Game console – Gateway 3 DSFR Wed, 14 Sep 2022 00:45:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Game console – Gateway 3 DSFR 32 32 3DS Firmware 11.16.0-49U: Nintendo’s old portable console gets an update Wed, 14 Sep 2022 00:25:26 +0000

Nintendo has released a Firmware update for its old console, the 3DS, as well as its variations (2DS, New 3DS, etc.). According to the official changelog, version 11.16.0-49U brings “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to improve user experience.”, Nintendo’s official slang for “it could be anything but most users won’t”. worry about it”.

Don’t expect anything massive here, the console was largely discontinued a while ago and hasn’t seen a significant update in over 7 years. In particular, this doesn’t appear to be a security update that would fix anything major.

3DS Firmware 11.16.0-49U – a single chain update

This time, it looks like the update only changes a minor typo that shows on the console, specifically: the phone number to call for COPPA requests for US English and Japan has been changed. changed from “1-800-255-370” to “1-800-255-3700”. This appears to be the only change in the entire update, according to user research SNBeast.

Consoles that are past their prime time rarely get a meaningful update except to remove some services for security reasons (like we saw this year for PS3 and PS Vita), update SSL certificates (so that the console’s browser and internet services continue to function), or fix issues that might be legal liabilities (likely the case here).

Additional details on this update are available at Yellows8’s page and

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For those of you who join this scene late in the game: even the latest 3DS firmwares are pretty easily hackable. This guide has everything to get you started.

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Ubisoft+ is FREE for a limited time: play “Assassin’s Creed”, “Far Cry”, and more Mon, 12 Sep 2022 08:20:00 +0000

Ubisoft+, a subscription service that hosts over a hundred game titles, including hits like “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla” and “Far Cry 6,” is free for a limited time.

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Gaming fans play Ubisoft games at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as E3, which opens in Los Angeles, California on June 11, 2019.

It should be noted that the gaming subscription service, which is more like a gaming counterpart of platforms such as Spotify and Netflix, is now free for the next two days.

Ubisoft+ is FREE

According to the latest news from game radar, the “Assassin’s Creed” manufacturer is offering a massive promotional offer for its subscription service, allowing its takers to enjoy more than a hundred game titles.

The game developer revealed during its Ubisoft Forward stream that its subscription service is free for a limited time.

Ubisoft says the service is available at no cost until October 10, which essentially makes it free for around 30 days.

So if you’re looking to get your hands on blockbuster game deals like “Assassin’s Creed” and “Far Cry,” this might be the best deal yet.

Ubisoft+ is FREE for a limited time

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Gamers and spectators play video games at the Ubisoft booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

The free offer from renowned game developers provides access to its Multi-Access level. It allows PC gamers and gamers on various cloud streaming services like Amazon Luna and Google Stadia to choose from hundreds of games.

However, Games Radar points out in its report that Ubisoft’s subscription service ignores console users.

So if you have next-gen game consoles, like an Xbox Series X/S or PlayStation 5 (PS5), at home, this deal isn’t for you. Well, unless you also play on other aforementioned platforms.

How much are you saving?

According to a recent report by game point, The maker’s gaming subscription platform Far Cry typically costs $18 per month for its Multi-Access tier. On the other hand, its PC Access version sells for $15 per month.

And as such, Ubisoft’s 30-day deal is already giving its users an $18 savings right off the bat.

But it should be noted that the Ubisoft+ subscription will be automatically renewed after the one-month free trial. To avoid being charged after the limited offer, it would be best to cancel before it ends on October 10.

Read also : Ubisoft joins Gamescom 2022, bringing Assassin’s Creed and MORE! Here’s what to expect

Ubisoft+ Games

The giant game developer’s game subscription service offers tons of newly released titles, Game Spot notes in its report.

But in addition to new offerings, it also includes hit games like “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla”, “Far Cry 6” and “Ghost Recon”.

Ubisoft+ also offers games like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction” and “Monopoly Madness.”

Related article: ‘Assassin’s Creed Codename Jade’ is coming to mobile, Ubisoft confirms

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PS5 players can now reveal the console’s biggest secret Sat, 10 Sep 2022 16:40:30 +0000

PS5 players now have the option to reveal hidden trophies in games.

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Thanks to the new firmware update for Sony’s now more expensive PlayStation 5 console, players can now reveal the PS5’s hidden trophies at once, eliminating the need to select each trophy individually. While this doesn’t seem like an important feature for average gamers, and certainly doesn’t improve gaming performance like the new PS5 does, being able to reveal the PS5’s hidden trophies will make it easier to track finalists. and trophy hunters. of all their trophies without having to reveal their information individually.

According Destructoid, the new toggle option shows automatic information for all PS5 hidden trophies in all PS5 games. So instead of hitting the square button to find out the trophy name and criteria, you can now toggle the option for the full list of PS5 hidden trophies in the game. This is actually a good thing for gamers to have the spoilers hidden and revealed just by pressing the button, but there is a segment of the community that will jump at the first opportunity to reveal the trophy info in an attempt to collect all of the trophies.

Of course, a PS5 hidden trophy toggle is a popular option for players looking to achieve “100% complete” status on their save data without too much hassle. This feature will probably be most useful for those who have completed the game’s storyline, as it reduces the time spent scrolling through the trophy list and finding hidden trophies. In fact, this option might be best used after the first playthrough, as some game trophies contain spoilers, like Forbidden Horizon West. However, revealing all of the PS5’s hidden trophies will have to be done on a game-by-game basis.

The downside is that revealing the PS5’s hidden trophies can be done from the general trophies menu which contains all player games instead of using the trophies section for each individual game. Maybe that’s something Sony could fix in one of their future updates, and maybe some of their multiplayer trophy issues are of concern to the gaming community. In the meantime, toggling hidden trophy information is certainly one less distraction for finalists and trophy hunters who previously had to select trophies individually.

When it comes to firmware update, game lists are perhaps the biggest upgrade, allowing gamers to organize their game libraries however they see fit. The new system now supports up to 15 different playlists with up to 100 titles each, and a game can be added to multiple playlists. The most requested feature, however, was 1140p display support for those with 2K (also known as QuadHD) monitors. The PlayStation 5 console works great on 4K screens, but it never favored those specific screens for some reason.

Finally, aside from the PS5 Hidden Trophy toggle, the entire system received plenty of quality-of-life updates, like the Quick Menu revamp and a handful of additional social features. There are likely smaller changes scattered throughout the system, but these aren’t usually of much concern to players. In the meantime, Sony is facing a massive lawsuit over the price of its games, the price of the console has increased significantly, and the new revised model has proved to be more energy efficient.

10 Best Story-Loading Video Games Worth Replaying in September 2022 Fri, 09 Sep 2022 00:02:29 +0000

Story-based video games have always been the pinnacle of gaming. They offer the most immersive and enjoyable experiences with their creative and comprehensive storylines. These titles allow players to escape the monotony of everyday life by escaping into the rich and diverse worlds they offer.

As multiplayer titles and live-service based video games have grown in popularity over the past few years, many developers have developed the idea that story-driven single-player video titles are on the way out. However, these story-rich games continue to deliver great gaming experiences for fans around the world.

Note: This article is subjective and reflects the opinions of the author only.

Red Dead Redemption 2, Ghost of Tsushima and 8 other great narrative video games that have earned their place among the greatest of all time

1) The Last of Us

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Developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2013, The Last of Us is widely regarded as one of the best video games of all time.

Despite its outdated gameplay mechanics and linear plot progression, the game set the standard for other single-player video games with its flawless storytelling and compelling character arcs.

The Last of Us follows Joel Miller as he traverses a dystopian post-apocalyptic world riddled with infected creatures to escort a child named Ellie to a group called the Fireflies. Their dynamic and budding interactive father-daughter relationship forms the heart of the experience and takes players on an emotional journey.

2) God of War (2018)

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The God of War series has provided fans with some of the best PlayStation-exclusive video games over the years. With its soft reboot in 2018, the series made a glorious return to modern consoles with a Game of the Year winning effort.

Despite continuing the tradition of previous games, God of War (2018) brought bold and ambitious changes that totally revitalized the feel of the series. The transition from Greek mythology to Norse mythology is only the beginning. The game also features an over-the-shoulder perspective rather than the fixed camera angle approach of previous titles.

Kratos, the protagonist, appears to be a completely different individual. He is no longer the raging personification of ruthless vengeance. Instead, he’s a rather wise and stoic father, guiding his son Atreus on a perilous journey to fulfill his wife’s dying wish.

With God of War Ragnarok releasing in November 2022, now is the perfect time for players to revisit this masterpiece.

3) Red Dead Redemption 2

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As the sequel to 2010’s Game of the Year, Red Dead Redemption 2 got a lot of hype ahead of its release. Rockstar Games delivered on all fronts and blasted all expectations with the most immersive and polished open-world experience.

The game follows the adventures of Arthur Morgan, a rebel bandit and bounty hunter. He struggles to find his place in an unknown civilized world while supporting his loved ones and fighting the law.

The vast world is full of brilliant side quests, activities, and interactions with NPCs. It earns its reputation as one of the best video games of all time, thanks to a gripping narrative that brings players to tears as it reaches its conclusion.

4) Marvel’s Spider-Man

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The genre of superhero-themed video games has often been plagued by mediocrity. Other than the Arkham series, most titles fail to provide an accurate representation of the source material or provide a disappointing gameplay experience in general. However, Marvel’s Spider-Man defies both of these standards by giving fans the ultimate Spidey experience.

A lot can be said about the depth of the game’s combat and slinging mechanics, as well as its superb graphics and cinematic events. However, its real merit lies in the cleverly crafted narrative that allows players to become invested in the story.

Marvel’s Spider-Man really encapsulates all the aspects that make Spider-Man such a brilliant and relatable character. It offers a harrowing story to complement the enjoyable action sequences.

5) Grand Theft Auto V

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Rockstar Games is truly the master of creating masterful story-driven video games. The company has proven itself over the years with games like Red Dead Redemption and Bully, as well as the popular GTA series.

GTA V, released in 2013, is one of the most commercially successful games of all time. The game launched on three different console generations and continues to entertain fans to this day.

GTA V is unique among its peers because it allows players to seamlessly switch between three different character perspectives, completing missions with each to advance the plot.

The vast open world, side quests, entertaining characters and NPCs, and wide variety of activities complement the enjoyable storyline to create the ultimate gaming experience.

6) The Living Dead

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Developed and published by Telltale Games in 2012, The Walking Dead is an interactive choice-based adventure game set in a zombie-ridden post-apocalyptic world.

The game follows the story of Lee Everett, college professor and convicted felon, who saves and encourages a young girl named Clementine. Their relationship forms the centerpiece of the game’s narrative, which depicts a beautiful and moving journey.

Choice-based plot progression adds even greater depth to the immersion offered by the game. Players quickly establish a connection with the characters, making their story even more empathetic and heartbreaking. It deserves its place on this list as one of the best story-based video games of all time.

7) Ghost of Tsushima

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Released in 2020 by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Ghost of Tsushima is the epitome of what the PlayStation 4 console has to offer in terms of graphics capabilities. Not only is it one of the most visually impressive video games of all time, but it also features an engaging storyline that makes players truly feel like a samurai warrior.

The game tells the adventures of Jin Sakai, a samurai trying to protect his homeland during the Mongol invasion. The game’s combat system includes a mixture of sword fighting as well as stealth-based assassination mechanics.

As one of the last AAA video games to be released ahead of the PlayStation 5’s release, Ghost of Tsushima is a fitting farewell to the previous generation of consoles.

8) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

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The Metal Gear series is one of the most recognizable names in the stealth action video game genre. Since its inception in 1987, the franchise has continued to innovate and bring fans many iconic titles.

The Phantom Pain was released in 2015 by Konami. It’s the perfect culmination of decades of creativity from Kojima Productions. It encapsulates everything fans love about MGS video games and presents them with a visually stunning open-world experience.

The game follows the story of Venom Snake as he embarks on a vengeful journey to exact revenge on the people who murdered his forces. The classic stealth mechanics and close combat of the Metal Gear franchise are at their peak in this title. Players have more freedom than ever when it comes to how they approach the game.

9) Batman: Arkham Knight

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With their Arkham series, Rocksteady Studios managed to defy the norm and finally do justice to the genre of superhero-themed video games. The series sets the standard for future titles with its flawless storytelling, immersive environments, innovative combat mechanics, and faithful representation of the source material.

As the concluding title in the series, Arkham Knight offers a fitting end to the Caped Crusader’s journey with a storytelling experience that respects the original lore.

Batman’s struggles with his own demons and the pervasive theme of good versus evil combine to create a narrative that truly immerses players in the world of Gotham City.

10) NieR: Automata

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Released in 2017 by Square Enix, NieR: Automata is an action RPG that stands out from other video games in the genre for the diversity of its scenarios. Despite being an incredibly action-focused title, the game is anything but linear, as players can achieve up to 26 endings with multiple playthroughs.

The game is set in a dystopian depiction of Earth, as humanity has abandoned the planet, leaving behind androids to fight an alien invasion. The hack-and-slash combat system is incredibly entertaining, offering a masterful mix of melee and projectile attacks. The open world adds another dimension of freedom for players and gives the game more replay value.

NieR: Automata is an outlier in its genre and is definitely one of the most unique video games of all time, earning its place on this list.

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]]> New PS5 console and controller colors revealed by PlayStation Tue, 06 Sep 2022 15:22:37 +0000

Sony has announced that it will be making a new PlayStation 5, the DualSense console and controller, in just over a month. Since the launch of the PS5 from 2020, Sony has been slowly releasing new DualSense controller colors and interchangeable covers for the console itself. Now, Sony is planning to sell an all-new collection later this fall that will also include a variant of the PS5’s wireless headset.

Along with a detailed image from the PlayStation Blog, Sony showed off the new “Gray Camouflage” collection, which will debut on October 10. This collection, as you know, will feature a camouflage pattern similar to the new PS5 DualSense controller, accompanying console covers, and the Pulse 3D Wireless Headset. All of these pieces will be sold separately from each other with pre-orders coming next week on September 15th. As for the launch of a new dual sensor and PS5 consoles, they will arrive on October 14 of the following month. The wireless headset will come with Gray Camouflage in December, but soon.

Wonderful news that suddenly hides. The announcement of the new Gray Camouflage collection will begin on September 15. Full details:

PSA (@PlayStation) September 6, 2022.

As a result, this is definitely one of the most unique controller and console color schemes Sony has released so far. The most common among the Dual Sense and PS5 models available were standard, monochrome. Not only that, many of these previously released colors have yet to be extended to the PS5’s wireless headset. As of 2019, we’re seeing Sony now expanding into models like this, so much more distinct colors for the PS5 and dual-Sense controller might be coming around the corner.

What do you think of this new console and controller color scheme that Sony has been seeking? Want to pick up one of these items for yourself? Please let me know unless you post my comments or just come on social media to @MooreMan12.

CSGO Crosshair Generator: Explained Sun, 04 Sep 2022 20:59:24 +0000

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There are many benefits to changing your crosshairs in CSGO. First, you should know that the default crosshair is often distracting and not ideal for your gameplay.

Another reason is that changing your reticle is an important way to improve your performance and playstyle. Additionally, the reticle should be visible in any map environment without blocking your vision or distracting you.

It’s also a good idea to check the crosshair visibility before playing the game in a casual matchmaking mode so you know which setting works best for you.

The CSGO crosshair generator tool is easy to use and can automatically import crosshairs from other games. You can even import presets from famous CSGO players and Esports stars.

Another great feature of this program is that it comes with a variety of controls that allow you to customize your crosshairs.

Advanced CSGO players play around with the different options and test them all until they find the one that works best for them. These gamers usually spend a lot of time choosing the best reticle generator that best suits their needs.

Whatever your preference, the CSGO crosshair generator you choose should enhance your gaming experience.

Another reticle generator that has many advantages is the CSGOpedia crosshair generator.

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This program is user-friendly and has on-screen instructions. You can customize the look of your reticle using presets or choose a custom design. Once you have done that, you can paste the generated code into your game console. After that, you can test the crosshair in an offline match to make sure it is working properly.

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Nintendo needs the Switch 2, not a new gadget Fri, 02 Sep 2022 23:15:45 +0000

Nintendo can be a very inconsistent company when it comes to their software and hardware development in the gaming industry. No two generations are the same when it comes to their consoles or their games. At one point gamers could be playing on a console with a clunky controller like the N64 or Nintendo Gamecube, and at another throwing their arms around with a console like the Nintendo Wii.

However, rumors have spread that a Nintendo Switch 2 could be on the horizon in 2024. These rumors speculate what Nintendo could do next: build on the success of the Switch or create a new console with a new gadget. The company has been innovating in the video game industry since the release of the N64. Still, it’s time for Nintendo to focus on building an already well-established console like the Switch rather than creating something completely new.

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Rumors say that the Nintendo Switch 2 will be significantly upgraded with a new CPU, GPU, graphics card, OLED display and 4K support. It is a step in the right direction. This can be a boring concept for many gamers, especially since Microsoft and Sony already rely on the consoles they are successful with. In fact, when gamers switched from Xbox One X to Xbox Series X, they noticed no difference in the user interface, the controllers were the same, and they played the same games.

However, Microsoft and Sony succeed because it’s a safe bet to build on what works. Nintendo is known for taking risks, and the Nintendo Wii U threatened the company’s ability to stay in the console race. The company can’t afford another Wii U disaster, at least for now.

A Nintendo Switch 2 could also allow Nintendo to focus on other aspects of the console, such as an improved user interface, eShop and backwards compatibility. Gamers will say what they want about Sony and Microsoft consoles, but they agree that these are some of the next-gen improvements that made Xbox and PlayStation so successful. A Nintendo Switch 2 will need to focus on what has worked for the company’s competitors if it is to succeed.

RELATED: PlayStation Reportedly Added Discord Voice Chat Integration

The Nintendo Switch user interface hasn’t changed in the past five years. Gamers requested themes, voice chat, and an online redesign to rival Xbox and PlayStation. The eShop is sluggish and sluggish, and backwards compatibility is almost non-existent aside from the tiny Nintendo Online NES, SNES, and N64 libraries. There is no way to play Gamecube, Wii, Wii U, Gameboy or DS titles. A Switch 2 will also need to be backward compatible with its predecessor.

Along with software enhancements, Nintendo can also focus on hardware enhancements that don’t include console specs. The Nintendo Pro Controller is a must-have as it rivals the competition’s formidable controllers. That being said, improvements can be made to the controller. For example, the weight should be reduced as it is one of the heaviest and bulkiest controllers on the market. A Switch 2 Pro Controller or Pro Controller 2 may be another focus rather than implementing a whole new gadget for the console.

RELATED: Microsoft Responds to PlayStation 5 Price Hike, Claims No Increase for Xbox

Finally, first-party and third-party titles can also be pushed forward with the release of a new Switch 2. Nintendo and other developers can create more quality titles as there will be few changes coming to a Switch 2 other only improved performance. . Third-party developers widely support the Switch, and a Switch 2 would continue to see that support.

Nintendo has been playing its cards close to its chest since the Switch was released, so even with leaks and rumors, it’s hard to pinpoint the direction of its next console. Even the Switch Pro ended up being an OLED Switch, but it proved that the Switch is Nintendo’s future, and with the Switch 2 the company can do a whole lot more for its consumers than a brand new gadget ever could. never.

]]> Logitech G Gaming handheld Android leaks Tue, 30 Aug 2022 07:52:19 +0000

Logitech’s upcoming portable cloud-based games console has been leaked, along with images and a Companion name: Logitech G Gaming Handheld.

At the beginning of August, we announced the news of an exciting new collaboration between Swiss computer peripheral manufacturer Logitech and Chinese video game publisher Tencent Games. The two companies are working together on a new cloud-based portable games console, slated for release later this year.

We’ve now received what appear to be the first product shots of the new device. Established Twitter tipster Evan Blass, aka evleaks, provided the following snaps.

As you can see, it looks more like Nintendo Switch Lite than Valve Steam Deck, with a relatively slim form factor.

Blass doesn’t say much about the device other than providing the Logitech G Gaming Handheld name, but the pictures say it all.

The shots reveal a rounded handheld device with the usual suite of four main faceplate buttons, four trigger buttons, two analog sticks, and a D-pad. There are also several function buttons dotted around the front of the device, including a home button on the bottom right.

This home button will obviously lead to the device’s custom Android UI, which we see in one of the shots. We know it’s Android-based because of Google Play Store’s prominent positioning on the left.

To the right of that we see links to various cloud games and other streaming content services, including a few Xbox apps, Geforce Now, Steam, and YouTube. There is also a Chrome web browser.

Ujesh Desai, general manager of Logitech G, said previously said that the device will be built around “the idea of ​​being able to stream and play AAA games almost anywhere”.

]]> Splatoon 3 already has cheaters banned from the console ahead of release Sun, 28 Aug 2022 15:15:10 +0000

Nintendo bans players who already try to cheat in Splatoon 3 before its official release. This is according to a tweet from major Nintendo dataminer OatmealDome who said that Nintendo is issuing bans to those who have modified the game. They also mentioned the possibility of a total ban on Nintendo Switch Online, which is a subscription for the console.

There was a particular patch that was shared around the corner so you could get into the test range early. Sounds like the most popular ban reason. But since it was possible to detect these fixes by Splatoon 2, we are completely unaware of them. I don’t know why people thought it was OK to try.

OatmealDome (@OatmealDome) August 26, 2022

OatmealDome says Splatoon 3 has anti-cheat in place. Nintendo is starting to turn off the consoles (by total bans imposed by NSO) to players who have modified the game. I will not detail how this works at all, because anti-cheating relies on security by obscurity.

They added that a particular patch was shared which allowed players to enter earlier. According to them, this is the most popular reason for the ban. Given that Splatoon 2 detected these fixes as well, it’s absolutely no surprise. I don’t know why people thought it was OK to try.

Nintendo introduced an anti-cheat system in Splatoon 2 in 2018, so it’s no surprise there was another Splatoon 3 system. banished them accordingly. The same system is probably good when the software is available.

Splatoon 3 is the new release September 9 on Switch, but a limited-time demo could be played to celebrate the Splatfest World Championship on August 27. Players can get a taste of three-way Splatfests and explore Splatsville freely. Players can customize their characters, the appearance of their Abyss, and player banners. On top of that, they could also choose sides in the Splatfest Rock vs Paper vs.

Can you mine crypto with your PS5? Fri, 26 Aug 2022 10:21:29 +0000

Crypto mining is an expensive business involving a lot of work and sporadic rewards. The biggest motivation for miners is that they are rewarded using cryptocurrency tokens. Mining cryptocurrency requires a lot of time and the right equipment. Mining equipment is not easy to find, and if you could find a way to mine other means, you would gladly take it. This is why there has been a major frenzy in the crypto markets over whether Sony’s latest console, the PS5, has the technology required to mine crypto.

Many new features meant to set the PS5 apart from its predecessors were mooted in the months leading up to its introduction. The new DualSense joystick, which Sony introduced to replace older DualShock controllers, used capacitive sensors and offered a tactile experience. There were rumors that the PS5 could mine Ethereum since its specs were similar to a mining rig. After the rumors, many people planned to turn their consoles into mining equipment for coins such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, solana, etc. But do these rumors have any weight? Can you mine crypto using your PS5 console? A recent frenzy over some Chinese hackers exploiting PS5 consoles has sparked a debate regarding the likelihood of this happening. However, the screenshot uploaded by the Chinese hackers revealed that the mining is nothing but a scam. If the frenzy continues, sooner or later we may be able to see mining rigs made from PS5 consoles.

Currently, the main problem in the gaming community is the shortage of PS5 consoles which makes the consoles available for sale at a high price. If consoles are proven to have the system required for mining, gamers will be forced to pay even more to access their favorite games.

Refurbished PS5 chips in AMD’s crypto mining hardware

ASRock is promoting a new AMD-based cryptocurrency mining platform. However, instead of using the most powerful GPUs, it seems to be built using faulty PS5 processors. It was revealed that the servers, which cost around $14,800, are equipped with twelve AMD BC-250 APUs. The equipment has been downgraded to a “barebones” extraction rig at Slovenia’s Bolha site. This website states that it is a “quality computer for bitcoin mining projects with a promise produced by a well-known company ASRock”. The description doesn’t provide processor details, but the computer has PCIe APUs, 16GB of RAM, and dual 1200W power supplies.

ASRock’s hardware Ethereum mining speed is said to be 610 MHps. An unlocked Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 graphics processing unit (GPU) can reach 135 MHps with 300W power consumption. You would need about five high-end GPUs to get the same performance as the ASRock server. Increased demand from cryptocurrency miners is putting a strain on GPU supplies, but a partnership between AMD and ASRock could drive miners away from high-end gaming PCs. Crypto farms can still use cards with open hash rates, like the upcoming Intel Arc Alchemist, due to Nvidia’s price drop and AMD Radeon graphics cards.

Configurations for cryptocurrency mining with PS5 chips

The PS5’s accelerated processing unit (CPU and GPU) is perhaps the most powerful ever seen in a home video game console. The device must meet Sony’s strict standards to be considered a microprocessor. Those that fail are allegedly sold to cryptocurrency miners. Twelve refurbished PlayStation 5 chips were found in ASRock crypto-mining hardware, and they all met the same fate.

What does this ultimately mean

With this information, you might wonder, does that mean joining a few PS5s and they will be good to start crypto mining? You might have the technical know-how to bypass everything and start mining parts. There are hackers in China who have already said that they can mine bitcoin using the PS5 console system. As it stands, there is no sure way to confirm that these claims might be true. The only thing that remains is that there have been no known hacks of the PlayStation 5 system recently. This is the only problem for people who want to flash it with their software, such as bitcoin mining software. However, hackers have previously claimed they are “close” to overcoming the console’s security.