Heads up. God of War PS4 Pro Limited Edition ships with firmware 4.73. (Affiliate link)

Coldbird comes back to clarify some details on ARK, the leak & Team PRO

125 Responses

  1. nhamokid says:

    “As for Project Ark RELEASE DATES, no information available at the moment…”

    If I understand this right, they are planning to release it. Just no date as of now. From here on, I will quietly wait (and pray) we get a release date sooner than later. 🙂

    Moving on, let’s just focus on Frostegater’s release for now. 🙂


  2. Proto-Tyrant says:

    Hey nice news, he is back! Coldbird is a god! ^^

  3. EmoteNooBskills says:


  4. E says:

    So who else besides me knew he could not stay away from the scene for long? The pull is too strong to resist lol

  5. TriCorazonRockero says:

    I LOVE ALL YOU DO!!! Thanks Guys!

  6. Czarcasm says:

    There is a lot of arguin here but these debs are hard workers, no doubt about it but honestly we shouldn’t be notified that they are releasing something better if they won’t release it to us. It’s like microsoft announcing killer instinct but only for developers and people at Microsoft. Why announce it to other people and get them hyped for it? Killer instinct is a good game and I am saddened that it couldn’t be renewed.

    • dent says:

      u r right. dont announce ur work if u arent plan to release it..dont just says it is not plan yet whether to release it or not..if dev dont plan then dont announce it..its really annoying got us all hyped for nothing..*** to *** dev like this..we dont want your work & built ur own console to work with..

      • Jd8531 says:

        Not once in the article does it blatantly state this wont get released. These devs do this so that you guys know what’s being worked on. There are technical reasons they don’t release it and other reasons. There’s an upcoming expoit release already and a ton has been released this year. It’s not teasing, if you don’t like it feel free to make your own exploit and give it out. If you don’t want this free hard work then please just stay quite.

  7. Czarcasm says:

    Sorry for the typos.

  8. Sined says:

    Wololo, if my Vita on 1.80 with installed TN-CEF (via Urbanix) will I be able to jump to this ARK without upgrading fw/buying another psn game etc?

  9. FakedNaerie says:

    NF – Don’t make me TROLLOLOLO the MC archives to find evidence of you being owned, it wouldn’t be a pretty site.

    Your attitude stinks and always has done.


  10. Cervantes says:


  11. machomuu says:

    Giving us something to look forward to is a bad thing? Well I’ll be.

  12. CrystalMusic says:

    F*ck!!! this is an absoooolutely great news 😀

  13. stOneskull says:

    cheers coldbird! have a great new year’s eve and a great 2013!

  14. stOneskull says:

    i like that those who needed punishing, were.. and those that needed forgiving, were.

    towards a united new year, with less bad vibes and more good will 🙂

  15. ils says:

    i wonder if this exploit will run on old FW (Urbanix, MAD)

  16. Laras says:

    I’m tired of developers stating “maybe we won’t release this ever”. Don’t talk about this then people. I’m over the last cef’s and got ready for the upcoming release so I’m not a cfw starving:P boy crying about non-releases. My 2 and a half (euro) cents.

  17. quetz says:

    what in terms of “better”? because to me, better, is the latest version i can get.. and here we are, same old story, if you really have this amazing project, ready to go, why is it stucked to your console only? ok they’re deciding yet on how to, on when release it, but.. keep your mouth shut! spread it only when it’s ready TO GO! and if you’re still evaluating if to release or not.. well then.. i do not respect your decisions. it’s ready? tested? no problems? WHAT THEN?! here we’re praying greek for having a exploit could run a eCFW that you might say worst than your ARK project, could be possibly patched in hours after the release, and then, still why you’re releasing it with a port for eCFW? skip to the next work and prepare to release ARK not this one :S i’m sorry if i might be not very clear and understandable, but i’m still improving my english..

  18. StarOne says:

    Early news is better then no news. That’s why this scene is tough for developers. Well for some. 90% of it is people with their hands out. Be greatful. It’s “stuck” to their counsels because it’s THEIR work. They don’t owe it to anyone, and do not have to give anything away. Folks talk like devs are getting paid hundreds an hour to do this.

    Bless the remaining % who respect.

    • quetz says:

      @starone this % you talk about is made by people like you who doesn’t see 360 degrees.
      devs are people like us, not gods not blesseds. and no, sure they got not payed for it, at least some generous user provides some donation often. but, point is, i made my opinion about, they do it mainly for 3 reason: the first and obvious they like what they do, second and not less important, they like their butt being licked by random users (great % of kids) who would just kill for a master hack of a console, and third most important thing THEY CARE about giving us the possibility to benefit their hard work and enjoy the possibilities we can afford with the hack of a device, gaming console, smartphone, even a dvb-t.. So, you ain’t right, you don’t have to be thankfull with a drop out your eye as they’re giving you a expansive present you could only dream. no way, you gotta ASK them to be polite and share, possibly quit stuff like “look what i have, cool eh? you like it? you want it? it’s great! and now, maybe i will release maybe i will not… who cares.. i made it, i got it..” this is childish to me

    • Ahfsjsjs says:

      Why don’t you just shut up, you pony scum

  19. Fuc* A** O*U says:

    dont get ur hope up & expect anything guys. there will be no exploits release this month or next coz this dev only want to use it by themselves so that they can play pirate psp iso much longer..LOL..***..Bullshits to all of U devs..

    • hgoel0974 says:

      Why would a person who has access to more information than you want to pirate games?

      Also, if you really hate devs, why are you wasting your time reading and commenting on a site which is a hub for devs?

      I don’t see any sense in that.

  20. TelgarDrakore says:

    All of you complaining about Coldbird and others mentioning the status of this project when it has no clear date of release, you all really need to remove the stick from your ***. WHEN or IF they choose to release it is very much their choice and not yours, and they mention the progress or their capabilities for the sole reason of the fame or pride behind the accomplishment, not to service you ungrateful people. If you don’t like hearing about what they can do, then stop following these websites.

    Have some damned respect and be patient, that’s the only chance you have of this coming out because complaining and acting entitled will only delay longer if not forever its release. I for one am glad to hear anything about work on the Vita, release or not. This system is capable of so much, and its still quite limited in its capabilities.

    • Someone Else says:

      Well said!

      I’d like to see it come out too, but I’m not holding my breath with all these complainers.

      I can only helplessly watch while they flush all our chances down the drain. But, since I have no control over that, we may as well resign to no release.

      Thanks for nothing, complainers. Seriously.

  21. LOL Nice one, Mayans my as$ we are still here. That made laugh. I mean first time I seen a pro hacker curse.

  22. idontknow says:

    i hope they port it to current kernel exploit

  23. n1nurt4 says:

    someone correct me if I’m wrong, but ColdBird isn’t back in the scene… the title can be misread, which explains some of the comments.

  24. o MELTDOWN o says:

    Ahhhhh 2013. A year of redemption and great success. I’m liking it already.

  25. xploited says:


  26. xploited says:


    • hgoel0974 says:

      Please stop misguiding people, we have had enough of your annoying spam, first as qwerty26 and now as xploited, so just shut up Sam!

  27. gtfoo says:

    someone please enlighten us….

    how is ark superior to tn’s ecfw ?

    they sure love sayin it, but in what terms is it better ?

    also would like to mention if it were up to these guys we wouldn’t have NO ecfw right now.

    god bless total noob for atually giving the end user a cfw instead of just shamelessly teasing one like these guys.

    • hgoel0974 says:

      ARK is superior in terms of homebrew and game compatibility, this means that it can also play some games and homebrew that TN’s eCFW could not.

      Total Noob just acted fast and wrote a minimal eCFW so that the urbanix exploit would not be wasted, Team PRO wasn’t teasing the scene, they were working on a better eCFW and their work was leaked, otherwise we might already have had ARK.

  28. dr3amcast3r says:

    First of all, Thanks Devs for this (most excellent) news.

    I’ve been following the scene since it’s early days in psp (back in 2005). Every single game I do like I DO BUY. The fact we can use backup games (or pirated games) has to major benefits (a part from all the evil)
    1st: Game houses make a supreme effort to make good games because they know that the only reason people will spend money in games is if they like the game.
    2nd: allows users to spend their money with the knowledge that the game is really good and/or they like it (for instance I really like Lord of the Rings Tactics but most reviews of that game say it’s very bad)

    As for a release date for the exploit/CFW. It’s their work, so only THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO DECIDE when to release it.

  29. Leonardo says:

    What people that are defending the devs, have no intelligence at all. NO ONE is sc*** with their things or DEMANDING that they release. I think that bottom line is that NO ONE IN ANY BUSINNES shows something telling that they might not release. Imagine if cientists say that they have the solution for clean energy but they wont say because of nothing. The problem is if you DONT want to release NOW or EVER don´t say you have it, that just make unecessary expectations, thats the point of the complains. I don´t want to have the exploit nor the eCFW but is I´m sicking tired of having news that doesn´t get anywhere.

  30. xhack says:

    F**K I thought Coldbird is back 🙁

  31. Smity123 says:

    I for one am sick of these guys saying they are done with the scene then coming back to ***… They sound like little girls.

    And I have been following the PSP since the early days but for the past 3-4 years we had this issue with crying about who did what and what leaked and we will never release this and so on…

    It needs to end basically keep it to yourselves until its released and keep the drama behind the scenes.


  32. bliz says:

    I am the only one sick of ECFW??? Wololo didnt you said this Coldbird had a real CFW for Vita and not the same PSP emulated ***??

    • hgoel0974 says:

      no sir, we never said that, we said that coldbird had a better eCFW than TN’s.
      If you are so sick of piracy on the PSP and want piracy on the PSVita then please do it yourself.

  33. Skars says:

    First I thank you all for developing this and for sharing with us these information.

    I don’t complain about being informed, even if release dates is unknown or not mentioned. Its your work and you better than anyone to decide when to talk, release or do anything with it, and there’s nothing more I can do, other than thanking you all for sharing every piece of information atm.

    Nevermind these impatient kids.

    Just a question, if the work does not belong only to frotegater, for who, is more fare to donate if I wish to?

    Thanks again.

  34. ryan7646 says:

    You really can’t please everyone. Thank you for enlightening us with what is happening with the PS Vita scene.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Most comments are automatically approved, but in some cases, it might take up to 24h for your comments to show up on the site, if they need manual moderation. Thanks for your understanding