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Transfering ps3 psn account to ps4

I know we can have same psn account on ps3 and ps4 but after transfering to ps4 can I still play my ps3 games online?
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Buzzing bees in my manor in Skyrim are driving me nuts - how do I get rid of them … permanently? [duplicate]

I assume there is no possible way to edit a completed manor wing built in Skyrim, and I made the mistake of adding a greenhouse wing. Now I have bees overrunning that half of the manor, and the ...
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What external hard drive specifications are supported on PS3?

Since I have a pretty small (40GB) hard drive on my PS3 I was planning on buying an external hard drive for some extra storage. I'm looking at a 2.5", 1TB, 5400 rpm Seagate Expansion with a USB 3.0 ...
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What happens if I turn off my console while it is saving data?

All console games warn players at the beginning of any game: Please do not turn off your console when you see the saving icon/indicator. What if I turn it off or there occurs a power outage ...
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Playing online with same PSN on PS3 and PS4

I have a PS3 and a PS4 with the same PSN account. Given from the information released by Sony with one PSN account I can have up to two PS3s and one PS4. Am I able to play online simultaneously with ...
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Cannot enter safe mode on otherwise working fat PS3 with 4.53

My PS3 is in working condition: both downloaded and on-disc games work. However, ever since Borderlands 2 crashed on me once, it sometimes randomly crashes. I can reboot it no problem, it goes through ...
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Skyrim Good Intentions / Revealing the Unseen Quest Glitch?

I'm stuck in the College of Winterhold questline because of a glitch between the quests "Good Intentions" and "Revealing the Unseen." After talking to the Augur of Dunlain, I return to the Archmage ...
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Do we need to upgrade a PS/Xbox in the same sense as computers needs to?

Like, Graphic cards, hard disk, sound, etc. that we do in PC in order to play newer games?
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Can I download GTA V on my PS3?

I recently bought my sister Grand Theft Auto V on disk for the PS3. I want to download the game on my own PS3, so I can play it too. Is there any legal way I can download the game onto my console ...
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Reset button killed my control pad

While not paying attention, I accidentally reset the new controller for our PlayStation. Now, when I connect it with the cable, it displays the message 'unknown USB device connected'. How can I fix ...
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Largest hard disk you can install on a PS3?

My current PS3 HDD (1TB) is near capacity thanks to PS Plus IGC and several sales over the years. What's the largest capacity hard disk I can buy that will work with a PS3? I know there are certain ...
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How to back-up or copy a world

In terraria on ps3 Its telling me there is a save game game but It doesn't show the worlds Individualy so if I copied the saved data it doesn't work it would replace the character's and worlds in all ...
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No blinking lights on PS3 controller

I have two joystick for PS3 one is the original from Sony but the other on isn't and uses a usb Bluetooth what happens is that I can't work whit both at the same time, when the Sony runs of battery ...
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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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Little Big Planet PSP vs PS3

Excluding the graphics quality, what are the differences between the PSP and PS3 versions of Little Big Planet?
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Missing trophies in Assassin's Creed Brotherhood

I almost completed AC:B but the game suddenly stopped tracking trophies. For example, I just discovered the shrine in Saint Peter's Basilica (which should unlock the Amen trophy) and nothing happened. ...
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Eagle Eye Mouse and Keyboard Converter for Multiple Players?

The Eagle Eye can be used to add mouse and keyboard support to your PS3. I want to know if it is possible to hook up multiple Eagle Eyes to ones PS3 so that multiple players can benefit from mouse and ...
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ps3 controller not turning on or syncing

I recently took it apart again to clean it. The only problem was the analog stick was sticking. I put it back together and it wouldn't power on and when it is plugged in the LEDs only blink. I tried ...
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What data does the PS3's backup utility preserve?

My PS3's Blu-Ray drive died yesterday, and I will probably just end up getting a new console. I plan on using the Data Transfer Utility as outlined in this question's answer to preserve all my data. ...
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Why can't I play multiplayer in Red Dead Redemption all of a sudden?

I've been playing Red Dead Redemption multiplayer for years just fine until a four days ago. I now see multiple weird problems such as: Starting gang hideouts in free roam and having them complete ...
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How big is the zombies download for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare?

How much data does it takes to download zombies for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PlayStation 3? I use my phones wireless hot-spot mode to access online.
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Is there a way to cleanup or repair savegames?

We are having issues with crashes in Fallout: New Vegas on the PS3. We tried our savegames on another PS3 and encountered the same problems. Starting a new game on our PlayStation, or loading the ...
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Am I going to run into problems with USB Fan Cooling for my PS3?

My PS3 is one of the original models with the ~60g Harddrive and PS2 Emulation. Since I live in Australia, it gets to 45+ degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), and when it gets excessively hot, so does ...
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One DLC on two accounts? Ps3 [duplicate]

So a while back, I purchased a DLC for Destiny:The Dark Below and over time I made a new account, and I want to play it on my new one so will it transfer to my new one. Will I have to purchase it ...
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How to (legally) remove Singstar from PS3

There is a lot of add ons for PS3 CFW that help removing Singstar, but I like PSN, and would not risk to be banned just for this. But this game annoy me, and apart from petition (which obviously led ...
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How to charge a Sony PS3 wireless keypad with a PC?

I can charge the PS3 controller with a standard USB port of a PC. But I can not charge the PS3 wireless keypad. When I connect it to the PC, I get the error, that a driver is missing. I do not want to ...
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Controller is connecting to other PlayStation 3 consoles, but not mine

My controller was working fine. I was playing a game, and then it suddenly disconnected, and now it only connects with a cable. Without the cable, when I press the PS button, it starts blinking and ...
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Is there any shorcut for the ''PS Button'' on Ps3, using a Ps1/Ps2 Controller?

I got the first three Sony consoles (and the PSP too) the thing is, i like to use my old PS1 controller (the analog one) on my Ps2 and Ps3, everything works fine, but the only thing i'm missing, at ...
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Metal Gear Solid V TPP freezes PS3

I'm trying to play MGS5 on my ps3 but after the initial installation, it creates the savedata and then it freezes while on the loading screen (dualshock doesn't work, I have to shut it down by ...
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Can I transfer games from a PS4 to my PS3?

I want to transfer COD: Black Ops II from my brothers PS4 to my PS3, it isn't a game that has been purchased in the PS Store but has been played via game disk. Is this possible? I don't want to go ...
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Can I play Saints Row: The Third co-op with PC and PS3?

I have Saints Row: The Third for PS3 and PC(steam). Is there any way that I can play co-op with PC and PS3 over lan?
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What does the controller icon in the top right corner mean in MGS 5 Phantom Pain (PS3)?

I've noticed that during the cutscenes in the Prologue part, sometimes a controller icon would pop up in the top-right corner of the screen. What does it mean? Is it to indicate that the cutscene is ...
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Is there a way to disable the black bars on the bottom/top of the screen?

I can't seem to find any way to remove the ugly black bars that are on the top and bottom of the screen. Supposedly, this is used to create a more cinematic look, but to me personally it looks ugly, ...
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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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My PS3 console beeps one time and doesn't turn on

It has been one month since this problem happened, I don't know how to fix it. The problem When I connect my power cord, the red Colour comes up as normal. But when I press it , it beeps one time ...
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GTA-V, Online PS3 and PS4 [duplicate]

I have PS4 and GTA-V, my friend has the GTA-V too, but he have PS3. I have PSNPlus, but my friend not yet. The reason he don't have it, is because we want to try to play GTA-V online, but togheter. ...
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What's the easiest way to change Playstation Network date of birth?

I must have set up my account when I was 17 because my DOB is a year off. I'd like to have it right in case I need to recover my password/account. What's the easiest way? I couldn't find it ...
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Can Bluetooth headphones be used on a PS3?

My Turtlebeach headset broke and I don't have much cash to buy a new pair. Is it possible to use a pair of Bluetooth headphones on my PS3 to hear in game sound? Or do I have to buy a new headset?
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FIFA 2015 cross-generation multiplayer on Playstation 3 and 4

Is it possible to have an online multiplayer match in FIFA 2015 where one player is using a Playstation 3 and the other using a Playstation 4?
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Can I re-download my ps3 digital games to ps4 games?

I have a few games that I want to bring to PS4 when I get one. It's Destiny, Advanced Warfare, and other digital games that are also on PS4. So if its on ps4 and I have it on my ps3, can I download ...
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Help with ps3 backup

I've got two ps3 and, on the second one, I've tried to sign in with my account to download a game (GTA5) but I couldn't find it in the downloaded content section. So I thought that I may try to do a ...
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PS3 backup with another HDD

My PS3 died with YLOD couple of weeks ago and I got my new PS3 with 160GB hdd today. I also have my old hdd with 500GB including all my game saves. Can I somehow restore my game saves to the new hdd ...
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How can I change my location (country) on my psn account?

I want to change the psn location that was set when I created my account.
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Why does my Official PS3 Bluetooth Headset have permanently low volume?

I have an official Sony PS3 Bluetooth Headset, one of those you clip on your ear (the second generation)... I've used it with Skype, both on my laptop and on my phone, and it's awesome... but when I ...
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I murdered my wife, is there a way to bring her back?

A while back I married Camilla Valerius and recently I was was playing and I started to get tired of Faendal always coming over to my house in Whiterun, so I murdered my wife Camilla. However, you ...
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What's taking up so much space?

My PS3 has a 160GB hard drive. I've had it for about a year, and played a lot of games. When I checked it's storage, it says 77GB free out of 149GB. I was aware that I had downloaded and installed a ...
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Can I install PS3 games on an external hard drive?

I have a PS3 Super Slim with 12 GB of flash. I need to expand its storage to install games. On the net, I found contrasting opinions: I know I need a disk formatted in FAT32, but I don't understand ...
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My PS3's picture is too big on an older TV?

I decided to set up my PS3 again, and then I go to turn it on. I get into a game and I noticed that the screen is too big for my TV. I have an old TV so I don't know if that's what's causing it, but ...
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How do I earn Diamond Trophies in the time-based daily/weekly challenges?

I'm trying to get to the 11th Level of Awesomeness in Rayman Legends. No matter how hard I try, I can't seem to get higher than gold in the normal challenges and silver in the extreme challenges, ...
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Old controller not connecting

My brother gave me one of his PS3 controllers because he never uses it and I now can't get it to connect to my PS3. I've tried to charge it and also tried resetting it but nothing works. What should ...