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Is the tire selection (Hard/Medium/Soft) actually difficulty selection in GT5?

Races are so much easier to win when you put the Soft tires on, that you can afford to make mistakes and still beat AI with better performance cars, is this intended? I know that they give you best ...
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Skyrim is freezing on my PS3 on the first mission

I've researched why it might be doing this, I have 450gb of free space and the save can't be too big because I've just started it, the disc doesn't seem to be degrading or have damaging scratches on ...
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How do you delete Battlefield 4 DLC?

I want to add Battlefield 4 DLC packs like Final Stand, but because it is a big download I'm worried that even if I delete Battlefield 4 from my game data utility file the DLC will still be in the ...
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Can you upload Dragon Age Origins data into Dragon Age 2 on a different system?

I beat DAO on my ps3 and I'm moving in a couple months. I am unable to bring my ps3 with me so I will have to buy a different one. If I buy DA2, can I upload the DAO data to my DA2 on this different ...
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Can I downgrade my PS3 Slim?

I have an old PayStation 3 Slim that I want to jailbreak, because the disc reader is broken. I have looked around, but everyone is talking about needing data codes and serial numbers, and it confuses ...
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Ps3 superslim update loop

I've tried to update my ps3 but it stuck at 6% giving the error : An error occured during the update operation (8002F147) i've googled that error and the only sollution was to remove the hdd ...
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PS3 games crashing

I have this problem with my PS3 system. It's been working perfectly and all of a sudden it decides to peg out on me. My PS3 has hardly any space so I only have about 5 games on there. The only one I ...
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Can I buy Rock Band 3 now and get the songs into Rock Band 4?

I have just purchased Rock Band 4 for PS4. I have never owned any of the previous games in this console family. I'm feeling rather constrained by the track list, and would like to add the Rock Band ...
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PS3 controller won't connect [duplicate]

My PS3 controller won't connect to my PS3 with the USB cable. The lights show, but it won't function. I've tried everything I can think of. It blinks as if it's charging, but won't sync to my system.
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Battlefield 4 PS3 TV guided glitch

As the title suggest, A-10 Warthog explodes for no reason after firing a TV guided missile, very recreatable in test range and appears to happen almost every time. Is there a fix to this, a trick to ...
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PS3 - Dark Souls II - Game Data Install Stuck

When installing game data for Dark Souls II from the disc to the system, the installation gets stuck, always at 64%. I even freed up over 16 GB of old game data. What do I do?
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Can a stranger do anything malicious if I add them as a user on my PS3?

I bought a digital download of a PS3 game on ebay, but instead of sending me a code or key or something, the seller gave me a Sony Entertainment Network username and password. His instructions were to ...
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Can I transfer my profile gaming from one profile to a new one?

I have a quite lengthy dynasty team on NCAA football and don't want to lose all of that; however I haven't signed into PSN in quite some time and I don't even remember that email's password let alone ...
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Which console's processor is better? [closed]

Which console's processor is better to make a PC - Xbox 360 or PS3. My big brother is making a custom-built PC and wants to know about this. I've heard that more than a 100 PS3s were used to make ...
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Can i use PS4 controller PS3?

I have PS4 and i am going to my cousin's place who has a PS3. So i just want to know that will my controller be compatile with his PS3 console?
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How to control Playstation 3 without a controller and with a pc

How can we do it? I tried all the apps on it but could not find any that worked. My controllers are not working and I have special information and data in it.
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Why doesn't my monitor project audio from my PlayStation 3?

I am currently using a Dell UltraSharp U2414H, and have my computer hooked up to it with a HDMI cable. I have my gaming headset plugged directly into the monitor, itself, and the audio from my ...
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Borderlands 2 PS3 not saving [duplicate]

I play Borderlands 2 on my PS3. I defeated the first boss boom beiwm (I think that's how you spell it), then saved and quit. But when I decided to play the game again it took me back to the location ...
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How can I fix my PlayStation 3?

I recently acquired a PS3 (120gb Slim CECH-3003A) with some sort of HDD problem. The console would boot up, complain about having some sort of hard drive error that needs recovery, start recovering, ...
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If I restore my PS3 will it sign my account out?

So my Skyrim isn't working and I restored the file system already but I do t have my psn account password so I don't want to do it it will sign me out
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Can COD 3 be played cross-platform between PS3 and PS4?

I have a PS3 and want to play with and or against my buddy who has a PS4. Does this matter having different machines? It's all the same network, right?
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Final Hircine Totem Quest Glitch

Okay, so I asked for the final quest from Aela to find the last totem but when I clicked the mission to highlight it and have it mark on the map of the place to retrieve the totem, it wouldn't mark ...
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Lost follower after deleting skyrim dlc

Okay so, my story's a bit confusing and I've been trying for five days to fix my problem so I figured I would ask here. I had both dlcs for skyrim downloaded on PS3. Then one day I go to load my game ...
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On how many different systems can you download your games?

I though I knew how this work, but, after doing a bit of research I´m really confused. I have a PS3 and a PS4 where I use my regular account. If I bought another PS3 and PS4 I can use that account ...
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Insufficient free space error on PS3 after trying to install two games

I purchased a PS3 from a Pound Shop that had the previous user's data on it. After deleting all the previous user's data from the system, I was able to download a game and play it. My son has another ...
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backup PS3 games without jailbreaking

i have a a ps3 160 GB, and about 40 games, i have spent alot on them and some of the titles are even purchased twice because of damage. so i was wondering if there is any way of making a backup DVD of ...
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Playstation 3 on PC Monitor

I tried to hook my Playstation 3 using HDMI to my monitors DVI port via an HDMI-to-DVI adapter. The monitor does not display anything. I connected the same display to my laptop via HDMI with the same ...
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Dragon's Dogma - Where can I get a Gold Idol?

I'm playing the Dark Arisen version for PS3 So, I figured out the idols are important to get discounts and nice stuff on the shops, once you give them to the shop-owner as a gift. I know I can get ...
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Dark Souls 2 : The Scholar of the First Sin for PS3: DLC content on disc?

I was wondering if I could buy the Scholar of First Sin as preowned game. But before I do it, I want to make sure I have all the content, since these days the "one time use" policy is used by the ...
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Playstation Plus Instant Game Collection on same device, from multiple countries

TL;DR - Are "Instant Game Collection" games bound to your machine, or to your PSN account? I currently own a PS3 with an expired PS Plus subscription on a (Canadian) Account, and I have a bunch of ...
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Transfering PS3 HDD

I have an original launch PS3 that seems to break down a lot despite the minimal use it gets. The last time it crashed, I decided not to get it fixed again. It know has a 500gb HDD in it that I would ...
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Can you setup a PS3 without a controller?

I have just bought a used PS3 to use as a streaming media player. I've also bought a PS3 Blu-Ray remote (the one that looks like a TV remote) to use with it. The PS3 I bought didn't come with a PS3 ...
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Why does my console turn off when picking up the Ender Dragon's egg?

I killed the Ender Dragon, and proceeded to collect the egg. After collecting it safely with a piston, I went through the portal back to the Overworld. After the credits my game glitched and the PS3 ...
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Can you continue a save from the digital version with the disc version?

I have the digital PSN version of Dragon Age Origins on PS3 as a recent PS Plus title. If I were to start a game on this version and bought the retail "Ultimate Edition" of the game, which includes ...
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Can I transfer GTA V saves multiple times?

I have a ps4, but it reset. I want to transfer my saved GTA 5 data from a ps3 to a ps4. Is it possible to do this?
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How to transfer data from old HDD to new HDD for PS3 Super Slim?

I'm thinking of upgrading my PS3 HDD to a newer one, but so far I've seen tutorials on how to change the HDD but no information on how to transfer the games and data from my old HDD into the new one. ...
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Can I connect my PS3 to a monitor and output sound elsewhere?

I want to connect my PS3 to my monitor instead of my TV. When I searched this, I read somewhere that you can only connect the PS3 to a monitor with speakers and HDMI cable. Is that true? Does the ...
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SSD in PS3 Super Slim

I see many posts asking about replacing the HDD in PS3s, but nothing about SSDs. Given that the original PS3's 2006 release date was years before SSDs started to become mainstream, I could imagine ...
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Why can't I connect to PSN?

I have a PS3 that connects fine when using wired Ethernet, but when I connect to the same Router via Wifi, the PS3 obtains an IP address correctly, but fails to connect to the PSN. How do I get the ...
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Can I still get Skate 3 DLC on PS3?

So I'm little late on the whole console thing, since I got a PS3 almost a year after "The Last of Us" came out, because I felt I've missed out on a lot of great PS3 exclusives and PS3 prices rocketed ...
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Starting Grounded Mode+ on The Last of Us

Is there any way to start Grounded Mode Plus without completing Grounded Mode first? I really don't want to play the entire game twice in Grounded Mode. I heard that if you complete Normal Mode then ...
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Accessing previously purchased PSN copy of GTA V on new console

I purchased GTA V from the PlayStation Store and downloaded it to my PS3. I recently got another PS3. Can I put GTA V on it without having to pay for it again, and if so how do I do it?
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Is there a way to show in game time in minecraft

There are a few questions about writing a mod to tell the "in game time" in minecraft, but they all indicate a mod. I'm running MC on a PS3, if I can apply mods, I sure don't know how... Is there a ...
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Far Cry 4 Disc Install Issue

I'm still having issues installing the game off the disc. I have more than enough space and the disc isn't scratched but it keeps getting stuck at 63%. Any advice on how to get this to work? Really ...
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Unknown USB stick included with new ps3 controller

This may be obvious but I recently bought a PS3 controller and I also received a USB stick with two settings on it marked "RX" and "FC" - the latter has a small button next to it. No manual was ...
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What's the difference between GTA 5 on PS3 & 4

I am planning on purchase GTA V for my PS3 but I would like to know if there are any significant differences between the game on the PS3 & 4 and what they are. Also, will it have online ...
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how do I install a hard drive into my ps3? [duplicate]

Today I bought a 2.5inch sata hardrive and when I was going to switch the hard drive with a new one nothing was there. What do I have to do to install it in?
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Can I play night or community operations in PS3?

So I heard that Battlefield 4 has free maps for Playstation 3. I went to the store, and there really was Night Operations and Community Operations, freely downloadable. Installed it, but the problem ...
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How to live stream AW Zombies

I would like to be able to live stream AW Zombies to YouTube, but I don't know how. I don't have enough money to buy a recording device. I have contacted both other players and YouTube and they ...
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GTA Online, What happens if I DONT transfer my avatar?

I have GTA online on PS3. My avatar has a nice place and some decent cars. I just got a PS4 and GTA Online for it. I have a friend who has GTA:O on his PS3. I learned I can't play with him on the PS4 ...