The modification of the consoles is a procedure now present in the world of videogames from the very first PlayStation, in the world of the Playstation 4 but it has recently been introduced and we will see together how to do in detail the modification to our  Playstation 4!

How to Modify the PS4 for free and Install the Games
How to Modify the PS4 for free and Install the Games

Change the PS4

DISCLAIMER:  I do not assume any responsibility in carrying out this guide which is made with the sole purpose of informing users.

Modifying this time the PS4 is simpler than it was on PS3 as it will be enough to unlock the debug mode and the package installer to be able to install the games in PKG format  These files (which are nothing more than game backups) are easily found by searching the net.

Currently it is possible to modify firmware 4.05 – 4.55 – 5.05. 

For the other firmware including the last 5.55 have already been “punctured” but the developers have not yet released anything stable and easy to install, check back this article to stay updated.

MODIFICATION GUIDE 1.01 / 1.76 / 4.05 / 4.55 / 5.05

I recommend updating the firmware to the latest version that can be modified, ie 5.05, to install this UPDATE you will have to:

  1. Download the update from this link  or from this one .
  2. Create on the USB a folder called  PS4  inside the PS4 folder create an UPDATE call  and inside put the update file called  PS4UPDATE.PUP
  3. Now plug the USB into the PS4 port and update the firmware

It is important to disable automatic updates by going to the PS4 download settings.

CHANGE FIRST METHOD

Eventually you will have a memory error, it is normal not to worry.

  1. Go to the PS4 settings and click on  network / configure internet connection / wifi / custom and  put everything in automatic except the DNS  choose manual and enter:
    DNS 1: 165.227.83.145
    DNS 2: 108.61.128.158
    Now save these connection settings.
  2. Go back to the settings and click on the first user guide option  and again on the user guide 
  3. A web page will open, click on your firmware (example  5.05)  and then click on  aim. After a few seconds you will have a message confirming the change … DONE!
  4. Going into the settings as the last options now you will have DEBUG SETTINGS.

There is also a VIDEOGUID  created by a user on YouTube, performs the same steps described in this article, including those that we will see shortly on how to install games in PKG format on Playstation 4.

MODIFY SECOND METHOD

Eventually you will have a memory error, it is normal not to worry.

  1. Open the browser and enter this URL: https://www.cybermodding.it/ps4exploit/
  2. Click on start 5.05 firmware exploit and then on start exploit. After a few seconds you will have the change confirmation.
  3. Going into the settings as the last options now you will have DEBUG SETTINGS

HOW TO INSTALL THE GAMES

To install games after modifying your Playstation 4 you will need:

  1. Download or have games / backups in PKG format
  2. A stick formatted in NTFS (so as to support files larger than 4GB) and copy the game over it.
  3. Turn on the PS4, carry out the steps to unlock the debug settings (being a temporary mod if you turn off the PS4 the menu disappears, but if you set the DNS as in the first method you just go to the user manual without having to re-enter the DNS) and connect the USB to the PS4.
  4. Go to settings / debug settings / packeg installer and click on the game you want to install.
  5. At the end of the installation the game will appear in the main menu of the playstation.

WARNING:  Some games after installing them may require you to update the firmware, click update later and they will start normally.

In this way you can also install updates for games and DLCs that you always find online in PKG format.

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