Category PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Jan 24, 2019 at 9:15 AM       20,170       67            
Following his recent RetroArch PS2 on PS4 homebrew package, PlayStation 4 developer @Markus95 has now released a PGEN PS2 emulator port PKG file for PS4 which emulates Sega Genesis / MegaDrive games for retrogamer fans! ;)

Download: Megadrive-Genesis_(PS2).pkg (25.69 MB) / UP9000-CUSB00002_00-SCUS974900000001-A0100-V0100.pkg (684.03 MB - Sega Megadrive / Genesis EMU & ROM Pack via @astronman) / MegaDrive (7.5 GB ROMs via @prezax)

This comes after the PS4NES / PS4GearSystem Nintendo Entertainment System Emulator (NES) and Sega Master System / Game Gear emulator ports, and to quote from his blog post on Logic-Sunrise.com roughly translated: PS4-MAJ Megadrive / Genesis Emulator (PS2) on PS4

After adapting and publishing the 2 PS2 cores (2048 and QuickNES) on PS4, here is another PS2 emulator adapted for our dear PS4: PGEN.

PGEN is a Megadrive / Genesis emulator, so you can launch your megadrive ROMs on your PS4.

This emulator uses the PS2 part of our PS4, although it is not native, it works very well.

This may cause waiting until the publication of RetroArch version PS4.

You will have to add your own ROMs in the ROMS folder, for that you will also have to decompile the FPKG (password: 00000000000000000000000000000000) with Fake_PKG_Generator, open the file disc01.iso with CDgenPS2, copy your ROMs in the ROMS folder, recreate the iso with CDgenPS2 and finally recompile the FPKG always with Fake_PKG_Generator.

You can copy as many ROMs as you want in the ROMS folder, even put a fullset if you want, only thing to respect is to put ROMs in .bin format ...

Another clarification, in the options of the emulator, configure the line "Renderer" on Line and not cell to correct some graphic problems.

Tutorial:
  • Decompile Megadrive-Genesis_ (PS2).pkg with FAKE_PKG_Generator
  • In the folder Image / recover disc01.iso file
  • Open this disc01.iso file with CDGenPS2 v3 (CDGenPS2 v2 per Chaos Kid)
  • You will find a ROMS file
  • Place ALL your ROMs in this folder
  • Then create the iso that you rename well disc01.iso
  • Rebuild the FPKG with the new disc01.iso file including your own ROMs with the same password (00000000000000000000000000000000).
PS: Another emulator is being tested and works pretty well, if you want to track my future projects and have a glimpse of this future moved, all that goes on here: https://twitter.com/Markus00095

Megadrive/Genesis (PS2) on PS4
Test Emulator Sega Mega Drive PS4 5.05 / ROMs
Remake PS4 EMU with ROMs via lee48uk
Repack and Install Megadrive Genesis PS2 on PS4 via donatelo27
Download: ppsspp_z80_libretro.zip (2.97 MB)
Genesis Emulator for PS4 (Homebrew) via MasterTurkey
Cheers to DEFAULTDNB for the heads-up on this news earlier today! :beer:
PGEN Sega Genesis MegaDrive PS2 on PS4 Emulator Port by Markus95.jpg
 

Comments

Chaos Kid

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Your limitation is all cause this is a handheld portable version device released in 2018 I believe and uses classics on memory card that obtains a Mp3 hack in the core system.

I pulled pc version as well just to take a loop it's just a DLL of 2048 core.

The ps2 will be based on the actual card limits which could be 8mb if member correctly.

@DEFAULTDNB
 

lee48uk

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Thanks for guide but im stuck lol. Made new fpkg with just 2 roms sonic 1 and streets of rage2 installed to ps4 pro. gets stuck on black screen NO playstation 2 logo so i wonder if the disc01.iso is not made correctly? tried with CDGenPS2_v3.0 maybe i did it wrong any chance of a video tut please
 

DEFAULTDNB

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Verified
@lee48uk check your file names in the CUSBXXXXX folder/GP4 file.

If the names are wrong even a good iso won’t work.

Extract disc01.iso with winrar, add roms, Cdgenps2v3: drag the extracted + roms in and file save image as disc01.iso. Then rebuild fpkg with gengp4 and pubgen.
 

lee48uk

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Thanks for the help turns out my problem was the CDGenPS2_v3.0 was not saving the disc01 image correctly got it sorted though now have the EMU working 100% with sonic 1 - Ecco and streets of rage 2. many thanks amazing EMU.
 

Chaos Kid

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This Genesis unit is manufactured by atGames i believe look at the unit and details. the emu is already in retroarch on pc looking through it
 
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