Both PS3 Phat and Slim. Original discs only.
It looks like you can now run your original PlayStation 2 discs on your Custom Firmware 3.55 console... that's right, without Cobra-USB Dongle or Downgrade!
A new method posted over at ps3devwiki explains how to get the Playstation 2 Software Emulator working on CFW 3.55, without the need of a dongle or downgrade.
Keep in mind that you will need to replace files on your PS3. So make sure you do a backup of your /dev_flash before following the steps below!
Download Links:Getting Playstation 2 Software Emulator working:
Method (on Firmware 3.55, without! Cobra-USB Dongle or Downgrade) for all consoles (fat & slim).
- Replace following files on your consoles /dev_flash/ with the ones included in this archive p3dwik-ps2compatfiles.rar
- Get into Factory Service Mode (FSM Tool/Dongle)
- Insert your Original PS2 Game Disc
- It will run.
Note: Backups wont work. You're getting the compatibility of the 2.60 software emulator with all of its bugs.
Off-Site Compatibility Lists:
- FactoryServiceMode Tool v0.2
NEWS SOURCE #1: PS2 Emulator working CFW 3.55 Fat Slim (via) PSX-Scene
NEWS SOURCE #2: Getting Playstation 2 Software Emulator working (via) PS3DevWiki
Our thanks to 'Gauss' for this news item!