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October 20, 2010 // 8:30 pm - Just over a week ago testing commenced on the official PS JailBreak Backup Manager v1.1 for PS3, and today Smeemi reports that it is now available from the PSJailBreak Team.

Download: PS JailBreak Backup Manager v1.1

While the file on their official downloads page (psjailbreak.com/downloads) is still named "manager.pkg" as the old version at the moment, it does display v1.1 on the screen and offers discless booting (press SQUARE when booting a game) and reportedly features improved PS3 game compatibility.

To quote: "Time will tell very shortly what is true and what is not, here is an earlier chat with them:

[16:21:07] Smeemi: Hi there!
[16:21:15] Smeemi: What are your promotions?
[16:25:16] Smeemi: and is the backup manager 1.1 coming out today?
[16:26:04] PS Jailbreak Sales: Yes
[16:26:11] Smeemi: What time?
[16:26:12] PS Jailbreak Sales: It will be on our site in 30
[16:26:15] Smeemi: 30 minutes?
[16:26:57] PS Jailbreak Sales: Yes
[16:26:59] Smeemi: Thanks
[16:27:09] PS Jailbreak Sales: Your welcome
[16:27:52] Smeemi: Any good features ?
[16:28:55] PS Jailbreak Sales: Compatibility with more game and ability to play with no game in disc drive
[16:29:09] PS Jailbreak Sales: We have been working more on updates fo 3.42 and 3.5
[16:29:15] Smeemi: Ok, great!
[16:29:16] PS Jailbreak Sales: That is more important for our dealers and users
[16:29:36] Smeemi: Compatibility wise.. do games like Modern Warfare 1/2 work now
[16:29:36] Smeemi: ?
[16:31:35] PS Jailbreak Sales: Yes
[16:31:53] Smeemi: Thanks"

PS JailBreak Backup Manager v1.1 Arrives from PSJailBreak Team

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#12 - winthur - October 20, 2010 // 11:38 pm
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another disappointment... looking forward to their firmware update since i bought their OVERPRICED product...

#11 - righi - October 20, 2010 // 10:02 pm
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Sounds more like JailBull to me..

#10 - bernzburnz - October 20, 2010 // 9:47 pm
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Just tried Modern Warefare2 and same black screen

#9 - SwordOfWar - October 20, 2010 // 9:28 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by Pcsx2006 View Post
Its file size is same as backup manager 2.0 so as the games compatibily, so its just a renamed version of backup manager 2.0 as v1.1.

The same filesize does not mean it's the same file. With that said, from the comments i've read so far, it still doesn't work with modern warefare (not sure if any other non-working games are working).

#8 - Slat3 - October 20, 2010 // 9:25 pm
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Quick Summary:

1. None of the major updates were released. (NTFS, PS2, PSX, OTHER FIRMWARES)
2. Reported date that this back-up manager was created is Sep 2. ?
3. Lots of users already reported that there is terrible play-back with-out Blu-ray
4. Custom Pay-load is supposed to be released which you will have to pay for.
5. Insert more problems here

Overall I think people on here will understand the contribution made by the PS3 hacking community over the last few months has completely surpassed the PSJB development team.

#7 - winthur - October 20, 2010 // 9:22 pm
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This is really stupid indeed.

#6 - Pcsx2006 - October 20, 2010 // 9:21 pm
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Its file size is same as backup manager 2.0 so as the games compatibily, so its just a renamed version of backup manager 2.0 as v1.1.

#5 - winthur - October 20, 2010 // 9:03 pm
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will definitely try out the discless support since i have a 1st gen ps3 collecting dust in the corner of my room...

discless not working, but that's what they promise?

how i wish i can get off from work now for my ps3 and test out one by one...

#4 - Jes03 - October 20, 2010 // 8:58 pm
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I tried it and its not that good. I tried 3 games with the NO DISC option and none worked.

So far OpenBM 2.1A is the best as all games I've tried worked.

There are only 2 games I cant get working at all. Brutal Legend and Tomb Raider Underworld.

#3 - xxxgizmoxxx - October 20, 2010 // 8:54 pm
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Looks like they blew their deadline again (20th) cause I'm seriously NOT blown away by that news You would have thought they'd of learned from their last announcement...Don't set yourself deadlines cause your credibility takes a severe beating when you miss them!