PS4 Hack: Hacker Mathieulh recommends to buy a 3.70 Pro and to “not update it”


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50 Responses

  1. jc says:

    i’m selling a PS4 in firmware 1.76, if someone is interested

  2. Idiot says:

    Lol they work for Sony they want to sell more ps4 pro.they have nothing that why they will not release a jailbreak

  3. Alan says:

    As far as i remember my ps4 is in 3.55 , it’d be amazing to see this scene flourish.

  4. i512 says:

    Mathieulh is a joke and a hack, no pun intended. That this name’s still relevant today (after all this article bears his name) is absurd.

  5. Rolenzorol says:

    F$%^ !! I want to buy ps4 pro then get the ff15 pro update :(((

  6. slashmegaman says:

    should I really worry about another ps4??

    I got two.

    my up to date fw and one on 3.15…

    should I really shelve out another 300$?

    would I he missing anything if I don’t get a ps4 pro?..

  7. Salar says:

    ill have a PS4 waiting on 4.01
    Bring it on 😀 its been ages since i kept it at that firmware

  8. MunchMiller says:

    People still hold any faith in this clown? lol Ya, think I’ll curb my enthusiasm until something or someone reputable has anything to show.

  9. Aces says:

    Mathieulh is legend!

  10. Noobaloob says:

    Time to get a second ps4….primero, mono, uno…first!

  11. Noobaloob says:

    Damn dude, there were no post when I submitted my comment. Then pow….I’m not first

  12. Rocko says:

    Does anyone know why the Retroarch Vita and PSP nightlies are gone?

  13. GigaSinner says:

    That *** didn’t do anything relevant in years, why the heck should anyone listen to him?

  14. Ragnarok01 says:

    I have a ps4 1100 series and used it for naybe a year with 2tb drive if anyone interested

  15. DSpider says:

    They said the same thing for 1.76… “Buy the Uncharted bundle” they said… Where’s my backups at? Oh, wait, you can’t run backups. There’s no CFW, no loaders, nothing. But LOOK! It can run Linux! Oh, joy! Now I can play emulated games that I can play on my phone!

    The PS4 “scene” is pathetic.

    • lol says:

      Hacking scene will never bear guarantees, deal with it

    • ESpider says:

      yeah, buy a PS4 slim/pro with lowest firmware possible so that you can play gba games and run linux on it.

      hope those devs aren’t like failovefl0w that only teases hacks, “look what I can do with my ps4 and you can’t”


      • bfka says:

        Guys, guys, guys…there is no confirmation of anything in the most basic form of it – a literal one. Even more, no one claims nothing. For example if I have proof I will shoot video and share it, and in the end I will release nothing, simple as that! (f0w in that case, but I’m not talking about Linux) But for now we only have “buy this, sell that, wiat for it” and nothing.

    • Dan says:

      100 percent agree.They suck

  16. Natalie says:

    My PS4 Slim shipped with 4.00. My Vita is “jailbroken” on 3.60 and I’ve seen bugger all come from the jailbreak. So, while I’ms till not updating it, I did update the PS4 to 4.70 just because I expect the lack of anything interesting so.. Meh

  17. nCadeRegal says:

    It is my personal opinion that this is a waste, the 1.76 hack has been out for ages and nothing has come of it. Its not worth missing all the online oferings from sony, unless you have a second ps4. Id love to be proven wrong

    • Matt says:

      Not many people have access to a 1.76FW Ps4 – A Jailbreak on pre 4.06 opens this up to many more developers, you’ll see an explosion of activity if this happens.

    • andrew says:

      You already have, if you read the forms at psxhax you would know that people are running steamOS and package manager with debug settings. Not only that but peek and poke is now possible which if u remember made running backups possible on the ps3

  18. sh21ab says:

    I do not know I’m suspicious because every year end advertising for sony comes back as a hack ‘buy a ps4 and do not update it’ ‘

  19. GigaSinner says:

    The guy hasn’t done anything relevant in forever. I wouldn’t trust him, he just says stuff to try and stay relevant.

  20. Ivanka trump says:

    Its logical not to update if you happen to have one. Anybody into the scene knows this i dont see what makes him so special on tweetle deeing about it

  21. DawgY says:

    I bought a PS4 Pro off of Amazon this weekend and just received it this evening. It is on OFW v3.70. Anyone interested, I suggest picking one up ASAP! =)

  22. andrew says:

    Just bought a ps4 slim and came with 4.01. it’s the one bundled with Uncharted 4

  23. andrew says:

    I’ll be happy to run linux on my slim. I loved my old fat ps3 with yellow hat I was only able to run very simple emulators but the fact that Sony let you do was astonishing till the *** took it away and the worst part was I updated without reading the part where it said it would be removed epic fail

  24. Mathieulhisadouche says:

    It’s the same Mathieulh that teased PS3 scene back in the day and never released his stuff.

  25. lunacryd says:

    math is a liar guys don’t believe the hype

  26. ESpider says:

    this is confusing, do we update to 4.05 below or stay 3.70..

  27. DawgY says:

    From what I understand, stay on 3.70 for a PS4 Pro. I have been playing Final Fantasy games since I was 10 and am passing on FFVX currently to do this. If I can do it, you can too. Stay below 4.06 for all other PS4 models.

  28. zalibidas says:

    Naahh. My PS4 is for playing PS4 games. I don’t care about any homebrew or other such nonsense. Anything it can do modded, my PC can do better.

  29. what the fuck says:

    Good to see a bunch of *** whiners as usual. if you want a more solid hack, either get a different system, pay enough of a bounty to get some serious experts on it or shut the *** up and wait until the people who actually do the work release it. Or, god forbid, if it matters that much to you, you can start from square one and try developing your own hacks.


  30. ZombieSlayer says:

    “If you don’t plan on sharing it, don’t even talk about it”.

    I agreed. There is no point in even wasting your time hacking the device, if you are not going to put it to use.

  31. Magas says:

    Well.. To be honest i not believe in this. Yes! Maybe there is a chance to jailbreak PS4. But i not believe that PS4 Pro will be first.. Especially when this console is new and who made it don’t be stupid and do not create bug after console can be jailbreak. Yes! I want to believe in this because i waiting it. But.. If talk only about this news i think this is only advertisement to buy PS4 Pro. Well.. If this in future will be true.. Then we will be donkeys 🙂

  32. Superfluous says:

    Just an FYI: I just got both a PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro a couple of days ago. The Pro is indeed on 3.70, but the Slim has 4.00 on it. Still should be good if anything ever gets released, but definitely not 3.55 🙂

  33. Ragip says:

    What for ı buy 3.70 pro?
    Backup or homebrew or both?

  34. LukeRoot says:

    Mathieulh is a clever guy but never contributed, he teased everyone (PS3 cfw days)

    Long live Graf Chokolo!!!!

    • seb5594 says:

      Hm but why is he credited in some homebrew if he never contributed?
      he is someone who act behind the scene and a math genius.

  35. P3T3 says:

    SLim watchdogs 2 500GB pack ships with 3.55 FW!

  36. real g says:

    only lies… hackers are gone 🙁

  37. Charles Fasano says:

    Just bought a PS4 Pro today from GameStop and it was at 3.70. Now I’m happy as a clam. Now I can update my old Phat PS4 to 4.06 and play some games.