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July 8, 2012 // 10:43 pm - Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Rogero has updated his PS3 CFW (Custom Firmware) to version 3.3 followed by 3.4 which include a Firmware 4.21 spoofer and PSN / SEN access.

Download: Rogero PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) v3.3 with 4.21 Spoofer / Rogero PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) v3.4 with 4.21 Spoofer

Below are the changes, as follows:

Rogero PS3 CFW v3.4

  • Privacy Patch removed.
  • Added built in PSN/SEN access, which allows going online with this CFW without any additional tools required (This CFW have been tested on many slims tonight, but as usual, use it on your own risk...)

Rogero PS3 CFW v3.3

  • Updated the system version spoof to 4.21 to prevent accidental system updates (won't allow going online in any way)

Usage / Compatibility:

  • Can be used for Downgrade directly using a hardware flasher like Progskeet / E3 Flasher / Teensy++, etc...
  • Can be used for normal system update like any other CFW/MFW from XMB or from Recovery Menu.

Internal Structure:

New Features:

  • Built-in system version spoof to 4.20 to prevent accidental system updates (won't allow going online in any way)
  • NoBD Patch to allow installing it with the Blu-Ray drive disconnected (especially for downgrading purposes)
  • Have other fixes that prevents the Black screen or Payload loading problems encountered on some PS3 systems.

Standard Features:

  • Kmeaw patched Lv2 with necessary patches to allow Peek/Poke support (same games compatibility as Kmeaw CFW)
  • LV1 Checks Disabled to bypass the Syscon hashes for downgraded consoles.
  • Privacy Patch applied to block communications with all Sony servers.
  • Custom Boot Logo.
  • Built-in "Heavy Rain" dynamic theme.

This is a better optimized version of the previous MFW released, This one is a Custom firmware built manually by patching and packing the files and the final PUP package using the well known "failoverflow" public set of tools and having "Kmeaw" as the base firmware unlike it's previous version which was a Modified firmware built using the famous MFW builder application and using an OFW3.55 as the base firmware.


After several days and more testing of the first MFW released for downgrading from 3.70-->3.55 I had some users feedback from #progskeet-support that some PS3 machines are having either the Registry Corrupted/Blue Screen or just a Black Screen after downgrade that required re-installing the MFW from Recovery Menu or reflashing the NOR in some cases.

Further research about the downgrade V2 patches and the no_check.PUP with some more testing showed that a Kmeaw based LV2 seems to have better compatibility with the Downgrade patches applied to the NOR image then a MFW built with a patched LV2, so I decided to build a new version manually which is a custom firmware that combines Kmeaw LV2 patches with Dospiedras Lv1 no-check patches and having the minimal/necessary set of patches to preserve the best overall stability.

Thanks to the all the beta testers especially Blakcat & Marlboro1

N.B: please note that Rogero Manager v8.5 or newer are only compatible with this CFW V2 because the CFW have the built in version spoofed to 3.70 and older versions of the Manager (8.4 and lower) can't recognize it and won't be able to load the necessary payload.


Rogero PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) v3.3 and v3.4 with 4.21 Spoofer

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#64 - niwakun - September 14, 2012 // 3:35 am
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that was a beta release and never been stable, try running a 3.60 game on it or 3.56, it won't execute

#63 - StanSmith - September 14, 2012 // 2:41 am
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Are you sure? The last update had 3.60 keys and bugs so I was thinking this version will also have them too?

#62 - niwakun - September 14, 2012 // 12:27 am
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stansmith anything that KMEAW had, minus the spoofer and the custom bootlogo.

#61 - StanSmith - September 13, 2012 // 10:21 pm
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Is there a full list of what this CFW has?

#60 - pinoytechno - September 13, 2012 // 8:20 pm
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thanks for the update

i already installed to my ps3 thanks a lot ps3news

#59 - PS4 News - September 13, 2012 // 7:24 pm
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Following up on his previous revision, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Rogero has updated his PS3 Custom Firmware to version 3.6 for 3.55 CFW users with details on the changes below.

Download: Rogero PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) v3.6 / Rogero PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) v3.6 (Mirror)

To quote: v3.6 Changelog

  • Updated the system version spoof to 4.25 to prevent accidental system updates --> at least from Game Discs ( internet/Sony communication is not blocked to allow future PSN access addition if possible, that's why you see the Update message when you try to Log-In to PSN ) so if anyone Insists to Update... go ahead, it's possible...
  • Please note that this CFW is an update to v:3.4 , it doesn't have any 3.56/3.60 keys like the EXPERIMENTAL CFW v:3.5
    It is so stable and doesn't have any problem with Blu-Ray discs playback because the loaders are not patched like they are in v:3.5

MD5: 894132f31b3814893b4710c0b640c71f

For those following, this PS3 Custom Firmware update comes just a few days after PS3 System Software Update v4.25 was released by Sony.

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#58 - PS4 News - August 24, 2012 // 12:56 am
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I have added a mirror HERE for it now.

#57 - Desi - August 23, 2012 // 11:22 pm
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Can someone please re-upload Rogero Dex 3.55 v2, as the one on mediafire is down. much appreciated.

#56 - TheZander - August 20, 2012 // 10:41 pm
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Are the MediaFire links screwed up for anyone else?

#55 - CREEPSHOW - August 14, 2012 // 4:38 pm
i have been told by a friend that his friend is going to try to get the keys from his ps3 framework 4.21