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Buying xBox / PS3 from US and using it in non-US region? [duplicate]

I know people have asked this question but that was like 3 years ago. So my question was if I buy a xBox / PS3 in US then: 1) Will I be able to download games here in India? 2) Will I be able to buy ...
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“You did not create this game data. File cannot be loaded” error message

I got a used PS3 from a friend and started playing under an an account just named 'user'. I didn't think anything of it. I never connected to the Internet or anything. I'm not really an online player ...
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Latest injustice update won't install

My 1.08 version of injustice won't install on my ps3. It just beeps and reboots the console. There's plenty of memory and it wouldn't install after the latest system update which it made me do before ...
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MW3 keeps freezing in an online game

My MW3 keeps freezing in the middle of an online game. The disc is perfect and my internet connection is good, anyone know what is happening?
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Why doesn't my PS3 recognize I'm pressing buttons while playing Skyrim?

I'm trying to play Skyrim on my PS3 but since it said I have to press the "X" button to go to the main menu it doesn't work,even when it worked my controller won't listen to me because it just made me ...
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Are there differences between the Wii U and PS3 versions of Lego Marvel Superheroes?

I'm trying to decide what system to buy Lego Marvel Superheroes for, Wii U or PS3. Are there differences between the two versions, such as Wii U Gamepad functionality, platform-exclusive characters ...
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“80710a06” Error when attempting to visit Tumblr from my PS3

I tried to visit Tumblr but instead I got this error "80710a06". When I searched I came up with three or four articles/discussions about when PSN went down three years ago. But PSN is not down and I ...
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Can you transfer Batman Arkham City saves from PS3 to Steam?

When Batman Arkham City first came out, I bought it for PS3 and beat the game while finishing a few extra side missions. Since then, I've gotten rid of my PS3 copy and got a steam version. I still ...
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Lag on PS3 with good network speed

I've my PS3 (60GB-model) connected with Wi-fi to my network with ~12Mbps down and ~3.5Mbps. Though all games (GTA Online most recently) keep lagging and I don't think that should be a problem with ...
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BL2 LAN coop doesn't work on PS3

I've been trying to find the answer to this problem for weeks with no luck. Every time a friend of mine and I try to play BL2 together from the same LAN ends in failure. It doesn't seem to matter if ...
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Why doesn't my PS3 backup restore game saves & data on a new system?

I had an old 80Gb PS3 from 2009 which suddenly had a hard disk error a few weeks back, saying: Could not start, The appropriate storage system was not found. I had backed it up a week prior ...
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Can I play a save from the non-GOTY edition of Red Dead Redemption in the GOTY edition?

My friend is able to lend me Red Dead Redemption. However it's the vanilla edition, so I'm going to end up buying the GOTY edition anyway. Here is a question now: If I were to play Red Dead ...
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Do I need to re-earn all the trophies to earn the platinum trophy from a new save game?

I played Borderlands GOTY for quite some time and I was really close to the platinum trophy; I only needed to reach level 50. But then the tragedy came and I lost my PS3 due to an electric shock and ...
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How to remove personal data from PS3?

I've decided to get rid of my PS3 by donating it to a younger brother. This means that I want to totally purge all data on it such as user accounts, save games, credit card details and the like before ...
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I cannot move my GTAV save from my old PS3 to my new PS3

I had to purchase a new PS3 after my old one died. I had all my game saves backed up on a USB stick, but now GTA-V won't let me access them on my new console. It just comes up with an error saying you ...
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Making sure the data is backed up on the hard drive

How do I make sure the data on my PS3 is backed up on the external hard drive. Furthermore, does the hard drive have to have a certain amount of space available on the drive in order for it to take ...
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Fixing an old PS3 vs buying a new one [closed]

It seems my old PS3 fat GPU is dying. I'm getting this stretching glitch problem in some of my games e.g. Killzone 3, Batman Arkham City and GTA 5. Here is my original post where I asked about the ...
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How to disable voice chat in GTA V?

How do I shut down the voice chat? I can't find any options to silence other players.
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What should I consider while looking for a hard drive for PS3 12GB? [closed]

What should I take into account while searching for a hard drive to extend storage of PS3 Super Slim 12GB? The three things that seem natural are: speed - 5400 or 7200 RPM? Is the there any ...
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How are the saved game data and user profile data files related?

Must you save and restore the two files simultaneously? Or can I restore a saved game file without restoring the user profile? What information is in the user profile?
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GTA V graphics bugs on PS3

I just started playing GTA V on my PS3 and during gameplay I noticed that somewhere around the middle-left corner of the screen these strange gray/blackish rectangles keep showing up...they are kinda ...
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Can I download DLC onto more than one PlayStation 3?

If I download DLC on one of my PlayStation 3s, will I still be able to download it to other PlayStation 3s? I haven't tried anything because I don't know what to do.
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Was Bayonetta PS3 performance optimized?

In Bayonetta review for PS3 there is specific accent on poor performance of the PS3 version. I wonder if for the passed time, any patches were out that addressed this issues?
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Does GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players?

Can GTA V Online Network Merge Xbox 360 and PS3 players, or is it two individual networks? (Can crews cross platform)
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PS3 Data Management

I've had a 160 GB PS3 for almost 3 years now, and would like to back up my data in case something happens to the console, particularly if I get a YLOD(which would totally suck, as I really love my ...
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How do you take screenshots in GTA V?

I would like to take screenshots in GTA V on my PS3, but it's not possible from the XMB bar. I looked around on the Internet and I see a lot of people talking about a capture card, but these are for ...
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Dualshock 3 controller problems

My problem is that my PS3 controllers sync and start up the system properly. It maintains synced status, but the buttons don't work. The only button that works is the PS button. Also, when I am in ...
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No HDMI Output to a TV from PS3

I have a TV and a monitor that are both HD. I have been switching both my PS3 and Xbox 360 between the two using HDMI ports successfully for the past 10 months. Last night my wife watched a Blu Ray ...
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Clone the HDD of a broken PS3 to a new one [duplicate]

My PS3 recently died and I'm planning on getting a new one. Since I won't be able to use the data transfer utility couldn't I clone the HDD to the new PS3 HDD?
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Can't get to Three Horns - Divide

After working through Best Minion Ever in Ultimate Vault Hunter mode, which turned out to be much more of a beat-down than I was prepared for, I decided to call it quits for the night. Almost ...
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Can I transfer a Playstation savegame to someone?

I own a Playstation 3 that I use with my girlfriend and her sister. My girlfriend's sister played "Tekken Tag Tournament 2" on her sister account until she got her own Playstation. Now, she would like ...
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How long will Playstation Plus offer free games to download? [closed]

I'm thinking about getting the subscription but if it's gonna go away in a few months when the PS4 comes out, I'm not going to bother. Does anyone know how long they will offer the free games? (Xbox ...
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No sound in Call of Duty over HDMI when used with an Asus monitor

I connected a PS3 to an Asus 24" Monitor (Asus PB248Q) via HDMI. The monitor does not have internal speakers but has a jack for headphones. If I connect a headset to the headphones jack I can hear ...
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Where can I find my wishlist when browsing the Playstation store?

I like to keep track of the games I want to buy sometime down the line. Since most of said games are on steam, that's a rather easy task. However, there are also some games I want to pick up for my ...
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What's the safest way to play Fallout 3 (GOTY edition for PS3) to avoid corrupt quests? [closed]

I've just purchased a new copy of Fallout 3 (yay!). But, I'm a little worried about the bugs that may plague the game. Bethesda seems to struggle here and there with their console ports. Does anyone ...
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How to interpret disk space requirements on PS3

When I buy/download a new game from PSN, a disk space requirement is shown, ie. "7340 MB". Is it the size of the download? Or is it the size of the final installation? If it is the latter, how can ...
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Do old trophies carry over to new games?

If you start a new game of Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 will you keep the trophies you have earned on the first play through and only need to achieve the ones the won't unlock? Animagus is the only ...
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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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How do I fix input lag on my new HDTV

I recently purchased a new 55 inch LED HDTV, I hooked my ps3 up to it (HDMI) and now I experiance about a half a second delay when I press a button and the action is preformed on the TV. This never ...
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No video output on PS3, and cannot 'reset' output

When I plug in the Component or Composite video cables and turn on my PS3, I can hear the startup sound but there's no video output. I've tried to do the video reset multiple times (Put the system in ...
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PS3 lost network whilst patching Injustice: Gods Among Us, and now won't re-download patch

Recently I've encountered a problem. Well, it wasn't a problem at the beginning, but now my PS3 can't even start downloading a patch. What happened step-by-step: I booted my PS3 Started the game ...
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Playstation Pulse headset bluetooth

Does Playstation Pulse's blueetooth is compatible with mobile devices? Because I saw an audio jack connected to a mobile device, but I haven't see connecting it to mobile device via bluetooth. I ...
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Playstation 3 fan noise due to broken sensor?

I've had a 60GB Playstation 3 model since 2007. It got replaced by Sony because of YLOD a few years back. For as long as I can remember the fans goes up to full-speed whatever the console is doing. ...
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Playstation 3 - controller connection problem

I've bought new PS3 and I can't connect my cotroller. I've tried reseting the controller using the reset button but this didn't work. I've also tried reseting PS3 system - again, no result. I'm trying ...
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PS3 not reading DVD discs, but its reading blu-ray discs. Why?

Having issues with my Playstation 3 not reading DVD discs, but its reading blu-ray games and not blu-ray movies. very odd issue. Does anyone know exactly what the issue might be? I'm thinking its ...
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Rebel Assault II issues with PS3

The menus work fine but any FMV flickers really bad with only the left 1/4 of the screen actually viewable. The disc is a bit scratched but not severe. Is this a compatibility issue or could scratches ...
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PS3 slow loading on all games when using hard drives bigger than 160GB+

Has anyone run into the issue of having a slow loading system? Currently any game I put in the system takes about 2-3 minutes just to load into the title screen. I tested this with Last of Us. I'm ...
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Unable to play Multiplayer in Battlefield 3 (missing dlcs) PS3

I recently purchased Battlefield 3 for PS3, and I tried playing multiplayer yesterday. I entered the online pass, but when I try to find a server, every server visible to me has an alert symbol with ...
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Is it possible to 'burn out' a PS3 remote by charging from a PC USB slot?

Is is possible to use my PS3 remote without charging the battery? I use my ps3 remote as it is plugged into the USB port and I notice that it is automatically charging my remote battery. Is it ...
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PS3 super slim bricked

I have a ps3 super slim and it is bricked. It turns on but does not deliver any image (tv keeps saying that there is no signal) and the controls do not recognize it (it keeps blinking all the red ...