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Have Sony Finally Beaten The Pirates?

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Posted on June 2, 2011 AT 04:12am

Could Sony have finally found a way to win against the Pirates?

After the latest Killzone 3 update that took the game up to V1.09 a new 3.60 encryption key was added preventing the game from booting on Custom PS3 Firmware 3.55.

This prevents the game from booting on the only firmware that can play pirated games on the PlayStation 3 as hackers are yet to find a way to make them boot on 3.60 or above.

It looks as if Sony will be rolling out these new encryption keys to all of their future titles so could this mean an end to piracy on the PS3?

It looks doubtful to end it completely as hackers always seem to find a way but if will certainly slow them down for a while.

Source: TheGamingPod

Nick Baumfeld
Bio: Nick Baumfeld has been involved in the video game industry for a good 12 years. He has seen the industry from all view points and has a background in websites, website integration and social media. Nick pioneered the online video game rental business back in the day, moved forward into online video game trading and then moved viral with the well received Video Games Application on Facebook. Today, he has joined up with EGM founder Steve Harris to create something truly unique and special; EGMNOW, a community dedicated to all manner of gamers.

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