Trademarks and Copyright
All trademarks and copyright-written content found on this website belong to their respective owners. The ESX team is in no way affiliated with Sony or PlayStation.
The "PlayStation logo", "PlayStation 3 logo", "PlayStation 3 logo", "PlayStation Portable logo", "PlayStation Vita logo", "PlayStation Move logo", "PlayStation Network logo", "PlayStation Store logo", "PlayStation Plus logo", "Sony logo", "Sony Computer Entertainment logo" and their aforementioned names are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "Sony Entertainment Network" is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Library programs are copyright Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
This website displays various trademarks and copy-written content such as video game logos, company logos, video game names and company names. These different trademarks and copy-written content do not belong to us and are properties of their respective owners. This website is in no way affiliated with said companies or trademarks. This website’s only intention is to spread the word and endorse the content displayed.
ESX uses the GNU General Public License Version 2 (June 1991). According to the license, you are welcome to use ESX and its source code for any purpose, but distributing ESX requires that the source code be released and attribution is given. For more details on how the GNU General Public License system works, please refer to GNU.org
Sony Interactive Entertainment Proprietary Technologies
Library programs are copyright Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Licensed for play on the PlayStation 3 Computer Entertainment System or authorized PlayStation 3 format systems. For full terms and conditions see the official PlayStation 3 user's manual. The PlayStation 3 system is authorized and produced under license from Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Use is subject to the copyright laws and the terms and conditions of the user's license.
Statement on Piracy and Illegal Acts
When dumping video game software, users are subject to country-specific software distribution laws. ESX is not designed to enable illegal activity. We do not promote piracy nor do we allow it under any circumstances. Any users conversing about piracy upon joining the Discord server, forums or GitHub community will receive administrative action. Please take the time to review copyright and video game software dumping laws and/or policies for your country before proceeding.
By following these instructions, you will do so at your own discretion. Should you follow these instructions against your local law, we shall not be held responsible for your actions.
Development and Experimentation
The goal of this project is to experiment, research, and educate on the topic of PlayStation 3 emulation that can be performed on compatible devices and operating systems. All information was obtained legally by purchasing 3 hardware and software. Additional information was obtained from various sources on the internet that include but is not limited to system hardware and software documentation. Most of this information can be found on the PlayStation 3 Developer Wiki.
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Limitation of liability for external links
Our website contains links to the websites of third parties (external links). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information on the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognizable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.