PS3 CFW 4.88.2 Evilnat

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PS3 CFW 4.88.2 Evilnat has been updated (Cobra 8.3) by PS3 developer @Evilnat. Few features were added in this update such as file manager, option to toggle Cobra version, and some other details you can find in changelog. Also, the developer fixed some minor issues and improvements. 4.87 Evilnat was a successful CFW and after this developer release latest CFW update. Why do we love this update? because @evilnat included noBD/NoBD & noBT CFW Build for damage consoles. If you don’t know, you can find answers below in FAQs.

Evilnat 4.88.2 (Cobra 8.3) Changelog

  • Added: system to block login in on PSN/SEN while CFW syscalls are enabled (by @DeViL303)
  • Added: sort games by name and date options (by aldostools)
  • Added: option to dump ERK (eid_root_key) through xai_plugin (from flatz’s EID root key dumper)
  • Added: option to dump LV2 through xai_plugin
  • Added: option to dump LV1 through xai_plugin
  • Added: File Manager in xai_plugin (by DeViL303)
  • Added: option to toggle Cobra version, release (default in CFW) and debug (get debug logs through socat)
  • Fixed memory leak in LV2 kernel while Cobra is enabled
  • Manual FAN speed now works with Cobra disabled too
  • xai_plugin translated to Brazilian (thanks to jcorrea and LuanTeles)
  • xai_plugin translated to Polish (thanks to KcrPLo and Agrippa)
  • xai_plugin translated to Italian (thanks to Sheireen)
  • xai_plugin translated to Chinese Traditional/Simplified (thanks to xiaoyang)
  • xai_plugin translated to Spanish

PS3 CFW 4.88.2 Evilnat Cobra 8.3 Feature

  • Can be installed over 3.55 OFW
  • Can be installed over +3.56 OFW (bguerville Toolset)
  • Can be installed over any CFW CEX
  • SEN/PSN enabled
  • Made out of 4.88 OFW
  • Made manually without automatic tools
  • Disabled deletion of unsigned act.dat and .rif files
  • Allowed unsigned act.dat and .rif files
  • Allowed running of unsigned applications
  • Compatibility with FSELF
  • C00 demo unlocker
  • Disabled LIC.EDAT license check
  • COBRA 8.3 added and enabled as default
  • Full PS2 Games Compatibility
  • Possibility of Downgrade from any CFW with active QA Flags
  • QA Flags active if previously enabled
  • CINAVIA protection disabled
  • Option to sort games by name and date
  • Disabled Epilepsy Message on Boot
  • Compatibility with PSX games in ISO
  • Compatibility with PSP games in ISO
  • Compatibility with PS2 games in ISO
  • Compatibility with PS3 games in ISO/JB folder format
  • Compatibility with ReactPSN
  • Display of Temperatures in XMB In-Game on PS2 Games
  • RSOD Screen Bypass
  • BSOD Screen Bypass
  • PS3_GAME/app_home
  • XMB In-Game Screenshot
  • Added Package Manager
  • CoreOS Hash Check patched to prevent Brick on non-dehashed Downgradate consoles
  • Patched to remove LV2 Protection
  • Peek and Poke (LV2)
  • Peek and Poke (LV1)

Tested Console Models



Should I update my PS3 firmware?

Lots of new changes, improvements and features come with this update. There’s no harm in updating and a difficult process if you have an exploited PS3 system.

Can I install PS3 CFW 4.88.2 firmware on my PS3 superslim?

It’s custom firmware (CFW) which you can’t install above CECH-2508B models. HEN installerPS3 Jailbreak 4.88 process made for above unsupported CFW models.

Can I convert my OFW to CFW 4.88?

Yes, you can, if you have supported PS3 model which you can check in PS3 Jailbreak Compatibility list. Follow PS3 OFW to CFW steps and you are good to go.

Will it erase my all date?

Save Option Conversion: This option can overwrite your current save data in dev_usbXXX, use it with caution. We recommend you to put your savedata in your pen drive (FAT32) “X:\PS3\SAVEDATA”

Can I login with my real PSN account?

We always recommend – do not login with your primary account. The accountID is linked to savedata and trophies, if your current user already have a valid accountID and you overwrite it, you will be unable to use your trophies and savedata on that account until you restore the original accountID in xRegistry.sys.

What does mean noBT and noBD?

For damaged consoles to make them usable again. If you PS3 system Bluetooth not working you should go with noBT, Blu-ray drive not working? go with noBD. noBT & noBD for both damage hardware.

CFW Evilnat 4.88.2 Cobra 8.3 (CEX)CFW Evilnat 4.88.2 Cobra 8.3 (CEX) (noBD)
CFW Evilnat 4.88.2 Cobra 8.3 (CEX) (noBT) CFW Evilnat 4.88.2 Cobra 8.3 (CEX) (noBD) (noBT)

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