Category PS4 Guides and Tutorials       Thread starter Lush78       Start date Jan 25, 2018 at 2:11 PM       40,276       50            
Here is a quick guide I made for bundling PS4 game updates into PKGs. PKG Kitchen 1.3 is used and all thanks to the toolmakers...

Game Update PKG

Needed: PKG Kitchen 1.3, Offline Update PKG ≤4.05

1: Insert game disc and install
2: Exploit idc, xvortex ftp payload
3: Dump 4 files from system_data/priv/appmeta/CUSAxxxxx/* to dump\appmeta\ (Must get these files before update)
4: Exit title/ftp, reboot, exploit xvortex, install sony game update pkg (This will be the hardest step, obtaining offline 4.05 updates)
5: Check for update to game on information screen
6: Reboot, exploit idc, xvortex ftp payload, minimize, load game, connect ftp
7: Dump /user/app/CUSAxxxxx/app.pkg -> dump\pkg
/mnt/sandbox/pfsmnt/CUSAxxxxx-app0-nest/pfs_image.dat -> dump\pfs\
/mnt/sandbox/pfsmnt/CUSAxxxxx-app0/sce_module/* -> dump\app\sce_module\
/mnt/sandbox/pfsmnt/CUSAxxxxx-patch0-nest/pfs_image.dat, RENAME pfs_image2.dat -> dump\pfs\
/mnt/sandbox/pfsmnt/CUSAxxxxx-patch0/eboot.bin -> dump\app\
/mnt/sandbox/pfsmnt/CUSAxxxxx-patch0/sce_module/* -> dump\app\sce_module\ (Overwrite if prompted, update may not contain this folder and/or all files)
8: Reboot, remove disc, and delete game and all game data
9: Run _extract_pkg.bat and wait for success
10: Open /tools ArchiveExplorer.exe and open dump\pfs\pfs_image.dat and extract all to \app\
11: Open dump\pfs\pfs_image2.dat and extract all and overwrite to \app\
12: Copy and overwrite dump\app\* to \app\
13: Copy and overwrite dump\appmeta\* to \app\sce_sys\
14: Run _gen_gp4.bat and wait for success
15: Open CUSAxxxxx.gp4 with /tools/orbis-pub-gen.exe and go to Command, Build Image, select save location and build.
16: Turn on PS4, load xvortex exploit, install new PKG with bundled update.
Adding PS4 Game Updates in Packages (PKGs) Tutorial by Lush78.jpg
 

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Lush78

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Originally tested this with Rise of the Tomb Raider and it worked great. Just tested my method with Bloodborne and confirming that works too. Even shows app ver: 9 on the title screen after hybrid pkg install, as opposed to app ver: 0 on stock install.
 

PSXHAX

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Thanks for sharing the guide here @Lush78, I've mainpaged it now and added you to our Authors page so you can edit the vCard that appears below all your articles to add any info you'd like. ;-)
 

LarryK

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Nice Tut!!! Thanks....

Question though.... This is for game updates only at this time and not dlc correct?

Meaning I could update GTA from version1.00 to 1.26 with this method?

But I would still need to install and activate dlcs correct?

Or am I fcked and dlcs are included or one of the same with the game updates?

Someone clarify please?
 

orioland

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Time for more scene! now.....the updates. XD mega..zippy.. reuploading the games with the updates includes inside.....its the thing now.! nice!
 

srcorsario

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Mmmm... And why not a fake pkg update? Repacking the game with the new files and just the necesary "old" files?

We will get corrupt data?
Well ... its just an idea :unsure:
 
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