French site PSP Gen has got some curious and interesting tidbit regarding certain games that can actually recognize a Custom Firmwared PSP, which in turn blocks you from being able to play it. On such game is Evangelion: Jo, currently available only to the Japanese market.
Said the post (duly translated):
Sony and the software house to pass counterattack. E 'of the news yesterday that the game Evangelion: Jo, for now this only on the Japanese market, is able to recognize the presence of the PSP Custom Firmware that is started. This is done by making a check on the RAM of the console, and whether this is positive, the game will not start. The solution to the problem might be but just around the corner. Like the CF-A 5.02GEN has a feature that allows you to emulate an official firmware, soon also the last 5.50GEN CF will benefit from this option. We will keep you updated when new.
An anti-CFW check, you say? If this be true, then Sony is apparently upping the ante on their drive against homebrew. But at the same time, they'll just be driving more people towards piracy. Sound tough, but not exactly the win-win situation we'd rather have.
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