Vita native hack: vitasploit released by Hykem


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75 Responses

  1. Behrooz says:

    i wish there was youtube video to see how to do that

  2. Jordan says:

    Hope the Vita will have some good news…this Christmas. 🙂

  3. Me gustaría poder contribuir en el aspecto gráfico ya sea cambiando la interfaz del psvita creo todavía no hay herramientas pero tal vez un creador de launcher.

  4. CoolKey666 says:

    Btw, heading was a bit impressive, native hack, lol
    btw can this lead to psv backups……gud thing I kept my vita at 3.18

    • Khyle says:

      They aren’t ones for piracy here if that’s all you care for find somewhere else… Be happy of they get home brew running on this…

      • zorak_torok says:

        on my indian theme here; Road paved with same quary. The walk make the diffrence. Take from comb but leave enough to not get stung. (IE : someone else will use what is learned to take the side step and hold blame)… Bed…. sleep good me will.

      • Ash says:

        He didn’t mention piracy. Although allowing backups as an exploit can unintentionally cause some people to pirate, many people just like having backups of their physical games, so they do not have to swap cartridges, or bring a pile of games with them wherever they go. I remember the wii had a backup app that only lets you play the game if the same controller is connected as when the game was ripped.

      • A says:

        you rude man, go read better thank you

        • zorak_torok says:

          You guys had a problem with that post? Nothing is rude about it unless your native american. The one below is where I was being a ***.

      • thisguy says:

        what’s with all the uptight fgts on the internet? pretty sure he didn’t say anything about piracy.

        • zorak_torok says:

          I will NOT apoligize, Ah Ha Ja!!!!! “Backing up” Sony games is considered piracy under that good ole sen agreement. You dont own the games yo buy. You are liscenced or subliscenced ther use.

        • anonanon says:

          Guys, stop being idiots. We don’t live in 2004 anymore, There was a reason to create backups of PSP games, they were on large inconvenient discs, and until 2008, there was no way to buy digital games. Even then, the library was rather small at first, and even now you have some games that were never released digitally.

          Now we’re in 2014, The digital playstation store exists, and contains the (As far as I know) entire ps vita library, vita cartridges are tiny and not inconvenient to carry around, yet if anyone found them inconvenient they now have the choice of digital purchases for their games.

          This ‘He only said backups!’ Excuse cannot be used in this day and age, there is very little reason to want backups, apart from piracy nowadays.

          • zorak_torok says:

            Agree.. Also, think about it… Why dont they allow people to get the digital for free when the card is purchased? Most people would sell their original and keep the digital.

      • reaper527 says:

        the vita is a mobile platform. there is a lot of utility in a hack that allows people to take all of their games and get them onto a single cart so they don’t have to travel with a ton of small, easy to lose games (instead letting them keep them all on one overpriced memory card that never has to be swapped).

        running game images != piracy.

      • PeAcE says:

        I’m curious why you come to check for exploits? This is what the site is about and piracy would be inevitable and any emulators you run would still be piracy and isn’t likely you’d be dumping own roms unless you want the odd homebrew? But the potential of the Vita being exploitable is a bonus and I prefer homebrew too and don’t mind buying games but backups is also a bonus or likely run faster like PSP ISO but drop the liberal act… You’d be lying if never downloaded/streamed something even if movies and the problem is easy access but too much of something isn’t always a good thing and soon wears thin or personally not that into movies even with fast net. Many love that *** though and feel clever haha!

        • PeAcE says:

          **** lol

          • PeAcE says:

            Ok, its censored? Haha! The statistics of the Vita being used for piracy seems quite low though compared to PSP and maybe because taking longer? Judging amount of views even on YouTube of Vita exploits.

          • PeAcE says:

            I’d like to finally run Goldeneye 007 smooth on a PSP and I tried that so many times with updated emulators with no avail… lol 2 analogs is also better if configured right and strife C set to left/up right/up but on a handheld like Vita would be cool.

    • zorak_torok says:

      Really? “Man who has to ask also has need to not ask.”… Or so an indian high on payote once told me.

  5. jkoiou says:

    I’m assuming this is for coders who know what they are doing and not for those who like a simple install process? Bc I wouldn’t know left from right if I downloaded the code… should I dl it anyways?

  6. ...... says:

    any tutorial video please.

  7. BirthByRight says:

    how to use this??? 🙂

  8. The Z says:

    *3.20 and below 😛

  9. Интересно!Продолжайте!

  10. Киноман says:

    очень интересно)у мя аж дух захватывает)
    гбх привет)

  11. joel says:

    im still on version 2.02 using the uno hack soo how those this help me i dont get it

    • xoombie503 says:

      Doesn’t help you right now until someone creates a homebrew or some other cool hack ready for the public.just don’t update past 3.18 if you ever want to enjoy it in your vita.

  12. xoombie503 says:

    Those are some really interesting modules.

  13. sloples says:

    Most of here just end users can’t figure out how to make this happen without any detail video tutorials ,but always same theme like this on the home page teasing people .

  14. Shikhar says:

    Well , if there was a way to
    1. Play REAL LEGAL (MY OWNED) backups , it would be great. I won’t have to carry cartridges
    2. Also having multiple PSN accounts on the same Vita – more like the PS3 interface. So I dont have to format my Vita or buy a second Vita (Example – I have Asian Killzone Mercenary and I purchased dlc for it but now I am on a US PSN so I can’t play the Asian DLC for Killzone Mercenary). So irritating Sony !

    • lmao says:

      1. Download from PSN.
      2. Digital download solves it all.

    • anonanon says:

      exactly as lmao said, we all know you want backups for piracy, don’t try and hide it. Now that the PS store exists, there’s hardly any reason or benefit to creating backups, since if the cartridges annoy you so much, just buy your games digitally.

      • tabegoro says:

        I have to call half-***.

        I have Star Ocean on my PSP, and I wanted to play it on my vita TV. However, they do not sell it in the JP psn store, so I had to hack my Vita TV and rip my Star Ocean UMD to play it on the Vita TV.

        So there are people that sometimes don’t play backups for piracy. Although, we might be a small minority.

      • Shikhar says:

        Well Sir , I would have to disagree with you for a variety of reasons :-
        1. I can’t resell my game later if I download digitally .
        2. A native Vita hack may allow third party companies to create cheaper and bigger capacity memory cards. I don’t support Sony’s overly priced slow memory cards.
        3. To download digitally, I need to update my Vita and hence lose the capacity to enable homebrew or CFW in the near future.
        4. In my place of residence , I pay a hefty amount just for a 12 GB internet connection. Downloading digitally uses up my bandwidth so I prefer physical games.
        5. Also buying used physical copies is also economical and smart , especially when the games are already overpriced in my country (India).

        That’s why I am Pro-Native Hack ….

        Hope you understand where I am coming from.

        Thank You 🙂

        • anonanon says:

          To me, 4. Is the only legitimate point you’ve made,
          1. your choice
          2. Sony cards aren’t necessarily slow, even if third party cards that were faster were created, I doubt the vita would actually be able to take advantage of the speedier cards, and even if it could speed differences would probably be neglectable.
          3. your choice
          4. This is a legitimate point, data caps are the main issue digital downloads have
          5. again, this is your choice, not a legitimate argument for backups.

          Though obviously you have the right to have your own opinion, and you don’t have to think the same as me, but please take this into consideration.
          The majority of people who want ‘backups’ want them for piracy, if a native kernel exploit was found for the vita and playing backups became a reality, sure people like you who don’t seem to have an interest in piracy may not misuse it, but you can be sure that 99% of people who do hack their vita’s, will do it for piracy, it’s the reality of the situation, whether you like it or not. A console like the vita, which is suffering badly from a small and poor game library could only suffer from opening up the ability to pirate, on a console like the PSP, DS where they were actually popular, you could argue that piracy didn’t harm either that much, but you can be sure piracy WILL harm the vita. if you love the console, you need to understand that piracy could only hurt it in the long run.

          • Shikhar says:

            @anonanon ,

            I won’t say I think but i know you’re 100 % correct about the piracy concern. All people want is to pirate.

            Regarding the Vita’s future if it gets Pirate friendly, it’s difficult for me to imagine or conclude whether it would hurt the vita more or even kill it in the long run . It seems to me that only Japanese market might support the Vita in the long run so less piracy in that region. But in other parts of the world where people want First Party games or FPS, they will definitely pirate all games. At one point , even I thought that if Vita got hacked, I will also pirate all games. But my thoughts were influenced by the anger caused by non-availability of good games on Vita and not to support piracy.

            Coming to third party memory cards , well , I don’t know what to say. Just wish, I could use a larger card for an economical price and not Sony’s limited edition stupid cards. Even if speeds performed a little better, consumer must have always have choices, I hate corporate monolopies.

            Thanks for your valuable feedback though, I enjoyed reading it. Feel enlightened , hehe 🙂

        • StepS says:

          Once you resell the cartridge, a backup that you could have made would become illegal.

          • Shikhar says:

            Yeah, that completely slipped my mind. But maybe an authentication method of some kind to make one cartridge getting linked to one account. But then it adds to more complication and confusion again. Peace Out !

  15. PirateVitaGames says:

    This is great news, so will we be able to pirate vita games soon enough? Been waiting forever for this day to come, to download and steal vita isos.

  16. JBZi says:

    @wololo Things are getting interesting. I hope something cool comes out of this 3.18 exploit, right now my Vita does things other than video games because I’m still on 3.18 and foolishly reset the whole system, deactivating it in the progress and losing access to all my games! Doesn’t seem like there’d be way to reactivate without updating, what a shame. Sony’s being really obnoxious with their whole security system, apparently people running emulators on their Vitas was such a huge problem :\.

    • Shaitan says:

      If you have or a friend has a PS3 you can use the OpenCMA trick to download your games or if you just need to activate them you can just install one with the trick and the rest(usually) will be activated.
      If you’ve done a factory reset you just need to sign in to your PSN account during the initial setup.

  17. noobrstxk says:

    native vita hack = does it mean full hardware usage?

  18. FreeMyVita says:

    So much potential….so many applications! Let’s go 0/100!

  19. NeonAera says:

    Neat! I’m gonna see if I can tinker with vitasploit. Thanks, Hykem and Wololo. Awesome stuff!

  20. Nazar_Ops says:

    Since this thing is patchable I’m gonna have to say that this is useless. I’m tired of these cat & mouse games. I know it’s very difficult to find a permament solution but if I was a coder or hacker I would instead try to find a permamnet solution than release temporary exploits that will get patched later on.

    • wololo says:

      nothing is permanent anymore unless you hack the first level of the boot sequence. Nobody’s even close to that yet. You shouldn’t hope for that. The permanent solution is to buy 2 devices, including 1 you won’t update.

      • PR0XIDIAN says:

        It really is an interesting thing to consider. Modifying consoles seems to be less and less useful as technology progresses. The newer the console, the harder it is to program for, the less useful homebrew we get. My modified original xbox and PSP will probably have more capability than my vita or a PS4 ever will.

  21. Rizwan Parvez says:

    I wish we could make Native Snes Homebrew and play without the little lag here and there and also somehow connect the ps3 controller to ps vita Epic..

  22. x3angel says:

    Can someone make a video tutorial on how to install & use it?

  23. david says:

    webkit exploit will be working in higher firmwares to 3.18 in the near future?

    • GDS says:

      it has been patched

    • anonanon says:

      Being webkit, exploits in the newer versions will be found eventually, your only hope (If this even gets anywhere for regular users) is that they are found in a timely fashion and ported to the vita’s webkit. I wouldn’t count on support though, not anytime soon at least. Right now these seem to be used mostly to understand the system better and collect unencrypted modules for inspection, in otherwords as it is, this exploit is mainly for devs and would be devs to use to find possible bugs/exploits in the vitas firmware, and to further out understanding of how the console works..

  24. lmao says:

    Notification Util
    Useful for background processes 🙂

  25. papapsofos says:

    So may I ask???? I there any chance for firmware 3.30 or there’s no chance at all??????

  26. Huehuehue says:

    soo….this means a chance we can run TN-V without buying exploitable games?

    surry engrish

    • anonanon says:

      TN-V is for the PSP sandbox, the scene has moved on from that, and is now looking at native vita exploits, it’s possible we could be playing native vita homebrew in the coming years

  27. Byte says:

    It’s a start… hopefully we’ll get to a point where you can run CFW (VITA, not that uninteresting PSP-emulator) and have an emuNAND that can be kept up-to-date. On the 3DS scene Gateway announced they will be supporting current-firmware 3DS (XL)s, 2DSes, and New 3DS (XL)s soon. Sad that it has to be the flashcart industry that is carrying the torch that was once held high by independent devs.

  28. bickyaldana says:

    how can i do this, look awesome, video tutorial please, and what can we do, psp emulator?? sorry i am new in this.
    como puedo hacer esto, se ve increible, un video tutorial porfavor. que puedo hacer con esto, se puede emular el psp, perdon soy nueva en esto.

  29. Buchwild says:

    got my vita with uno locked and loaded CMON BABY

  30. Lord Darton Staker says:

    This is impressive

  31. Lord Darton Staker says:

    Running Mystylist exploit on 3.15… awaiting developments :/

    I wonder how difficult the bubble exploit it- would be nice to have a TN-V loader.. which would allow original firmware booting SOMEHOW… I have something in mind and i’m pretty certain that it would be a direct link on how to load custom bubbles- maybe through the exploit of SKFU’s

  32. Octos says:

    I just want to see the ram unlocked so we can get more powerful emulators and homebrew

  33. Biohazard1150 says:

    screw backups and piracy, I want to see full power emus and ported abandonware!!!

  34. visakha says:

    please help the peoples… Do hacks and exploitz.

  35. Jimmy says:

    Does this mean that the PS Vita can be hacked and play Vita ISO game or something ? am kinda confuesd

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