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December 20, 2012 // 5:45 am - Following up on the PS3 Save Game Tools Pack by Flat_z, today PlayStation 3 developer K.G 971 has released a PS3 Save Resigner and updates below that allow the resigning of game save files for retail OFW or on CFW from any regions and any accounts.

Download: PS3 Save Resigner Homebrew Application / PS3 Save Resigner Homebrew Application (Mirror) / PS3 Save Resigner v1.1 Homebrew Application / PS3 Save Resigner v1.3 Homebrew Application / PS3 Save Resigner v1.4 Homebrew Application / PS3 Save Resigner v1.4 Homebrew Application (Mirror) / .NET Framework 4 (Required) / Red-EyeX32 - The Evil Within Save Editor.rar by Red-EyeX32

To quote: Hi guys this is a PS3 save resigner. Thanks to flat_z for his amazing work. The games.conf is from aldostool. This is just for people who needs an easier way to use flat_z's tool. Credit goes to flat_z for his pfdtool.

You can resign any saves from any regions to any regions. From any accounts to any accounts. You can also remove the copy-protection.

It's easy to use, and very user-friendly. It works for Retail PS3. All you have to do is search for the keys on Internet (watch the video).

Updates: PS3 Save Resigner v1.1 homebrew application is now available (linked above) and includes the following updates:

  • added an option for modders: Decrypt the entire game save folder. It decrypts the game save folder for you, then it waits for you to mod what you want in it, and then it recrypts and resigns it.

How it works:

Follow the video exept that instead of clicking "resign", you will click decrypt. Then , once you are done modding, click "Encrypt & Resign". Done. You can still select the first way if you are not planning to mod the file, just hit "Resign".

PS3 Save Resigner 1.3 Changelog:

  • Added some features
  • Added "Copy params of a specified game" option: To all those who were getting corruption errors (Tekken ect..), this version may fix them.
  • Make sure to select the "Copy params of a specified game" option, and load the PARAM.SFO of your version of the game that you try to resign a save to.
  • Decrypt option updated: When you decrypt a game save folder, it's now in the folder "Decrypted Save Folders".
  • Attempt to fix the XP problem.

PS3 Save Resigner 1.4 Changelog:

  • Fixed Windows XP problems. Now it works for everyone. BIG thanks to RuiGR for his great help.

Note: the games.conf is updated regularly by aldostools, so i will update the new file each times in the "dropbox folder". You will have to replace the old one by the updated one in the tool's folder.

Public Keys:

  • syscon_manager_key=D413B89663E1FE9F75143D3BB4565274
  • keygen_key=6B1ACEA246B745FD8F93763B920594CD53483B82
  • savegame_param_sfo_key=0C08000E090504040D010F000406020209060D03
  • fallback_disc_hash_key=D1C1E10B9C547E689B805DCD9710CE8D

How to Use Someone Else's PS3 Game Save Guide - Liberating Your PS3 Game Save from gingerbread:

Method 1 - Pseudo Save Resigning

Step 1: You have to be on CFW to perform these steps. Open PARAM.SFO in any Hex Editor (i.e HxD, Hex Workshop, Ultra Edit and etc.). It does not matter which hex editor you use because all can represent data in raw and have copy/paste/find options which are sufficient.

Step 2: The "Account ID" which identifies Your user account and PSN. The Account ID always starts at (0x140) and always have 16 bytes and the length is 10.

Step 3: Replace it with your values and you have to do it twice. First at 0x140. The second offset address is somewhere in the file. Use Search and use the original value to perform a search and replace it. The address of 2nd "Account ID" is constant only with the same game save title, it's different for different games.

Step 4: The Second ID is "console id" which identifies Your console (don't mislead it with IDPS). It also have 16 bytes and also is not on constant offset.

Step 5: Third ID is user number account (for example: for "dev_hdd0/home/00000001/" will be 01)). In the example above, it is 48. There are in two position that 48 is.

Step 6: You can't simply copy back your save using XMB. It will most likely give you an error. You have to FTP back to your save folder and overwrite the files.

Note: The method works most of the time but could result in corrupted saves. If the game is design to regenerate a new save, it usually creates a new working save.

Method 2 - Fake Save Data Owner

Info: Only available in Debug FW or Rebug's CFW.

Info: Allows use of save data from other users and displays a warning message at every load/save during the game. Once a save data has been saved with this features activated, that save couldn't be read with this function deactivated.

Off: deactivate the Fake Save Data Owner function.

On: activate the Fake Save Data Owner function.

Note: There is a notification of the "Caution: Fake Save Data Owner On" every-time when any game is saving. It can be very annoying.

Method 3 - Changing Your PS3's Console ID. WARNING: May cause RSOD if done wrongly.

Step 1: Use FTP to transfer a file name xRegistry.sys from your CFW PS3 to your PC (located at /dev_flash2/etc/)
Step 2: Useing Hex Editor application to open a file named PARAM.SFO from any of your save data. Go to offset 140 you'll see your PSN account serial in a 16 digits format, copy that 16 digits and paste it somewhere (notepad or something). Look at Method 1.
Step 3: Open xRegistry.sys with the xRegistry editor (I recommend you to BACKUP the file before you edit it)

Step 4: Now you have to edit the following fields:

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Step 5: Save the file and FTP it back to your CFW PS3.

Note: Now you suppose to be able to share your save data (that locked to PSN ID) between the 2 PS3s like they're the same machine. You can also hack the game with cheat PKG or other solutions on CFW PS3 and then transfer the save to OFW PS3 and continue collecting trophies with hacked saves.

Method 4 - PS3 Save Resigner by K.G (100% Real Save Resigning)

Download: PS3 Save Resigner Homebrew Application by K.G 971

Method 5 - PS3 Bruteforce Save Data by Aldostools (100% Real Save Resigning)


For Resigning PS3 Save Data

Step 1: Edit the global.conf and enter your console_id. (Ctrl+H)
Step 2: Click "Set PARAM.SFO as Template" and Select "Configure Profiles" and Pick a Profile from 1 - 5
Step 3: A Dialog Box will appear, Select "PARAM.SFO" from your save.
Step 4: Give a Name For your Profile.
Step 5: Bulit PARAM.SFO from template (Ctrl+B)

For Decrypting/Encrypting PS3 Save Data

Step 1: Edit the global.conf and enter your console_id. (Ctrl+H)
Step 2: Copy a PARAM.SFO with your account_id as template.sfo in the folder of Bruteforce Save Data (Ctrl+T)
Step 3: Scan the folder with the saves (the Key should be listed).
Step 4: If the key is not available, double click on the save and select the EBOOT.ELF to bruteforce the key (use the scetool commands above to extract the ELF)
Step 5: Once you have the secure_file_id for your game, select the following command in that order:
Step 5a: Update Account ID and Copy Parameters
Step 5b: Patch SFO: Remove Copy Protection
Step 5c: Decrypt PFD
Step 5d: Update PFD
Step 5e: Encrypt PFD
Step 5f: Verify PFD

The buttons are placed in that order... so it is easy to select:

Update Account ID -> Patch SFO -> Decrypt PFD -> Update PFD -> Encrypt PFD -> Verify PFD

Method 6 - Game Genie: Save Editor for PS3 (100% Real Save Resigning)

Commercial method: Game Genie for PS3 ( -and- is a save editor. The main function of this product is to modify your saves. There is also a secondary function to Resign your someone else's save and make it yours. It even works for copy-protected saves (You need CFW).

Method 7 - Xploder PS3 Ultimate Cheats System

Commercial method:

From JeoWay comes a PS3 Save Resigner by K.G Tutorial, as follows:

Hello! To start off, all tools and programs are linked at the end. REQUIRES .Net Framework 4 and msvr100.dll !!!

1) Open up the Save Resigner.
2) In the tabs, go to "Customized Profile Settings"
3) Go the options to "Enter Public Keys"
4) Enter in the Public Keys into the Correct Lines.


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5) Press "Save Keys" (So you don't have to enter on startup)
6) Copy over *YOUR* save data from the PS3.
7) Locate "Enter Private Keys".
8) Either enter the values in yourself or load YOUR param.sfo from YOUR Save.
9) Now click save Profile (As either 01, 02, or 03)
10) On the tabs, go back to "Save Resigner"
11) Go to File > Open > Locate Modded Save Data
12) After mod save is loaded, you can change region by editing the Game ID.
13) (Don't edit the Console, Account, or User ID's)
14) Now select a profile to resign to.
15) Either decrypt the save and then edit and re-encrypt and resign OR...
16) Simply click "Resign" and use it.
17) Sometimes it still says corrupt after resign so you need to copy params.


1) Check the box of copy params of a specific game.
2) If you get an error, you need to install msvr100.dll (Link Below)
3. Now select "Resign", and it MAY fix the corrupt issue.

(I have had this problem with Sound Shapes Game Save)


Flat_z has also Tweeted ( that he has reversed the whole PS3 emu encryption, stating: ps2_netemu (config, .enc, virtual memory cards cryptography) pwned

Finally, from Red-EyeX32 (via atreyu187) comes a The Evil Within Save File Editor (linked above) with details below, as follows:

So I am running through this game again on the hardest difficulty and seem to run out ammo. So I went looking for a cheat pkg but could only find them for the BLES variants of the game. I think this is due to the fact the "scene" releases are all PAL so nothing for folks like me that bought the NTSC-U variant till now.... Thanks to Red EyeX32 for making this awesome save file editor. It doesn't allow "God Mode" which is a plus in my mind as I sill like a little challenge even cheating.

ALL CREDITS TO Red-EyeX32 - The Evil Within Save Editor


From author's words: Today I'm bringing you guys a save editor for the game 'The Evil Within'. This will allow you to modify your weapons and the ammo, it will also allow you to modify the amount of items you have in your inventory.

All of this wouldn't of been possible without the help of kill_seth. Make sure you make a backup. Please report any problems to me immediately!

Also when saving make sure that two message boxes appear before closing the app because it won't fix the hashes and save the changes!

NOTE: YOU NEED A CFW TO REMOVE THE PROTECTION ON THE SAVE (This is sort of true, you need CFW to backup the save, the app decrypt and recrypt the save file)

Simply open multiMAN/IRISMAN File Manager and get the save file from the following location /dev_hdd0/home/00000001/savedate/NPUB31392-GAMES-SLOT_X (for NTSC-U BLUS variant) I prefer IRISMAN as it shows exactly which game you are looking at by displaying the ICON0.PNG of which file you are dealing with.

Make sure you backup the original save file before modding your save file. Then once edited just simply overwrite the old save file (keeping your backup safe just in case) start your game and enjoy!!!

Video: PS3 Save Resigner Homebrew Application by K.G 971 Out

Video: PS3 Save Resigner Homebrew Application by K.G 971 Out

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#8 - r4mania - March 25, 2011 // 11:58 am
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I truly like to reading your post.

Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a nice information.

#7 - OGroteKoning - March 25, 2011 // 9:28 am
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I am confused... since when do you need infinite money in God of War III? Perhaps I have a totally different version ... Did the US version of God of War III allow Kratos to open a shop? Or is that Athena selling a different set of blades to my hero?

It is called ORBS. And I totally agree with elser1. If you need to cheat - rather watch someone play!

#6 - PS4 News - March 25, 2011 // 8:18 am
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Quote Originally Posted by oVERSoLDiER View Post
Hmm, B4rtj4h isn't in the Moderators group anymore. I'm also interested in a sample, for the next time I should better look at the Moderators Communication Thread right ?

We don't use that thread any longer although SinnerShanky was initially slated to review it but ended up having exams to study for and so B4rtj4h volunteered.

Usually if nobody volunteers then I make a post asking if any Moderators want to review the item, so I would say for the next time just leave me a Profile Visitor Message if you wish to review something new that is posted when you see it and you will be first in line.

#5 - elser1 - March 25, 2011 // 8:04 am
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i hate this sort of thing to be honest.. i mean why play games if you have no skill and need to cheat.. just play it on noob setting. i wonder if you would still get trophies... could make psn rank totally useless.

#4 - oVERSoLDiER - March 25, 2011 // 6:35 am
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Hmm, B4rtj4h isn't in the Moderators group anymore. I'm also interested in a sample, for the next time I should better look at the Moderators Communication Thread right ?

#3 - PS4 News - March 25, 2011 // 6:23 am
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Yep, there are a few others on YouTube as well... Hopefully we should have a review on the PS3UserCheat device soon as they are sending a sample to B4rtj4h to test out.

#2 - oVERSoLDiER - March 25, 2011 // 6:20 am
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Saw it last week, roundabout 200MB was it big. When they have a bigger database it would be interesting. Hope some developer can encrypt it and make it open source for every Jailbreak device.

#1 - PS4 News - March 25, 2011 // 5:53 am
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Today the PS3Break Team have made available a video of their new PS3 cheat device called PS3UserCheat code manager.

Complete features on the PlayStation 3 cheat device are outlined below, and those interested can check out the Manual (PDF), list of Supported PS3 Games and the latest Cheatlist Code Library v1.03.

Finally, they have added a dedicated PS3UserCheat Support Forum to their site for PS3 AR cheat and PS3UserChear discussions.

PS3UserCheat Features:

PS3USERCHEAT is an another revolutionary product from PS3BREAK TEAM, used WORLD NEW TECHNOLOGY. Meanwhile it is also the world's first dongle that supports PS3 game roms and PS3 AR cheat perfectly.

That is to say, when you use it, you don't need to buy the expensive genuine blu-ray game CD, just need to have some free game roms. You will be invincible in the game because of special effects while simultaneously have never experienced such extraordinary feeling.

Main functions:

1. support game rom without the genuine blu-ray game CD.
2. support AR cheat function, perfect effects include "infinite energy, the strongest equipment, never game over"
3. 100% upgradeable, Compatible with all PS3 models - Fat and Slim.
4. Onboard SLC NANDFLASH Memory of 128MB.
5. High speed 32 bit CPU processor clocked at 500MHz
6. fully updatable via USB on your Windows PC using a very simple and intuitive process.
7. A microSDHC slot is inbuilt which supports up to 32GB for future expansion.
8. regularly updated to provide our users with the latest features at no extra cost.
9. Simple step-by-step guide available on the site will show you how to use and install CHT dongle and our support team will assist you with any problems you may encounter along the way.
10. Easy-to-use software for backing up, managing, and playing games from external USB Hard Drive or the internal Hard Drive your PS3.
11. Playing games from HDD gives you loads of benefits, including faster loading times and reduced strain on the lens of the Bluray drive of your PS3.

How to update: Download the latest code library file (don't change the file name), insert CHT dongle into the computer, can show that a removable disk drive and a CHT folder.

Click into the "CHT" folder to "USRDIR" folder, a txt file named "cheatlist" will be found. Overwrite it with the latest code library file, update is complete.

Video: PS3UserCheat - PS3 Cheat Device by PS3Break in Action

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