Vita Firmware 1.81 is out, patches VHBL

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127 Responses

  1. KeZ says:

    Settings -> Network -> Wi-Fi Settings -> Wi-Fi OFF

  2. Oliver says:

    Settings-> Airplain Mode

  3. gokuhs says:

    Mmmm if you make a Hard Reset the downloaded content is deactivated?

  4. Synntech says:

    I was hopefully going to download it today (haven’t had internet access) although I have bought MH, can i still download it on1.80? (ways other then PS store?)

  5. Madenit says:

    So will I still be able to play games online ie. wipeout fifa, unit 13 if I stay on firmware 1.80

  6. 12345jkl says:

    it is bad, very very very bad. I wanted to buy littlebigplanet in PS Store.

    How about adhoсk file transfer? or 1.81 block exploit itself?

  7. AR says:

    cant connect to open cma every time i connect vita says to update

  8. ghadz says:

    Any changelog in 1.81 update other than security issues?

    • Acid_Snake says:

      nope, this is yet another useless update that only patches a harmless hack. Sony is shooting themselves in the foot like when they removed otherOS, history is repeating itself:
      removal of otherOS –> better hacks appeared (3.41/3.55 CFW)
      removal of HBL —> better hacks appeared (6.20/6.3x HEN/CFW)
      removal of VHBL —> better hacks will appear ( PSP Kxploit or UVL)

  9. Helder says:

    I think You (wololo) should not release a new game exploit for 1.81, (if You release 1.81 game, sony will release 1.82 firmware without any new features)…

    Better is wait for maybe 1.83/1.84 or 1.90

    It is only my opinion…

  10. NetSkipper says:

    Wait, if I won;t upgrade I cannot access to PSN?
    As far as I can remember, when I was on 1.69 and 1.80 was out, there was no problem to access PSN before the upgrade..

  11. qwikrazor87 says:

    “Charle’s proxy” also works for 1.81.

  12. tut31 says:

    can someone provide a link or explanation on the proxy option? I would like to still use psn for custom little big planet levels.

  13. Pues recomiendo hacer un backup de sus apps y juegos hoy desgraciadamente mi consoloa se puso negra y no reconocia la memoria tuve que formatear y se actualizo 1.81 descargue todos las apps de nuevo el CMA funciona offline en 1.81 ahora esperar lo de los emuladores no me van me gustaban en psp fat pero aui creo se deb ir mas alla de correr nes o super nes me gustarian mas otros desarrollos espero y pase el tiempo y esto cresca de verdad siento como si tuviera solo un reproductor de musica y videos y nada mas los juegos estan muy por encima de mi economia y es casi imposible tener una biblioteca de juegos interesantes o que megusten ya que no hay muchos titulos. 32 gb of my psp inservibles creo yo.

  14. Squiggs says:

    Uhhhh….. It is not manditory i just went on it 30secs a go

  15. Squiggs says:

    You are not fourced to update calm down it will be fine i just went on thepsn 30 secs a go

  16. Bobby D Harrell says:

    I will be updating, PSN is worth more to me than VHBL, granted I will miss the emulators and Cave Story, but I want to get some of the newer games. And Monster Hunter is such a great game it doesn’t bother me to have bought it :-)

  17. HackThiefCoder93 says:

    You do have to update for the few like me apparently its mandatory (for some wierdly) i already tried hard reset and still it tells me to update, but im just gonna have to use a proxy or not psn at all , cuz im not losing vhbl again

  18. CYDeviant says:

    In all honesty, PSN does nothing for me.
    It’s easier to just buy the physical copy of the game. At that point, I don’t need to buy another memory card, and I can sell the game after I’m done with it… Or if I don’t like it. I’m looking at you, Dungeon: Hunter Alliance.

  19. DerpHerp says:

    I did not update and I’m still able to access psn. What I did was I went into options, hit update, then hit cancel. Then I was able to use the store without any problems.

  20. PSPGHOST says:

    THERE IS A WAY TO STILL ACCESS THE PSN STORE ON 1.80 FIRMWARE YOU HAVE TO FIND THE THREAD IN THE FORUM. IM RUNNING FIRMWARE 1.80 AND COULD STILL ACCES THE STORE YOU HAVE TO DOWNLOAD CHARLES PROXY . SET YOUR VITA MANUALLY TO ACCESS WEB THRU YOUR COMPUTER TWEAK A FW THING AND WALA ITS LIKE MAGIC. BEFORE THIS I WASNT ABLE TO ACCESS PSN STORE . NOW I CAN

  21. daus says:

    hi pls 3ds hack

  22. Aneudi says:

    can you post a tutorial plz im a noob with proxies

  23. KuroRyuu913 says:

    Well it kinda is 50/50 for me. Since i play blazblue online on my vita regularly, i want to update. Then again, i want to play emulators on my vita…
    If it updates, oh well i still have a nice psp game and blazblue to play, but ill try not to update as much as i can.

  24. PSPGHOST says:

    talk/viewtopic.php?p=164048 IS THE THREAD PASTE THIS AFTER WOLOLO DOT NET/ TUTORIAL ON HOW TO GET TO THE PSN STORE AFTER UPDATE ON 1.80

  25. PlaystationVita says:

    i wanna be hacked

  26. Chaosruler says:

    they are intimidated by both PSP Kxploit and UVL… like they were with the OtherOS exploit… like they were with 6.2 HBL to CFW exploit…. fail Sony, fail

  27. Acid_Snake says:

    ok guys I received news that version 1.81 does NOT patch VHBL, it’s safe to update, you’ll have both VHBL and PSN and the game is still in the store. This is backed up by the fact that in some countries this update is not mandatory.

    • thorwak says:

      ?? This sounds unlikely after the earlier reports. And if so, what DOES it patch? Leaked kx?

      • Thorwak says:

        I have access to two PSV and one of them was gonna get updated anyway fairly soon, so I checked right away: Updated to 1.81, MHFU [EU] was already there, exploit was not.

        Copied exploited savegame with opencma, started MHFU, savegame actually loads (not corrupted), went straight to Download as usual. Game hangs for maybe 20 secs, then error code C1-2858-3. Doesn’t matter if wifi is on or off.

        I guess it’s _possible_ this means it’s not patched (on purpose) and that VHBL could work if tweaked, but I would advice strongly against updating until that is proven.

        Acid_Snake, care to share the news you mentioned in more detail?

        • Acid_Snake says:

          I’m not a blogger so I don’t post news, but like you said, the save loads (which means it’s not patched) but vhbl appears to hang (haven’t tested myself but other people confirm it hangs) so like you said, a bit of tweaking and it’ll work again.

          • Thorwak says:

            Well since I haven’t got more info than what I see on my PSV – sure the savegame is not blocked. But it’s possible the new firmware closes a hole that made the crash into a useful exploit in the first place, while now it may be non-useable (just a crash).

            While I think you probably wouldn’t post “It’s OK guys, safe to update” without being fairly confident – without any sources my own advice at this point will have to be “Wait and see, don’t update unless you don’t really care either way”. Seeing is believing.

          • Thorwak says:

            It’ll be interesting to hear what they actually did this time. Gut feeling tells me it was something more radical than before (but I hope I’m wrong). Any word on other non-public user mode exploits still working?

  28. KuroRyu913 says:

    DAFUQ? I can still go to the PSN store even though im using 1.80, and i didnt use the Charle’s Proxy thing….
    Weird….

  29. J says:

    If I sue a proxy and get onto playstation store on 1.80fw can I re download monster hunter if i already have it bought and its in my downloads list or will it be patched or blocked?

  30. mike7500 says:

    ill probably update when BATTLE ROYAL comes out for now theres nothing for me to multiplayer on the vita

  31. cris says:

    too dissapointed from sony i ve got both a psp go and a ps vita an i will not buy another device of sony due to the policy of the company,first it was the umds and now they lock memory cards to accounts ,even with the horsepower of vita i cant see a decent game ,they release only updates to patch firmware in order to ditch homebrew and no release to put something new,in the end they will claim that piracy killed the vita but what i see it is them that kill the vita ,they dont seem to cooperate with companies to release new games ,only ports and they are trying to absorb money from us all the time ,well quess again SoNY if you dont respect your buyers neither they will.
    that is what i believe and that is my conclusion,they need our money,let them work to get them…

  32. cris says:

    Disregard, everything i said before sony did the right thing.

  33. cris says:

    lol if you got an opinion tell it by your name dont use the green crocodile you smart one sony is not a saint and use your own username other time….

  34. John JOhn jOhn says:

    What can i say? I updated it like an idiot… and now i’m playing “Monster Hunter 2 Freedom”… It’s worth it 😛

  35. Slimjim3k says:

    Until a game worth playing over Super Metroid for the 9001st time comes out, im staying on 1.80. I already own the only worthwhile game on the thing.

  36. SSJ-Vita says:

    I’m on 1.80 with working vhbl and can access psn no problem. Rotten luck to those being asked to update first. I’m gonna check out Charle’s Proxy not for if but when the owners of my rented handheld tell me what I can and can’t do on the machine I bought and payed for. Good luck all, and great work Wololo/Neur0n etc.

  37. b7 says:

    Sad man, but life goes on. MH VHBL rest in peace. Believe me, I’m not trying to be lousy here, and as a person who has links to Devs and know how much effort it takes, all we can ask at this point in time is, Next?

  38. chase says:

    i have to wait for the next vhbl exploit

  39. fran says:

    psvita running god of war II
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpA9uiFD2Nw&feature=plcp
    Thanks 😀 and sub please
    This video it’s not mine

  40. PSVitality says:

    Heres the Changelog for 1.81

    -Patched VHBL
    -Increased Version Number
    -Fired Some Employees for Not Pulling MHFU fast Enough

  41. mike7500 says:

    nintendo 64 emulator running amazing if someone has an emulator that can actually load cps3 street fighter 3rd strike i would apreciate it thx in advance

  42. coldjim says:

    Updated due to getting in the beta of playstation all stars! :) Hopefully going back to VHBL in the future!

  43. tonyuk73 says:

    It could be worse, at least I’m not playing super collapse 3 for ever. Just MH.

    lol

    and now I have 2 legal copies of it.wow. I am spoilt. Looking forward to the next release of VHBL.

    • clicks says:

      Same here, but now I’m around $200 shorter after selling my PSP to buy a Vita and essentially back to a hacked PSP in terms of functionality.

      I was hoping for AT LEAST a better media device but I can’t even get that! In many ways it’s worse than the PSP…

  44. Art says:

    Hey how about if I download mhu from my ps3 and transfer it to my 1.80 PS vita for the exploit? Would that work?

  45. For Reals says:

    If I could run homebrew and still buy from the PS Store, I would. But if I’m not allowed to buy, I guess I HAVE to wait for the true vita hack and just run pirated copies. You hear me Sony? I WANT to give you money! Idiots.

  46. Wagic FTW! says:

    The problem is Sony makes no $ on Wagic.

  47. clicks says:

    Man… Bought MHFU to update in anticipation for Persona 4 Golden (though at the time I was expecting it in October, not November). Everything I want for the Vita is always being pushed back and Sony is playing the same old game with the homebrew community…

    With my only Vita owning friend selling his Vita, it’s getting harder and harder to justify keeping this pricey piece of hardware when money is so short everywhere…

  48. nCadeRegal says:

    thats wierd my reply didnt post?

  49. solidsnake says:

    oh man. why is sony so focused on security. sony should make more games not firmware!!

    • An M n M says:

      So when Black Ops Declassified or GTA V comes out for PS Vita and your required to update, you guys are still gonna be using VHBL? Nice

      • jeremymd says:

        I know I would. Right now, 1.80 seems like our last stand. if anything miraculous is going to happen overnight(like vita finally gets fully working cfw), it will be for those who stayed with 1.80. i’m assuming it’s pretty much like how in the early psp scene, only those who were running 1.50 fw could run homebrew and downgrading fw was downright dangerous back then.

        so i would stay on old firmware as long as possible simply because it’s the easiest thing to upgrade and a nightmare to downgrade if ever you need to.

  50. solidsnake says:

    i mean. they need to focus on the gamers more, not the company. GAMERS is what keeps their company going!!!!

  51. jdubz says:

    Well, as much as i dont want to say this, I think sony has destroyed vhbl. Think about this past release, and how sony handled it. If they can suck up money from an exploited game and then patch it after they’ve made their money and render the exploit useless, how many ppl at this point do you think will continue to even bother putting vhbl on their device? How many devs will continue to support it? I know I am skeptical. Guess we’ll just have to wait for a kxploit so we can come back at sony with glorious vengeance.

    • wololo says:

      This is not different from what they did before, except this time they did not remove the game. It is still possible to keep using VHBL if you stay on 1.80 and use openCMA.

      • jdubz says:

        Ya, but I dont ever remember them doing forced updates that patch it a week later. :( Sucks being able to choose between homebrew and full functionality of vita. Sigh…

  52. Dr_Spikes says:

    Stupid sony who cares if people wanna run vhbl on there vita its not gonna hurt any one and its like the koolest thing out
    Sony needs to stop with the firmware updatein and stArt maken some new games
    New firmware is just gonna stop people from goin on the psn store and buyen stuff
    I cant play online thanks to sony
    F the new update

  53. Dr_Spikes says:

    I hate the word update

  54. SonyIsRacist says:

    Sony said that N-ggers are the reason the Vita will fail.

  55. Azio says:

    Hey wololo if i updated cant i run the vhbl

  56. gjanko2 says:

    is there anyway to bypass the update?

  57. Ted Sheckler says:

    FIDDLESTICKS!~
    I just got my Vita in today and purchased MHU last week on my PS3. The Vita is on FW 1.67 so I thought I was good, what I didn’t know is that it forces you to update before you can transfer anything.
    Anyway to bypass this or transfer the game through my PC somehow?

    • wololo says:

      As far as I can remember, transferring from your PS3 to your Vita does not require you to update… does it?

      • Ted Sheckler says:

        Doesn’t seem to be giving me much choice, like the PC content manager it requires the PS3 to be online so it can check for updates. Looks like I’m boned for now. :)

        • LOLZ says:

          If you look at the Vita side there are more firmware updates that are made. Of course, PSP too have that much update, but it got more games made for it. Too bad for Vita, for having only firmware update than games.

  58. CharlieLafd says:

    Ok i think i have found a way to still get mhfu on your ps vita without updating, first download mediago which allows you to access the psp part of psn, then buy/download mhfu, then transfer the game to your ps vita using openCMA. Someone correct me if im wrong, but i think this would work

  59. razor says:

    How do I erase VHBL zip files from my vita?

  60. cesarprr says:

    TINHA QUE INVENTAR O ANT CMA SO p QUEBRAR A BARERA DO CMA UM CODIGO QUE DA ERRO NO CMA PARA LIBERAR O DISCO REMOVIVEL DO MESMO SISTEMA DO PSP OU UMA ISPECE DE VIRUS NÂO ISPECE MANIGUINO QUE O ANTVITUS NÂO detectar ELE — ENTRAR NO SISTEMA PSN CAPITURAR OS CODIGOS DO SISTEMA OPERACIONAL DA PSN

  61. cesarprr says:

    ESSA E UMA BOA IDEIA USANDO PENSAMENTOS SUPERIORES COM DIFICULDADE EU QUEBRO A BARERA DO CMA

  62. Amatsu says:

    私はあなたがどこにダウンロードするのか分からない私のPSヴィータをハックすることができますので、私は、ファームウェアが必要な助けが必要ですか???

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