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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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Can I use downloaded games from my PS3 on PS4?

Please let me know because I just got a PS4 but can't open it until Christmas and when I open it I wanna log in with my account and play Minecraft.
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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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How can I save a game to a USB stick on Playstation 3

I want to save a game to a USB stick on Playstation 3. When I hit triangle on save data it only offers me online storage. How do I enable USB storage?
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Is there any way to transfer save data to a PS3 without overwriting the original save data?

A while back, my old PS3 died. Recently, I got a new PS3 and started playing some games on it. Eventually, I'm going to see what I can do about getting someone to fix up the old PS3 so that I can get ...
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Transferring my PSN email address

I wanted to make a new PSN account, because my name was kinda too revealing, as it included both my first name and last name, so I first changed the e-mail on my old account, then I went to go sign up ...
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Call of Duty on PS3, local play and ranking?

We're looking into creating a small gaming club at work where we meet and play Call of Duty on PS3 using "LAN Play" so that it's only us at work that will play together. The question is, will we be ...
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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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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 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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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 Catherine for PS3 be switched to the Japanese voice actors?

I was thinking of getting Catherine for PS3 but then I found out that it looks like you might not be able to choose the Japanese voice actors and I am kind of a snob about that sort of thing. Does ...
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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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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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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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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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How does the characters slots exactly unlock on this game?

I'm actually playing J-Stars on the PS3 and I'm trying to unlock all characters. I already got the money for it but I need more slots (I'm missing like, 7 support characters). While I'm playing the ...
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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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Can you play FIFA 15 Co-op on one team with 3 players?

I was wondering if you can play with 3 players Co-op on one team, or 2 v 1 ?
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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 i upload old Ps1-Ps2-PSP saves into PS Plus account?

i managed to keep my old Ps1-Ps2-PSP saves into my Ps3 thanks to an official memory card adapter that sony made, but can i upload those saves into my PS account if i suscribe to PS Plus?
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Is there a way to use an iPhone as bluetooth headphones for a PS3?

The Sony Playstation 3 provides support for a Bluetooth headset so you can sit and relax on your sofa without having wires from the TV, etc. The iPhone smart phone is Bluetooth-enabled. Is there an ...
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If I stick a blank hard drive into my PS3 will it work?

On Christmas Day 2010 my PS3 stopped reading discs so I bought a new one, took the hard drive out of the old one, wiped/formatted it and used it as a portable hard drive. But today I've found a ...
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DLC and multiple profiles on one PS3

I don't play ps3 often, so I have a profile to separate my saves from my husband's but no PSN account. However, I'm quite enamored with Bioshock Infinite and I'm excited for the upcoming DLC "Burial ...
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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 it....
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New PS3 controller won't sync with PS3

I bought a new six-axis controller for my best friend, and I did a custom paint job on it. I had to take it apart, but after I put everything back together (right), it just blinks the red lights when ...
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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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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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Is lossy compression used on PlayStation Store games?

I downloaded the Bioshock Infinite 60-minute trial from the PlayStation Store. It contains the full game but the download was about 6 GB. I might buy the full game off PSN but I'm not going to pay ...
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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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My PS3 wont connect to the T.V. or the controller?

Last night my PS3 was working fine, and now it won't connect with the controller or the HDMI port, but it turns on. When I turn it on, I have to hold the power button just for it to turn off. Also ...
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Can I transfer my PC account on DC Universe Online to my PS3?

Is there a way to connect or transfer the profile I created and currently playing on my PC to my PS3 so in both platforms I can use the same one?
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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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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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How do you set up headset/mike communications for GTA V online with ps3?

I have a PS3 and would like to communicate with other online GTA V players. How does this work? Can I use a Bluetooth headset with mike? do I need special software?
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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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Activating DLC maps on two consoles for Black Ops 2?

My friend wanted to game-share my Black Ops 2 and Black Ops 1 maps along with some camos. I gave him my info to the account I bought them with, but he said I need to deactivate my account so he can go ...
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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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Sharing saves with different user accounts on the same PS3

I recently came home with a shiny PS3 game and my wife and I were so excited to start playing that we didn't pay attention/didn't care which account was currently active. So 2 days later, after 18 ...
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My PS3 controllers have died and are not charging

It has been some months since I've turned on my Playstation 3. Today, when I turned it on with my controllers, it didn't work. I thought "Hey, the battery surely ran out", so I tried to charge them ...
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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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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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Is it possible in COD:BlackOps PS3 identify who is the “host”?

Sometimes when I play Blackops, I get a "host migration". I am assuming that it's because someone who was "hosting" a session has dropped out. I notice that it tends to happen when I am doing really ...
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Can I transfer PS3 profile if I've started GTA V online on PS4?

I only need one solo play trophy (gold medals) and two online trophies (platinum awards and level 100) to get the platinum on PS3 for GTA V. I only really want to do the online grind once - so I've ...
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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 we use keyboard & mouse on PS3?

Can we use wireless keyboard & mouse on PS3 with minimum loss and delay? I've searched on youtube, and i saw a lot of videos about this. But i don't think that methods would be healty. Any idea?...
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Do you lose the game when you delete the ID?

I downloaded a game from my friend's ID and then she told me to logout from her ID If I do that will I lose the game that I downloaded from her ID?
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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 ...