A dedicated hacking website has warned potential PS3 pirates that using the recently revealed PSJailbreak device could see their consoles banned from logging on to PSN and, as a result, leave them unable to play online multiplayer games.
“The Backup manager game ID could be logged/recorded by Sony when logged into PSN (when online),” HAXnetwork claims.
“This would obviously allow Sony to see who would be using the illegal PSjb/clone and we could very well see ban waves similar to the Xbox 360.”
Microsoft routinely blocks modded Xbox 360 consoles from Xbox Live, though some hackers are able to circumvent the measures.
In other news, rival devices to the PSJailbreak have begun to appear on the marketplace. Amazingly, the designers of the first hack have asked customers to ensure they buy PSJailbreak from “authorised dealers” to ensure that they receive the correct “warranty and support”.