Split and Install Larger PS3 Games

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This is gonna be a very interesting topic for you. Because here you gonna learn how to split and install larger PS3 PKG games file via USB. As you know PS3 Jailbreak 4.85 has been released for both CFW and OFW version. But jailbreak isn’t enough. Jailbreak allows you to install PS3 games via USB. The real game starts when you go to install the game of your choice. Whatever your console is CFW or OFW, in both condition PS3 support only FAT32 formatted USB drive and you can’t put over 4GB file on it.

Let’s make it easier for you so you can understand well whatever I’m trying to tell you. You jailbreak your PS3 console, well congrats. First of all, you will install any small game for your satisfaction. By small games, you will understand my meaning like Dragon Ball Z, Limbo or GTA SanAndrease. You’ll not go with GTA 5. Because GTA 5 game size is 18GB. So, the small game will install on your console quickly and smoothly. Then you’ll go for your chosen game. I’m sure that game size will be over 4GB. Well, you can’t install as you installed small games.

I don’t have any idea which jailbroken console you have. I mean to say CFW or OFW. You can transfer your game via LAN cable using PS3 FTP server and there are lots of other ways which I already shared with you. So you can have two reasons to be here. That they are not working for you or they are difficult for you. If both of these reasons are not there, then your knowledge is gaining. So, let’s see how it’s work.

How to Split PS3 PKG?

  1. Extract PS3 Extractor tool on your desktop or any specific folder on your computer/laptop
  2. Run PS3 Extractor tool as administrator.
  3. Click on unPack PKG. (Say yes to extract game files on the source folder)
  4. Restart your PS3 extractor tool.
  5. Click on Pack Game folder in PKG.
  6. Select your game folder.
  7. Say yes to make PKG under 4GB. (If you say no, it will ask you again to split under 2GB)

Note: This process only tells you how to split the larger PS3 PKG game file. But you should have your game file. If you don’t know where to get, then you can use PS3 PSN stuff. In the entire process first PS3 Extractor tool will extract your PKG file then pack folder under 2 or 4GB.

How to Install Split PS3 PKG Game?

  1. Plug your USB drive on your PC.
  2. Format your USB drive with FAT32. (SD card formatter is recommended)
  3. Put all your result files on USB root.
  4. Plug your USB drive on your PS3 console second port which is close to Blu-ray drive.
  5. Enable debug PKG mode.
  6. Go to PKG Manager and install all PKG one by one.
  7. Reboot your PS3 console.
  8. Enable HEN/HAN.

Once you successfully installed your PS3 game. Then it will ask you to renew the PS3 game licence. I already shared with you how you can renew the PS3 game licence using PS3 Resigner master tool.

FAQs-

Can I split any PS3 game using PS3 extractor tool?

It depends on which game you are talking about and what is the format of that game. If your game in PKG format, As far as I know, 90% game will split smoothly.

Do I have to renew PS3 game licence after installation process?

Of course, as you can see I told you above how to split and install PS3 PKG. So, you have to renew PS3 game licence which is quite simple and I shared with you many times using PS3 Resigner Master tool.

Can I use my external hard drive?

Yes, you can but it should be formatted with FAT32. PS3 does not support exFAT or NTFS until you don’t have installed 4.85 CFW.

My Window 7/8/10 won’t allow me to format my external hard drive with FAT32. What should I do?

Windows alone do not give you the option to format your drive. Many tools are available in the market such as Easus partition master tool.

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