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Is there any way to change the battery of a PS3 controller? If so, where do I get a new one!? and how do I change it?

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If you search Google for ps3 controller replacement battery you'll find plenty of places selling them online, including Amazon. They may carry them in Gamestop if you prefer brick&mortar stores.

As for how to replace it, here is a YouTube video demonstrating the process. Looks fairly straight-forward.

When I was searching for these things I found an old Joystiq article where a Sony rep says that Sony will replace PS3 controllers if/when they die. This article was written before the PS3 released though, so I don't know if they included that in their official terms of service or not.

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