PS Vita system firmware has been updated to v3.61, while the kernel homebrew of PS Vita- Henkaku is compatible with v3.60, patched by PS Vita 3.61. Many people want to know how to update to firmware3.60 not 3.61. We all know, PS Vita will update your console to the latest firmware v3.61 with system update. In this post, we will introduce you how to update your PS Vita firmware to 3.60 with QCMA.
Please note that you can only use this tutorial to upgrade to v3.60 from older firmware version, but not downgrade to v3.60.
1. Download PS Vita 3.60 firmware: PSVUPDAT.PUP, rename it to PSP2UPDAT.PUP.
2. Download and install QCMA
3. Download xml file. Create a new folder and named PS Vita. Copy PSP2UPDAT.PUP and xml file to this folder, and browse the destination in QCMA to it.
Please note that the xml file is for us version of the PS Vita, you will need to update the xml and replace <region id=”us”> with <region id=”xx”> where “xx” is your region.
4. Bootup your PS Vita and set it with airplane mode in the settings.
5. Run QCMA on your PC and connect it with your PS Vita via USB cable.
6. Access to Vita’s Setting→ System Update → Update from PC
7. Please make sure that the update says Firmware 3.60, then update it.