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October 26, 2012 // 12:02 am - Following up on their previous release, French developers Dev-Team-SPT / ARCH have released a PS3 CFW CEX Arch 4.21 Beta Custom Firmware for those with flashers who don't mind experimenting.

To quote, roughly translated: To install this CFW you need to be on Firmware 3.55.

Beta version features:

  • Bluedisk Core_OS patched CFW to 4.25 OFW aim_spu_module.self
  • Consistent backup games 4. + Or original games
  • SEN original connection
  • Spoof 04.25
  • Compatible FckPSN
  • Ca.cer version 4.25 (except CA27.cer)

How install:


  • Do not install if the console has received a downgrade earlier
  • Do not install console-DEX
  • Install OFW from 3:55


Update: They have now released (via PS3 CFW Arch CEX 4.21 Final v0.1 for both PS3 Fat and Slim consoles (above) for those interested!

PS3 CFW CEX Arch 4.21 Beta Custom Firmware is Now Released

PS3 CFW CEX Arch 4.21 Beta Custom Firmware is Now Released

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#8 - racer0018 - January 17, 2012 // 4:56 pm
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I will try this. I have rebug install on a number ps3s so it will be nice to see what someone else does.

#7 - HAVOK7 - January 17, 2012 // 4:15 pm
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will it play the new games? No? then no thanks i am more than happy with Kmeaw

#6 - elBenyo - January 17, 2012 // 2:30 pm
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It doesn't output code any differently than Rebug does normally? I'll stick with my Mm that launches ISO's. Good work guys, +Rep for effort.

#5 - barrybarryk - January 17, 2012 // 2:20 pm
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Tempted to install it if it means it can play psx backups without a manager, the other stuff doesn't really appeal to me.

#4 - NTA - January 17, 2012 // 2:16 pm
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I had the same question lol.

It is a rough translation

#3 - barrybarryk - January 17, 2012 // 2:13 pm
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Compatibility Thurs PSX (PS1)

What does that mean?

#2 - kloops - January 17, 2012 // 1:57 pm
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First.. thanks for the news.

#1 - PS4 News - January 17, 2012 // 12:36 pm
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Today French developers Dev-Team-SPT / ARCH have made available what appears to be an unofficial version of Rebug PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware dubbed Rebug One CFW Arch which includes the same features along with some modifications of their own added followed by a stability fix.

Download: PS3 Rebug One CFW Arch Custom Firmware / PS3 Rebug One CFW Arch Custom Firmware (PS1 CD Game Stability Fix)

To quote, roughly translated: Hi all, here's a version for those who love the team Rebug CFW. This version has the same features but with some additions to the story knowing that the Rebug team will now slow down on the stage since the PS3 launched in the XBox scene.

Additions CFW Rebug_One ARCH:

  • Category "the homebrew channel" with package manager
  • Pre-patch Remote_Play
  • Patch Cinavia
  • Dynamic theme Rebug_One
  • Dragon Coldboot image / sound => Transformers
  • Compatible menu QA_Flag
  • Compatibility Thurs PSX (PS1)
  • Patched NO_Check


  • Download and unzip the CFW ARCH Rebug_One archive (above)
  • Copy / paste the file "PS3" and package "Update_Package_0.6.pkg" provided in the archive file on a USB drive formatted as fat32.
  • Turn on your PS3 and make sure there are no RO Thurs DVD in your drive, then connect the USB to the console.
  • Go to the Settings menu then system update => Update via Storage Media => then follow the instructions on the screen.
  • After installing the update, go in the "GAME" or "the homebrew channel" menu of the console then "package manager => Install_package_files => Standard rental package and install the package" Update_Package_0.6.pkg "(just put it on and do X)
  • In the "GAME" menu PS3, you should see the icon for the package "Update_Package_0.6.pkg" newly installed, launched, wait, then make ROUND as you will be asked once the operation finished.

Tutorial to Activate the DEX (Debug) Menus:

  • To enjoy the menu option 1 or 2 DEX (debug) in the PS3 XMB menu, go to "GAME" or "The Homebrew Channel" then "Package Manager / install package files / PS3 hard disc and install" Rebug selector v1.6"
  • Start Rebug-selector v1.6 via the category GAME PS3 menu and choose from the options offered.

Details of options available:

Mode Select: Press L1 + X => menu allows you to choose Normal or Rebug

Select XMB:

  • Accessible only by Rebug Mode
  • Press R1 + X to switch from Normal to XMB XMB menu or Debug

Memu Select Debug:

  • You can choose Debug Settings menu or CEX (Retail) or DEX (Debug) firmware.
  • Press R2 + X to switch to MENU 1 or MENU 2

Dev-Team-SPT / ARCH

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