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Thread: retail patches

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    retail patches

    I have custom firmware 4.0u and I was wondering if a retail(one from a store) game can be patched(if it requires one). Or will it mess up my homebrew or other stuff.

    For instance lets say mario kart needed a patch for the online. Can I patch it? Considering it's a retail game and not a backup. Thanks.

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    Well... in a nutshell.... if you found yourself in a position where a patch was needed for a particular game, you would have to rip the Retail DVD so that you could apply the patch to the .iso and then write it back to a DVD.

    That being said, depending on what patch is needed, the loaders these days (or even preloaders) allow you to bypass such requirements.

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