Category PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Jan 24, 2019 at 9:15 AM       19,755       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
 

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dragonsurfer

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@lee48uk Can you elaborate on how you fixed this?

I suspect im making the same mistake.

Im definitely doing something wrong to the iso. In this one it freezes at the PlayStation 2 screen. On the nes one it gives me an error and freezes on the PlayStation 2 screen. If i repackage the extracted package as a test without messing with the iso, they both work and load fine but of course with no roms.
 

lee48uk

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@dragonsurfer I followed the guide here but got stuck as the CDGenPS2_v3.0 was not saving the file correctly (my error) so i went into the image folder and extracted disc01 with ultraiso then dragged and dropped the files into CDGenPS2_v3.0 then clicked on the img button and saved as disc01.iso then followed the rest of the instructions

I noticed i can not get GODS rom (megadrive / genesis) to work all i get is black screen.

I tried usa, japan and Europe versions the bin files are good as they all work under fusion emu on pc but just stop at black screen on the ps4 emu.
 

Docta

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I have a problem rebuilding the FPKG because of the param.sfo file. When I decompile the PKG, I get 2 folders: Image0 and Sc0 (with the param.sfo).

I add the ROMS and update the param.sfo, with the next error: "[Error] param.sfo: Param Disc0 Layer1: no files are stored."

When I try to build the FPKG, adding Image0 and Sc0 folders to PUG-GEN, it throws the next error: "File doesn't exist (param.sfo)"

What must I do with Sc0 folder? How must I rebuild the FPKG?

THX!!
 
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