In game modhub and psn connection?

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In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by RODHA » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:39 pm

Why do we need an established psn connection to be able to access the in game modhub?
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by eric21 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:34 pm

It uses the internet

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by iB055 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:00 am

Give it time. Eventually PSN will only be accessible with a valid/current PS Plus membership.
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by RODHA » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:17 am

I'm not asking how PSN and playstation works.
I'm asking why we have to have an established PSN connection (not just internet) to be able to access the in game modhub?
My problem is this. I have internet connection on my PS4 but no PSN connection due to a problem on my ISP side.
And for some stupid reason, FS19 requires an established PSN connection (not just internet) to be able to access the in game modhub and I don't understand the logic behind this because;

- the game is installed in my local HDD and it runs in that HDD.
- mods are installed in my local HDD and they run in that HDD.
- mods in the modhub are not stored in Sony's servers, they are stored in Giants's servers.
- I don't play MP.

hence, I should easily be able to play the game which is in my local HDD with the mods that are in my local HDD without a requirement of any type connection to somewhere.

That is the logical way of doing this.

So, why can't I?

And of course, this question is directed to Giants specifically because only they can answer that if they value their customers enough.
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by Guil » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:50 am

I'm nearly certain it's a ms/Sony requirement for verification.

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by ltl.vamp » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:51 am

It's the same on Xbox: Without the store connected, you couldn't join the modhub.

Maybe because of the buyable DLCs they wanted the store in the modhub. Only an idea.

Edit: at the end, mods are free DLCs from the store(!), even they are only ingame available.
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by eric21 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:52 am

It's the same with any game that uses mods. Also don't think mods are installed on the hdd

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by Stegei » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:00 am

The problem is, that we are required to query the PSN services, if the signed-in user has the permission to download user generated content. This unfortunately only works when a PSN connection is there. We would love to change that as everything else with mods would just work without it, but unfortunately we're not allowed to (which kind of makes sense, as otherwise the permission setting would be useless, but at least Sony could cache it locally or so, but they don't).

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by RODHA » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:13 am

Thank you for the response Stegei :hi:

As a customer, and I'm talking in general not for Giants specifically, I'm really fed up with the necessities imposed by the companies which I buy their product. It is quite annoying and frustrating.

Because not everybody is doing their job as they should.

Sony wants security and control over everything hence they force that kind of a nonsense then my ISP messes up their service and the only one suffering from other peoples incompetence is me.

I'm quite sure there are lot of people having similar issues. That is just stupid.
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by Guil » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:22 am

Its hardly a dns issue with the ISP? If so use googles on the router.
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I think that's what they are, haven't needed to check in a long time.

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by RODHA » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:27 am

Although they mess up something like that they are quite good at customer service. So, I will just give them sometime to figure this out. Because the issue is not just affecting me it is a country wide issue and this ISP is the most established ISP in my country. I hope this will resolve quickly.

But that is the first and only time that happened to me hence, I just realised the bitter truth that I can't play farming simulator if I don't have a PSN connection.
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by Guil » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:30 am

You can still use google DNS if you wish. I used to use it years ago.

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by RODHA » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:34 pm

Thanks Guil. If they don't solve the issue in a short while then I will try the Google DNS. But I don't know if the issue can be resolved with a DNS change. It sounds like a bit more complicated than that as it is a country wide issue.
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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by Guil » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:54 pm

You'd be surprised. DNS issues can bring an entire network to a halt.

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Re: In game modhub and psn connection?

Post by Bobbydj1980 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:54 pm

That's why I will not own another Sony product they are crap and so is their services Xbox in my opinion is 100% better I rarely have any issues with games on it and fallout 4 and elder scrolls requires you to be signed in for modhub access to
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