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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 ...
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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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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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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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Skyrim keeps freezing, what do I do?

Skyrim keeps freezing on my PS3. I can't set it back to factory settings because it was downloaded. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing it. It keeps freezing as soon as Alduin (the dragon) ...
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Playstation 3 on PC Monitor

I tried to hook my Playstation 3 using HDMI to my monitors DVI port using a female HDMI to DVI adapter. The monitor does not display anything. Curiously, I hook up the hdmi from the playstation's end ...
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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 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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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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Can I use my PS3 remote control on my PS4

So I just got a shiny brand new PS4 and it's all exciting. And my PS3 will likely still be around, but it may get relegated to the second room, which means I'd love to be able to use my PS4 for ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Dungeon defenders online

Good day There's an offer of Dungeon Defenders on the PS Store this weekend, and before buying it, does anyone knows if the game can still be played online. I read on some webpages that Gamespy was ...
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How do I connect two PS3 to the same PSN account

I have two ps3's and wanted to know if I can connect them to the same PSN account as when I try to log the second one onto the account I created on the first one it says you cannot log onto someone ...
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How can I move a borderlands 2 character to my profile on the PS3?

My brother has a character that I want, but I don't know how to get it onto my profile. He said that I can use it, but is there anyone that can help me link this character to my profile?
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Where do I go to change the Battlelog email so it is linked to the PS3/Origin account?

I have signed up for an EA Origin account but can't get into the BF3 Battle Log on the PS3. I noticed that the Battle log shows another email linked to it and I can't figure out how to change it. I ...
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Which of the games that are included in the Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection are download codes?

Which games are included in the Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection as download codes? Given that the collection was released a couple of years back, do those codes have expiration dates?
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Starting game freezes during loading game with black screen

The game keeps loading for an infinite amount of time. It shows the Last of us logo blinking all the time and nothing happens. It's been more than 3 hours waiting now. It is just after starting the ...
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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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How can I win the Seacrest Tour event in Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit?

How can I win the Seacrest Tour event, or at least get bronze? I've tried this event many times, the best I've managed is 4th. I'd particularly like help on these specific points: Which car should ...
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How can I find big content to delete on my PS3?

I keep running out of space on my 250GB PS3, thanks in large part of my PS+ subscription. Every time I go to download a new big game, I have to trawl through the stuff I'm not using to find what's ...
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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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Gta 5 social club

I used to play gta 5 online on my ps3 but it ended up breaking and I can't use it anymore I purchased the game for xbox 360 and started playing the game all over again and some of you know how hard ...
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Can you charge the PS3 wireless controller over regular USB?

I normally charge the PS3 controller by connecting it to the PS3 while its idling, but I guess it's much easier to charge it through my PCs USB port. Would this work?
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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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Far Cry 4 installation stuck on PS3 (CD version)

I was trying to install Far Cry 4 on my PS3 with the CD not the PSnetwork download, but it just keeps getting stuck at 72%. I tried deleting the game and reinstalling, the 1.6 patch, getting offline. ...
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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?