Recently PlayStation Vita developer Total_Noob has announced news of TN-V for PS Vita, which will bring forth both XMB and PSN access for users.
6.60 TN-V is a Custom Emulator Firmware (CEF) for the PS Vita. It offers the XMB design and the most important feature: the ability to access the PSN - the SOLUTION for 2.02 UNO owners.
It is still work in progress. There is no release date. There are quite some bugs and I have only little time to work on that.
Below are the full details and video via wololo, to quote: Total_Noob has officially announced his new project: 6.60 TN-V for the PlayStation Vita.
6.60 TN-V is a Custom Emulator Firmware (CEF) for the PSVita 2.02 UNO exploit. Total_Noob's TN-V will be different from his last release (TN-C) as it will include a fully functioning XMB something we saw only briefly in pictures awhile back, however now Total_Noob has a video to show it in action.
TN-V will support PSN access, so you’ll be able to connect to the PlayStation Network to download PSP games and access content, something that has been not possible after the mandatory 2.05 update and blocking of the Charles & Fiddler proxies. You’ll only be able to connect to the PSP's store since TN-V uses part of the PSP 6.60 firmware (to connect), and we are limited to the PSPemu on the Vita.
There isn't a concrete, established release date yet. TN-V is still a work in progress. Right now the UNO 2.02 exploit is the only targeted exploit, no word if the other exploits will be supported yet. Total_Noob says that there are quite some bugs that ll need to be worked on, however you can see a video of it working below!
Update: Total_Noob has now announced a TN-V update presumably for PS Vita FW 2.12 with details below, as follows:
Hi guys, You haven't heard from me since a long time? I didn't touch any code for some months, but now I am back again - with an update for TN-V.
The next revision will have high memory support and many bug fixes... and perhaps... maybe a release for 2.12 How many of you are still interested in this update?
Update #2: Its unfortunate however, that with the latest firmware that space that allowed us to use the extra RAM is no longer available. So the summation is that TN-V4 will not be able to support the increased memory for 2.60 and above. However, this feature will be available to those under 2.60 when Total_Noob releases the new version of his CEF TN-V later.
As for an estimated release date on TN-V4 (and possibly a kernel exploit); Total_Noob says that it will most likely be after the launch of the PS4.
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