort…thanks to wololo and neuron…

  22. JustinWeiber says:

    ok so i keep checking the Download link out, and I STILL cant find/get to the MH VHBL at all! ..Um, WHY?! lol PLEASE fix this!

  23. sasuke1981 says:

    my comments get removed ***??…i need help, i tried to zip the file with roms inside (with the option store) but it doesnt work…how i can put roms in emulators?

  24. Eddie says:

    I usually just read comment but now i was able post one….i dont have ps vita yet but thank you wololo and neuron for keeping us updated on your work….you are far greater than tech giant sony…i hope somehow sony could donate to those charitable institution instead wasting money filing a suit to those people who just want to enjoy the hardware they already bought

  25. YeeOnn says:

    may I know can I keep playing the MHP2 with the savefile?
    Wondering if it is playable then i no need switching in between 2 save files…
    Hope to play MHP2 some more…

    great thanks for Nuer0n and wololo…

  26. Meech says:

    Thanks a lot wololo!

  27. sasuke1981 says:

    and another thing….how i can delete or unistall homebrews? =/

  28. D4RKSIDE says:

    I want to buy the eur version coz freedom unite isn’t available anymore

  29. tiago_tommy says:

    WOLOLO we love you !!! awesome job!!

  30. Metalliphyll says:

    Thanks Wololo and Neur0n

  31. Darcio says:

    how to pass the snes rom for the vita?

  32. Metalliphyll says:

    Wololo what would happen if i tried to boot up a custom firmware flasher like pro C or something like that

  33. hene193 says:

    Thank you wololo! You are the best

  34. wlll says:

    Wololo, did u see the video,the chinese hacker jailbreak the vita, i saw the video, looks not fake, if u want to see it, click on the video to play, i only found it in chinese site

    • new says:

      It seems like a PSP ISO loader not a vita iso loader. It looks like PSV user mode and not the full PSV kernel mode but PSV user mode is all we need:)

  35. James Way says:

    Awesome! And not a moment too soon, just replaced my zagg skin for a skinomi one. Got ps1, psp and vita games on it and now homebrews. Thanks to Sony for such a wonderful piece of tech, don’t see this getting done on a 3ds. Now if only the tablet s could get root.

  36. JustinWeiber says:

    hey Wololo, Hate to bother you and sound like a tool, but I’m still getting redirected to ur Wagic page no matter WHAT I click on, link wise in the VHBL links. I’ve tried 3 browsers, my main one being firefox and still redirected…I’m about to give up man. lol could you direct me in the right path for these files with a link or something please?

  37. Jan says:

    Red Cross Philippines are corrupt, Foreign Red cross donated new clothing and food and some Filipino red Cross switch the donations into used clothes and expired canned goods..

  38. Tracekid says:

    My files aren’t copying with teh CMA. only the save will. SNES9xtyl isn’t copying. It says it is, but the space usage remains the same :(

  39. nene says:

    do i realy need to buy the game is there anyother way i can get it wit out buying it? or downloading it. an i know if i download the game my psp vita has to be hack an theres no hack for 1.80 so from what iam looking at. so do i realy have to buy the game ??? i got all the files i need allready

    • Tracekid says:

      You can’t get the same version of the game anymore to work with the VHBL. Yes you need to buy it but don’t waste oyur money now. You’re too late.

      • nene says:

        i still have the game Monster hunter Freedom Unite in my pvs us… but itsz 20 cash… itsz still there to download.. what version i need? or thats the one i need an if it is i can still buy it but iam not tryen to lol

  40. jvr1994 says:

    Can somebody tell me the emulators that are compatible

  41. Jeppe says:

    will lamecraft be able in this update og vhbl

  42. Jeppe says:

    will lamecraft be able in this update of vhbl

  43. Rich says:

    Does anyone know why the topic titled, PS Vita runs ISO, was locked?

  44. elroy says:

    well i may have missed the “ninja” release. but a handicapped emulator hack isn’t much of a miss. looking forward to reading more about a native user mode vita hack.

  45. -X-77 says:

    9/11 will for ever be remembered as the day most of us (hopefully) got to finally experience homebrew on their psvita..

    Let us have a moment of silence for the lost loved ones of all those restrained vitas that sony lost….


  46. john says:

    will monster hunter freedom 2 work ?

  47. jdubs says:

    Works like a charm!! Thank you guys!!!!!!!!!!!! Now to load my homebrew. 😀

  48. fran says:

    lamecraft runing

  49. Sylen7Nato says:

    finally my patience has paid off!!!…thank u wololo, neuron, and the many others that worked so hard to make this release happen…i cant wait to try this out now…and btw, the MH Freedom Unite game is still on the US store as of 9:00 MST this morning…

  50. Azio says:

    Hey wololo i want to know how to get roms for daedalu64.Plzz help me.

  51. 1fff says:

    NICE good work but how can i add roms or the bios file both of them were deleted if i install the homebrew can anyone help me ?

  52. mohsin says:

    no i wont help you and good work guys

  53. XHARO says:

    I didn’t get the game last night because the maintenance but after it the as done monster hunter freedom unite was still in the psn store on the vita but is it safe to download and run VhbL on it?

  54. XHARO says:

    After it was done*

  55. I amsoooo angry, i bought a psn card yesterday and tried to download MHFU but there was an error. So i couldnt buy the game off the vita. I hate you sony bastards. How long will it take for us to get vhbl in the next monster hunter games????

  56. 1fff says:

    i can`t add roms or the bios on gpsp or other please help me

  57. XHARO says:

    Really tha sucks bro are you in the U.S?

  58. XHARO says:

    I kno its gunna be long time but when will the next exploit game come out
    Cuz i think i missed out again O_o

    • Koji says:

      There probably won’t be another release till a new Vita firmware is out, and that’s only if there is a working exploit found and employed by then. At the very least, you should try checking the site every friday/saturday because those are the days when exploited games are announced.

  59. booler says:

    Is there any Sega emulator working on vhbl 1.80?

    Can you point me in right direction, I cannot find any picodrive or something.

  60. zaiii says:

    wie bekommt man hb auf die vita ?

  61. Im from canada, i guess i should buy final fantasy 7 and syphon filter on my vita… Sigh

  62. XHARO says:

    Haha right im thinking about getting some psOne games myself

  63. AsDraS says:

    I tried to install the SNES9xTYL emulator for like 10 times.. every time i changed the INSTALL.ZIP a little bit but i still get error C1-2858-3… i use “the impossible game” to transfer the files.. its a mini for psp.. shouldnt this work or am i doing something wrong with the .ZIP data? can someone please help me?

    • AsDraS says:

      ok… i’m such an idiot.. xD i always tried to install the game file… not the savegame one >.< works now :) thanks for the great work 😀

    • aki says:

      Use the one from: wololo (.)net downloads/index.php/version/1040

      Snes9xTYL 042 compatible VHBL, Intro removed

      This one works,.. and you have save and everything already setup

  64. LolxD says:

    Cut anyone pls share the download link for monster hunter Freedom Unite?

  65. I cant run any homebrew, I HAVE WinRaR ZIP : NAME : INSTALL Place in a game Jak and Daxter , go to homebrew and it wont let me run anytyhing what Am I doing wrong PLEASE ANSWER THANKS.

  66. PSPGHOST says:


  67. KuroRyuu913 says:

    The VHBL works! but for some reason, its not picking up the Emulators……
    Is INSTALL suppose to hold the Root of the folder, EX. EBOOT.php, ROM.gba, etc, or is it suppose to hold a folder containing all of that? also i tried the Snes EMulator in your last test post for games working on VHBL, that didnt appear… so yeah…. idk….

    • jdubs says:

      When you download the emulator and extract it you will get a folder. Inside the folder will contain some files including a file called INSTALL.ZIP. you want to extract the contents of INSTALL.ZIP. After its extracted you will open the extracted folder and find all the emulator files and folders including a rom folder. Load all the the roms in there (make sure roms are extracted and not zipped). Once thats done right click on the extracted folder (I use WINRAR) and select add to archive. You will then rename the folder back to(in all caps!) INSTALL.ZIP (replacing the old one) and make sure on the bottom left under compression you select store. once thats done put that entire folder (containing INSTALL.ZIP and the 4 or 5 other files in your PSAVEDATA folder. (mine is located under C:Users/(myname)/mydocutment/ps vita/psavedata). Transfer that using the same method as vhbl and then run vhbl. Navigate to the save folder and click on it and bobs your uncle. It will ask you to install. Then after its installed it will be located under your game folder in vhbl.

  68. empc says:

    thanx guys for giving us a more useful vita.=)

  69. fruitydz says:

    2days ago,a video was posted to ‘chinese youtube’——youku,in which a mysterous guy ran 2 psp ISOs (mgs pw and shining blade)on a fw 1.80 psvita,surprisingly,the shining blade iso is a chinesizationed version (so it’s more convencing that he is running an iso)it seems like he was using a psp game exploit to do this. Today the video is found deleted from video site.wololo,what’s your opinion about it?Does that mean the possibility of using a psp emulator exploit to do everything a psp can?

  70. aki says:

    GPSP is amazing (it freezes sometimes) at least for Metroid and Castlevania,.. (Cannot load/start new state in Zelda: Minish Cap -will try to import the first save file and fiddle around to get it started)..Games also look amazing,..

    Wololo and Neur0n you guys rock !! Thank you so very much!

  71. Chase says:

    I’ll wait for the next vhbl cuz i really want to beat this game

  72. Enkeixpress says:

    Thanks wololol :)

  73. MakoChild says:

    Works ggreat so far. Gba and Snes work well. Thanks to the VHBL team! :)

  74. kaidnai says:

    What about monster hunter freedom 2 essentials?

    is it possible to install VHBL on that game?

  75. pinlos says:

    hi wololo, is there any way to put psp games on psvita using pc?????
    please can anyone help me….
    pleaseeeeeeeeee , thanx!

  76. CS72 says:

    Wow great work! Thanks to all that made this possible !!!
    PS: Vice (Commodore 64) is also working well with Monster Hunter VBHL. Don’t just play Mario Land, give Giana also a chance 😉

  77. maniii says:

    leider geht der cma nich =/ keine ahnung wieso
    kann keine hb auf meine ps vita spielen hilfe bitte :/

  78. Ronald says:

    Been sitting here 2 hours now trying to get gba emulator to install and nothing is changing these instructions dont make sense.

  79. tiago_tommy says:

    snes run fine…but picodrive, gpsp dont run…here is my folders mydoc…UCJS101040001>(4 files and INSTALL.ZIP total 5 files) INSTALL.ZIP>picodrive>eboot etc. wath is wrong? the zip file is CAPSlock and store compresion metod…in vita i enter in folder..but only have 4 files..the zip archive is out,and nothing install automatic,help…

  80. Pinlos says:

    Can any one give me a link to download super collapse3 from psvita and for free please……?????

    • MakoChild says:

      You could get super collapse 3 for free for a hacked psp but you probably won’t see it for free for psvita until a vita hack comes out.

  81. psp411 says:

    tnx Wololo and Neur0n, I already donate to red cross in my countri, and have a funy stich for it (a white circle and a red coross inside, but, promise to donate again mens word.

    Im new in VHBL, get HBL on my pspgo and is great, but ion vita… I have a little troubles, I´m explain myself

    bookr runs fine, but…don´t recognize my pdf files, I put it on inside carpet just were Eboot is but nothing, put it the files ouside in the root of bookr next to pic0 etc and nothing, pu it on a folder bot sides, nothing I hack my vita to use bookr and it´s runs very good but do not open (even recognize) the pdf files help please

  82. Wow, what a bunch of scumbags. Except the helpful people’s……most of the above posters are both stupid and shitbags.

    • psp411 says:

      what you mean, thios is not lenguage to a decent or cult people, if you have super experience in vhbl you make yout oun vita cfw to prove it stop insulting noobs like everyone of us started.

      this forum is for LEARN no to be a troll


      coment denunced to moderator

  83. psp411 says:

    tested quakeGL is great, beatiful only mised the use of the second analog but runs just fine, and the biger screen of the vita make the game asome.
    tnx again boys

    keep trying with bookr

    • psp411 says:

      at least I have put corectly the pdf files on bookr an works just fine even in large ebooks tnx wololo and Neur0n again the trick is as in emulators do not compress files pdf just storage it, the carpet of vooks go outside of bookr carpet inside of install file.

      I put a book of 679 pages and recognices berygood I already on page 59 becouse I read it late nigth.

      my vita is today more usefull than yesterday becouse team HBLV.

      cheers and respect to all

  84. Master2012 says:

    Guys how to download Roms for Snes9xTYL 042??? Pls answer me!!

  85. PsVITAHackbeginner says:

    THE GAME IN EU STore is missed!

  86. Master2012 says:

    guys which emulator is for sega games?

  87. I JUST OFFICALLY BOUGHT MONSTER HUNTER FREEDOM UNITE off my ps vita store 10 minutes ago!!!!! Monster hunter FU is still in the ps store on the vita. I bought the game in alberta canada. Yaaaaaay lol

  88. Telgar says:

    People should really stop saying they missed the exploit, because if you paid attention at all to the previous exploit blog post and this blog post, you would realize MHF2 Essentials is also exploitable and has a VHBL port, and is still in EU/AUS stores if im right.

  89. mike7500 says:

    somebody please post a gba emulator that can load the roms on my emulator they wont come up where should i put them i am currently ziping them along with the helP!.. and im using official cma

  90. Mario says:

    Monster hunter freedom unite is up, but does it work? Or is it patched already?

  91. jvr1994 says:

    Can somebody please help. I put the vhbl on the ps vita but whenever I go to the game and press download and try to load vhbl it tells me there is no downloadable quest. maybe I didn’t install vhbl right can some body tell me what’s my problem

  92. mike7500 says:

    the game can be explited i repeat the game can be explited! i deleted the mhu i had by mistake and had to redownload it i would suggest you people get it NOW! ps i still cant get this emulators to work can someone post their savedata with the homebrews would apreciate it

  93. Bob says:

    Can someone please tell me how to install emulators, what do i need?

  94. Trololo says:

    I need help need to know how to install emulators please

  95. James Way says:

    So how can one delete HBs ones installed? I forgot to rename it before zipping it and now DOOM shows up as WMENU_4223, its first folder. I saw somewhere in /talk where they said delete the corrupted file in CMA on the vita that matches the file size, but I already installed DOOM correctly so they both should be the same size.

  96. DeadlyData says:

    I’ve just downloaded it on my fiance’s VITA it’s still working and it’s still on the US Store, as of now checked with my VITA.

    They’re probably not gonna be pulling it today tbh,
    Wololo made a good point about their QA team, and honestly $ony would be better off keeping the thing on so they make some extra cash from a game hardly anyone would’ve bought.

  97. Peleep says:

    Thank you thank you! I nave SNES and Nester running. Thanks to all involved including the OpenCMA 1.80 folks.

    maybe one day…. a MAME port will be available. I’d love to run some Commodore 64 classics!!!

  98. XHARO says:

    So mhfu still runs vhbl in the us even tho the maintenance happened?

  99. XHARO says:

    So its all good to get then
    And thanks for replying

  100. mingzhi says:

    I want to keep the original archive can not be done, I do not know.

  101. Trololo says:

    Can i please get a reply on how to install emulators plz

  102. Azio says:

    Hey wololo i asking u.How to put the roms on emulator.Plzz wololo reply me

    • jdubs says:

      Yo man there is a walkthrough at the top of this page on how to install roms on your emulators. I also posted a pretty detailed walkthrough on the last page if you scroll back.

  103. Bokees says:

    Monster hunter freedom 2 essentials working or not???

  104. kris says:

    hey wololo can u making a vid or do u have already a vid on how to in stal the vhbl, im very nooby in installing files like this ok, thanks plz i hope u resent a messenger ok goodbye !!!

    • BigCockSurprise says:

      it’s really easy. when you extract the vhbl zip file you will have 3 folders, 1 for us one for europe and 1 for japan. since i’m in us i used the ulus10391 file (europe it’s ules01213 and japan uljm05500). you have to copy this file to documents\sony\psvita\pssavdata\(random caracters). this path is where all the save games are backed up when you connect you psvita and back them up. once you have it in there, open opencma and import from pc to vita select the psp save data (on your vita menu) and you will see a monster hunter save game, select it, click copy and it will be imported in your vita. on your vita, quit cma open MHFU, at the menu chose download, it will search the memory card and detect a file, click yes and voila vhbl will boot (a black screen loading stuff and you will end up in the vhbl menu)

      hope it helps, i’ve explained this the best i could.

      • jo says:

        hi there, would u know where i can find the ORIGINAL Install Zip file, i cant seem to find it.
        I know the process to copy it but the original isnt even present , it doesnt even exist ? any help is appreciated mate

  105. helder says:

    counter strike portable test, is a bit bugged but:

  106. kaas says:

    works great thanks wololololololo

  107. Armookie says:

    Can we not use the ps store or browser when using this? Thats something I’m still not sure on. Does anyone know if using the store or browser on the vita risk getting this patched or blocked? I just want that clearing up if possible! :O)

    • wololo says:

      You an still use psn, etc… We have had no reports of people being banned for using vhbl.

      • Uncle Pirate says:

        I can confirm this..
        This is the 2nd game I’m using with VHBL exploit.
        No problems whatsoever.

      • armookie says:

        Thanks Wololo for replying but can Sony patch this if we use vitas wifi? I sure as heck don’t want to loose the exploit with Sony doing a sneaky patch. Can they even see if Vhbl is on the Vita?

  108. alex says:

    So could i use VHBL on my ps vita 1.80?

  109. armookie says:

    Just wanted to thank you guys for your help and for working together to get VHBL to its current working state its in now.
    We all appreciate what you have done for the PsVita community. :O)

    Happy brewing!! :o)

  110. zoraktorok says:

    arrrghh… I guess thats what ymenu is for…. I guess I should finish my research befor I ask for help…. y-menu…. but having a problem with it… installing just as i did picodrive and snes9x, but I get 1 remaining Files beep beep beep beep beep……… beep…. etc

  111. luis need help says:

    where i download the vhbl i dont find the file and how i install the vhbl a video will be great for me and all the people is lost thanks

  112. alex says:

    hey wololo could you send me instruction of how to use vhbl on vita 1.80.
    And one more question how long we have to wait for a full jailbreak?

  113. Jason says:

    should the other vhbl games be getting an update or if we want homebrew on 1.80 are we gonna have to buy monster hunter?

  114. alex says:

    wait if i want to run vhbl on my vita 1.80 i need buy game everybodies tennis or i just need to download a hacked version ?

  115. DarkZenRitual says:

    SONY is trying their best for the PSV to succeed, sure its a joke when you see a PSP game for 40 bucks on PSN but just get it for free on the PSP and even all the PSONE games! why do you wanna screw up the PSV??

  116. sonic99190 says:

    i do not have any of the games can you just make an open download for the vhbl

  117. sonic99190 says:

    i rilly rilly want to play lamecraft because i love minecraft!

  118. Albert says:

    Can i use this on my ps vita 2.00 too and please teach me how to get this stuff work on mine too and i will be waiting for a reply Asap

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