PS3 is a very popular console gaming device. When you think of a gaming console first thing comes to our mind is PS3. If you are a PS3 owner and eager to know the pro’s and con’s of Jailbreaking PS3 here are some important points to remember. The term jailbreak usually comes to mind when you want to play games on your PS3 unofficially. It means a hack which brokes the Sony company’s law and you will play the games illegally.
Advantages of Jailbreaking PS3
Backup Games to Disk
You can backup your Game disk in PS3 built-in storage. No need to worry about changing disks all the time whenever you want to load a new game. And game loads very faster than when loading from disc. In some city’s PS3 games are available for rent, you can rent and copy the disk on your device.
MKV format doesn’t need any introduction for movie lovers. The main drawback for PS3 is it can’t play MKV videos. Showtime is an app for jailbroken PS3 device, it can play 1080p HD videos.
If you are a developer you can do magic with PS3. Linux (Ubuntu) can be installed on PS3. Not only Ubuntu, you can test any OS on PS3 when you pwned. Not only Ubuntu, you can do magic with your PS3 when it is pwned.
Game Mods and Cheats
The jailbroken PS3 allows you to add cheats mods to your games. For example, you can play god mode in an unbeatable game. Sounds interesting?
Disadvantages of Jailbreaking PS3
No Online Gameplay
The main disadvantage of PS3 jailbreak is online gameplay. If you are a hardcore online game player after jailbreak you can’t play games online. Because for online gameplay you need to sign into PSN which will not be possible after jailbreak.
No Firmware Updates
If you have a jailbroken PS3 you can’t update it to the latest firmware, because latest firmware replaces the jailbroken firmware and removes the Jailbreak. PS3 firmware regularly to patch jailbreak firmware to stop the service.
No Playstation Plus Service
On jailbroken PS3 you can’t access PlayStation Plus service.
Bonus, Sony doesn’t like playing with their devices. If they detect your PS3 is jailbroken then you may expect a permanent ban from PSN network.
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