PlayStation 4 (PS4)

News Coverage of the PS4

Here is collection of Tools / Utilities and various other Files useful for the PlayStation 4 from Scene Contributor @eXtreme. This simple organized collection is very useful for the PS4 owner rockin' firmware v1.76 which is currently the "king" of PS4 firmwares, as far as the PS4 Hacking Community is concerned. As scene hackers and developers have utilized the holes in the webkit exploit that has since been patched in post 1.76 firmware. Currently one of the biggest accomplishments for the end user enjoyment has been the ability to boot Linux which has allowed things such as Running the Steam App and playing games through that on your PS4 hardware and your Steam Account. If you have or will soon obtain a 1.76 PS4 then this is a great page to have bookmarked as eXtreme put a bit of effort in this organized collection of community resources titled PS4_DEV.​
Recently we seen the POC video that developer @OsirisX[ released showcasing the Steam App running on the PS4 via PS4 Linux. Now the developer details with a nicely written tutorial that we have broke down in our new tabbed format for easier consumption of information in how to get Steam running on your PlayStation 4 console that is running version 1.76 firmware and utilizing the webkit exploit and PS4 Playground. Tell us your thoughts and opinions of this recent advancement for the PS4 Hacking Community
After the two previous builds of Universal Media Server there have been connectivity issues for certain devices. As usual over here at PSX-Place we cover what our members are using most device wise. Those been, to name a few, the PS4 and PS3 utilising this video streaming app via PC. With that said here is version 6.3.2 of UMS
@eXtreme has recently updated his custom PS4 webkit playground that continues to evolve from the also the original works of Cturt & also Fx0day modifications. eXtreme's Custom PS4 webkit Playground comes with various function and modules useful for a PlayStation 4 taking advantage of the webkit exploits present in firmware version 1.76. Very easy options and features such as FTP, Linux Kernel Loader, message your console and and various other options
Following the previous build of Universal Media Server comes yet another update to the video streaming app. What was reported last was improved connectivity to your devices but it seems that it was not the case for many a PS3 or PS4 user. This update, been version 6.3.1.1, attempts to address the connectivity issues but reading the comments over at the UMS site both PS3 and PS4 users are still having trouble.
You remember developer @ OsirisX from his recent works such as the popular PlayStation 3 Plugin for CFW users (PS3XPAD). The developer now has created a video recently showing how he is Running Steam on his 1.76 firmware based PS4 Console with Arch Linux and Team Fail0verflow PS4 Radeon Patches . Most games are reported to be working, with mid to low on the settings on the Steam App through Arch Linux on the PS4 :) .. .
In this update to Universal Media Server the developers have fixed a issue with PAL DVD's. Connectivity has also been addressed so you can expect UMS to play better with your devices. Remember that UMS can be used for many devices but the ones we generally find of interest are the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita and the PSTV.
SubJunk and team have just released their latest release of Universal Media Server. The update brings further device improvements and a few bug fixes together with updated components such as FFmpeg, MediaInfo and MPlayer.
Senaxx you may know from PlayStationSceneFiles has published a tutorial for user's interested in running Linux on PS4 with firmware v1.76. Now this will not show you to launch FailoverFl0w Ps4 Linux Port utilizing the recent exploits released but rather it will teach you how to run a basic linux rescue boot. Nonetheless its a very good tutorial for the PlayStation 4 Hacking Community as this is a very detailed tutorial from Senaxx
The PlayStation 4 Hacking Scene is evolving each and every day and the latest advancement will excite many as developer kR105 is filling in the missing pieces for everyoner to boot Linux on the PS4. As the developer unleashes a dlclose exploit that is fully functional, while we have seen in recent days news about a dlclose exploit it was not fully operational and was not complete, but now with this release the holes have been filled and the missing pieces provided along with a Linux Loader that comes compiled to make things much easier.