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June 11, 2014 // 7:03 pm - Following up on his previous PS4 Development Kit (DUH-D1000AA) and PS4 Testing Kit (DUH-T1000AA) leak, PlayStation 4 developer NetYaroze (via has recently made available some new PS4 SDK v1.0 and PS Vita Development Kit (PDEL-1001) / PS Vita Testing Kit (PTEL-1001) screenshots with hints that developers can extend (patch) the activation time on both consoles.

To quote: LOL... I never seen PS Vita Testing Kit! but think you may sell this unit for MIN. price 400 EUR. ($ 500/600 USD) for Collectable Price.

F*ck the activation... can be patched! and I know people what do that. hahaha... yeah, that's what I was talking about!

LOL, same thing here! and can be done also on PS4 TEST Kit (Note: is not my picture, friend who worked on that sent me this one)

Btw, finally someone has realized that people need to work on these activation keys if need to do something with the New Generation DEV/Test kits! Note: Can be patched for a lifetime use.

(Joking): For those who are looking for the PS Vita activation key, can download it here (expires in 8542 days):

For those curious, below are the related hardware details as follows:

Testing Kit (for PS4 - PlayStation 4)

  • DUH-T1000AA

Development Kit (for PS4 - PlayStation 4)

  • DUH-D1000AA

Testing Kit (for NGP, PS Vita - PlayStation Vita)

  • PTEL-1000, PTEL-1001 or PTEL-1002 (JP, US and European)
  • PTEL-2002, PTEL-2004 (EU)

Development Kit (for NGP, PS Vita - PlayStation Vita)

  • PDEL-1000, PDEL-1002 and PDEL-2002, PDEL-2004 (PAL)

PS4 SDK & PS Vita Test Kit Activation Time Extended Screens Surface

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#2 - vava - December 7, 2014 // 8:18 am
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#1 - Emeraldu - June 12, 2014 // 1:56 pm
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So, I guess you need to have a PS4 dev kit in order to extend the usage time and go crazy with the PS4 dev console.

Can you do something with the activation software and your personal (retail) PS4 ?