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Hello everyone, some may be familiar with the 720p patches thread on the Emuxtras website. I want to make a thread here as well so they won't be lost. Many patches have been made(by various contributors) with many (near) perfect conversions. Some games require a 128MB or even a CPU modded Xbox, like the ones made by N64 Freak. But many also run on the a standard 64MB Xbox.

IPS patches are really small (just a few KB's) and only contain the modified hex values and on what position in the binary they should be modified. You will need an application that can apply IPS patches if you want to use them. You can use Lunar IPS Please login or register to see this link. but there are also others.

Because the patches are only a few KB's this means it is also a good candidate to patch them directly on the Xbox in XBMC. This is also why I have named the patches after the game ID's and denoted the target Xbox (64MB, 128MB CPU) to facilitate this.

There is a project called python-ips( Please login or register to see this link. which runs on python version 2.7 (supported on XBMC) which seems to apply the patches correctly and can create backups. I might look into creating a XBMC python script that incorporates python-ips. But unfortunately I probably won't have too much time to do it and since I am unfamiliar with the XBMC specific syntax it will take a while.

However if someone wants to pick this up before me than that is fine. This also goes for other making additional patches. Some of the better games that seem to run amazingly were made by Silverrock see videos of Doom 3 (Please login or register to see this link. )  and Darkwatch (Please login or register to see this link. )

I will add the patches  here soon. You can check them out on Emuxtras if you want them now. here are some screenshots of some of the games.

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very interesting, will be heading over to emuxtras to check it out. would be nice on these 1GHZ units i have. cheers

this link looks good (compatibility list for patching)

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I've heard of people modding their system to play games like Virtua Cop 3 but for playing games at 720p? First time I'm hearing of this. Wow. 

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Those screenshots look really nice! Unfortunately I don't have a 1ghz 128mb ram xbox, so I stick with 480p and widescreen patches

I found a couple of widescreen patches on ps2wide, but it's just a couple over there. 

do you guys have a suggestion where I can find more?

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Anyone know of a 720p or widescreen patch for Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind? I do see that you can play an original Xbox Morrowind disc on the Xbox ONE now. I tried it out and it looks really cool. Unfortunately, I can't transfer my saved game from my OG Xbox.

EDIT: Found it here - Please login or register to see this link.

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Fable The Lost Chapters
Xbox 1.0 @870/315  -  IND 5003.67 and X2 5035

64mb = No = X2 5032 / IND bios = Freeze on the first loading screen
128mb = Yes
Widescreen dashboard = Yes 
720p/480p = ok
OgXHD 1.05a = Auto 720p / 16:9 / Window View / Scan Range = Normal/ Start byte = Full 
Note  = HUD not resized, some slowdown 

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Beatdown Fists of Vengeance
Xbox 1.0 @870/315  -  IND 5003.67 and X2 5035

64mb = Yes = IND bios / No = X2 5035 bios
128mb = Yes
Widescreen dashboard = ok
720p/480p = ok
OgXHD 1.05a = Auto 720p / 16:9 / Window View / Scan Range = Normal/ Start byte = Full 
Note  = HUD not resized 

Video = Please login or register to see this link.

50 Cent Bulletproof
Xbox 1.0 @870/315  -  IND 5003.67 and X2 5035

64mb = No
128mb = Yes
Widescreen dashboard = No 
720p/480p = ok
OgXHD 1.05a = Auto 720p / 16:9 / Window View / Scan Range = Normal/ Start byte = Full 
Note = Some slowdown
 

Video = Please login or register to see this link.

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I made a new patch for Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Now the HUD is fixed :D

Only for 128mb 
Note > Both files must be replaced in the root of the game folder

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1 hour ago, SilverRock® said:

I made a new patch for Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Now the HUD is fixed :D

pretty damn sweet, how did you manage to solve the HUD problem? maybe same could be applied to other games which have same HUD trouble.

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17 hours ago, neighbor said:

pretty damn sweet, how did you manage to solve the HUD problem? maybe same could be applied to other games which have same HUD trouble.

Usually it's just 3 byte location in the beggining of the list that change the game to works at 720p
All the others byte's location or doesn't do nothing or breaks the game
It's a matter of find the right byte location. It's not difficult at all but it's very time consuming


 

7 hours ago, David McKenna said:

Thanks SilveRock for posting these as .xbe i can drop these in very easily..i haven't a clue how to add IPS files into the games already installed.Any more .xbe 720p files out there?


Yes I've more to share soon
Also I'm trying to fix the HUD for other ones as I did to Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Scrapland is another one that I fixed the HUD and now is perfect. I'll share it soon

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I managed to make Silent Hill 4 work at 720p changing the byte location = 9189/1570116 Plus window View
The framerate is pretty good but unfortunately de HUD is not resized and there's a lot graphical glitches out of the hud area
The byte 9751 also change it but with even more glitches

Anyway if someone wanna try it here it is. Only for 128mb Xbox (64mb doesn't work at all)
 

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30 minutes ago, SilverRock® said:

Usually it's just 3 byte location in the beggining of the list that change the game to works at 720p
All the others byte's location or doesn't do nothing or breaks the game
It's a matter of find the right byte location. It's not difficult at all but it's very time consuming


 


Yes I've more to share soon
Also I'm trying to fix the HUD for other ones as I did to Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Scrapland is another one that I fixed the HUD and now is perfect. I'll share it soon

I shall look forward to this, thankyou :)

 

 

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