Play PS2 Games (.iso) on PS4 (5.05)

The PlayStation 4 has some built-in software components to play PS2 games via emulation; users on firmware 5.05 are able to leverage this functionality to convert PS2 .iso disc images to .pkg files that can be installed onto your PS4 via the Package Installer (HEN). This guide will show you how to create PS2 Classics and install them onto your PS4. The PS4 uses software-based emulation to play PS2 Classics so this method is not 100%
compatible with every single game:

PS2 Classics Emulator Compatibility list

Required Downloads

PlayStation 4 on Firmware 5.05

  • Firmware 5.05 is required to access the web exploit and install .pkg games
  • PS4’s on lower firmware should update manually via USB storage
  • There is currently no known way to downgrade your PS4 firmware

Windows PC

  • A PC is required to run the PS4 PS2 Classics GUI application

USB Storage Device

  • A USB Storage device is required to install .pkg games using the Package Installer

Create PS2 Package File (.pkg)

  1. Exctract the .zip then launch PS4 PS2 Classics GUIps4 ps2 classics gui
  2. Select [No] -> [No] -> [OK]ps4 ps2 classics gui custom path no
  3. Select the PS2 .iso file
  4. Enter the Title ID for the PS2 game if it does not appear automatically
  5. Enter the Title of the PS2 game if it does not appear automatically
  6. Right click the image on the left and select [Change Background] to select your background image file
  7. Right click the image on the left and select [Change Icon] to select the Home menu icon image for the game
  8. Select [Create PS2 Classic] and choose the location you wish to save the file tops4 ps2 classics gui choose iso
  9. Wait for the process to completeps4 ps2 classics gui creating pkg

Installing PS2 Game

  1. Transfer your newly created PS2 Classics .pkg to the root of your USB storage deviceps4 ps2 classics gui persona 3 fes pkg
  2. Insert your USB storage device into your PS4 and power it on
  3. Go to [Settings] -> [User’s Guide / Helpful Info] -> [User’s Guide] to launch the web exploit pageps4 5.05 user's guide helpful info
  4. Select [5.05] -> [HEN 2.1]PS4 hen 505 exploit webpage al azif
  5. Press the [PS] button to go back to the Home Screen once the process is completeps4 505 hen 2.1 exploit done
  6. Go to [Settings] -> [★Debug Settings] -> [Game] -> [Package Installer]Ps4 hen 505 debug settings
  7. Select the PS2 .pkg that you wish to install and wait for the process to completeps4 505 package installer ps2 classics gui persona 3 fes
  8. Press the PS button to find your new PS2 Classic in the home screenps4 505 ps2 classics gui persona 3 fes

PS4 Games and Homebrew

Enable Offline Remote Play (5.05)

  • Enable Remote Play on your 5.05 PS4 without signing into the PlayStation Network

Install Games to External HDD

  • Play games directly from your external HDD by configuring it as an extended storage device

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