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PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Jul 17, 2018 at 1:23 AM       177,419       438      
Earlier this month we saw a PS4Updates Python script, and recently PlayStation 4 developer GarnetSunset (Twitter) made available a PlayStation Store DLC Index script tool called psDLCIndex which can be used to scrape / download PS4 PKG downloadable content. :D

Download: / GIT / How to Change CUSA of DLC to Match CUSA of Game Guide / 0-byte PSN DLC Downloader by Etheldreda-MU / / psDLC (c# version) by stooged / fake_dlc_pkg.rar (0.3 MB) / Playstation Store DLC Indexer.rar (3.69 MB) by pearlxcore / cindexTutorial.rar (1.23 MB) by ohcHIT / psDLCIndex EZ_Lib_Orbis_MOD GIT Fork via @DeniZz

:alert: From Al Azif, to quote: "THESE TOOLS WILL NOT WORK WITH MOST DLC. The DLC must be an unlockable type with no extra data required and may require a specific game update version. There is no way to know 100% if it'll work until you try it."

:arrow: For those having trouble, see this Workaround by Baku86 to fix the issue. :thumbup:

This comes following the tutorial for Dumping PS4 5.05 DLC, Games, Updates & Themes with details below from the to quote: psDLCIndex

PlayStation Store DLC Indexer, and list generator.

What is this?

This is a script that will go through a PlayStation store entry for a certain title, which is given at runtime, and get the titleIDS of all DLC associated with them. This can then be funnelled into "" which can parse it out and, using some outside programs, generate some cool pkgs.

How to use?

Make sure you run "requirements.bat" if you're on windows, but then, just run the "" script and input the full title ID of the app you wish to crawl. This can take a while so be patient.

When done, make sure to run mysteriouslink, with all the files required, which I can't link, in this directory. You should have a bunch of PKGs.


:arrow: Update: In related news, windsurfer1122 made available PSN_get_pkg_info which is a Python script to extract package information from header and PARAM.SFO of PS3 / PSX / PSP / PSV / PSM and PS4 packages.

Download: / GIT

And from the, to quote: (c) 2018 by "windsurfer1122"

Extract package information from header and PARAM.SFO of PS3/PSX/PSP/PSV/PSM and PS4 packages.

  • One-for-all solution to retrieve all header data and PARAM.SFO data from PSN packages
  • Decryption of PS3 encrypted data to get all data
  • Support of all known package types: PS3/PSX/PSP, PSV/PSM, PS4
  • Easy enhancement of interpreting data (=done at the very end with all data at hand)
  • Support multiple output formats
  • Support multiple debug verbosity levels
  • Easy to maintain and no compiler necessary (=interpreter language)
  • Cross platform support
    • Decision: Python 3
      • Compatible with Python 2 (target version 2.7)
        • Identical output
        • Forward-compatible solutions preferred
  • Modular and flexible code for easy enhancement and/or extensions (of course there's always something hard-coded left)
For options execute: PSN_get_pkg_info -h
Use at your own risk! If you state URLs then only the necessary bytes are downloaded into memory.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

git master repository at

:arrow: Update #2: Developer lucasepe made available another scraping utility called Go PS4 which allows you to search your favorite PS4 games from PlayStation Store using the Command Line, which details below from the to quote:

Download: / GIT

This tool use Colly the Lightning Fast and Elegant Scraping Framework for Gophers

How to build


go build -ldflags "-X main.version=0.0.1 -X,2%-%date:~6,2%T%time:~0,2%:%time:~3,2%:%time:~6,2%"
go build -ldflags "-X main.version=0.0.1 -X,4%-%date:~4,2%-%date:~7,2%T%time:~0,2%:%time:~3,2%:%time:~6,2%"
How to use

List available options

go-ps4 -help
Usage of go-ps4:
       show also extra contents
       show only free titles
  -lang string
       language (it, en) (default "it")
  -search string
       search for specified title
       show app version
       show only weekly deals titles
Search only for free games
go-ps4 -free
Search for a specific game
go-ps4 -search "strange brigade"
Show only weekly deals
go-ps4 -weekly-deals
PSDLCIndex PlayStation Store PS4 DLC Indexer by GarnetSunset.jpg



Senior Member
I finally figured it out! :D

No idea why, but for some games (LittleBigPlanet 3, The Surge) unlockers with Extra Data doesn't work no matter what, when for others (Nioh, Far Cry Primal, Shadow of the Colossus, Ratchet & Clank) it works even if there is no real data in Image0 folder.

Like I said earlier, 128 KB unlockers are not ideal solution since additional content name or icon doesn't show in-game info on the PS4. Only DLCs with extra data are showed properly.

The workaround is:

1. Use psDLC (v19) to create package with data or do it manually - it doesn't matter, but with @stooged toll is much faster. File name and DLC name doesn't matter either, but content ID must be real.

2. Create second pkg (manual input in psDLC is ok, manually creating unlocker also works) which is 128 KB. Again file name and DLC name doesn't matter, but content ID must be real.

3. On the PS4 install first package with data and reboot console immediately

4. Install second package (128 KB) and that's it! Packages are somehow "merged" by console and the result is properly showed DLC info and DLCs are unlocked in-game

What is the trick? Console reboot! Without it when you install second pkg it ask for overwrite and the result is working DLC but no info under game information. When you reboot console and then install second pkg the overwrite note doesn't show.

I think this info should be added to main post for anyone who cares. It took me many hours of try and error, so maybe someone will find this useful.


Senior Member
@Baku86 friend I do not even want to know what you had to go through to find out, hahaha, but congratulations on the effort. Does this mean that any dlc would work? in my case I want to download the dlc from NIOH, I first down the largest, then the 128k. all for psDLC v19 correct?

thank you


Senior Member
DLC with additional data still requires someone to dump it first, but as for Nioh fake unlocker (with extra data) is enough. Game doesn't have any additional dlc files - all is in patches. Also no need to make 128 kb unlockers for Nioh.


Senior Member
Guys one more question. How can i aquire pkg names for things like preorder bonuses etc with no ps store page?

I have some games, that I'm 100% sure that bonuses will unlock with proper contentID (got one with wrong ID = no unlock, with correct ID = unlocks fine) but the problem is how to find proper ID?


Senior Member
@Baku86 how to make a dlc work in another region? I was with the dbz EURO and I got the US and in that US has my language PT-BR I have the dlcs of the EURO version has as comverter?


Senior Member
If it's just unlocker, changing cusa to match your version in param.sfo will work. If it has additional data it may work, but it depends on game. How this Euro dlcs looks like (size, files inside Image0 etc)?


psdlc indexer look only for sony store Us and Uk?

because i would like to download Now TV APP Italian Version and CUSA12336 cant be found because this app is ONLY in Italian Store


There is anyway to get this app through psdlc that index to Italian Store?