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Got a Playstation Classic (PS1) and Games list shows two icons for it, is it safe to delete one?

I recently installed Chrono Cross from the Playstation store to my PS3, but there are two icons in the list now, if I click one it installs the game again, the other one is the actual game. They look ...
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PS3 bricked after firmware update

I have the PS3 Slim from 2010 I updated it today to the latest firmware version and after that it is not booting up. I tried entering to recovery but nothing shows up. The light turns on and stays ...
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Sharing the same controller without constantly USB syncing?

I have a PS Vita TV and a PS3 but only one DualShock controller. Whenever I switch between systems I have to briefly plug the controller into the USB port of the system I wish to start using. This is ...
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Am I able to store games downloaded from PSN onto an external hard drive [duplicate]

I have an 80GB PS3 from 2009, and the hard drive is almost full. I recently got a PS4 as well, so I signed up to Playstation Plus but could not download and install any of the free games on my PS3 ...
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How can I deavtivate an account on my ps3?

If I deactivate an acount on my ps3 system, we I be able to use the games I have downloaded on another users, or will it get rid of them too?
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Languages available as commentary in FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

In my FIFA 12 asian region i have several options as a text (german, english, russian, etc) and as commentary i have less options but still plenty like German, english, spanish and swedish. What about ...
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Do all “arcade” games on ps3 have demos? [closed]

I have an xbox 360 and I like to try all types of arcade games since virtually all of them have demos (both "arcade" and "indie" games, which is how xbox names them) e.g. Braid, Bastion, Limbo, ...
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No sound on Duke Nukem Forver for PS3

I've started to play DNF on PS3 and installed Patch 1.03. Unfortunatley I don't have any sound on it. It appears to be a common problem on the internet, but I didn't find a solution. The sound on ...
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Sync progress in Portal 2 co-op between PS3 and Steam accounts?

My girlfriend has a PS3 with Portal 2 and our Steam accounts are friends. Is it possible for us to play in splitscreen mode on the PS3 while saving our progress to our respective Steam accounts? We ...
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Crushing mode with new user account on PS3

Although I finished Uncharted 3 already with my main account, I recently made a new user account and started playing it again with new user account like you just created a new user. I finished the ...
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Why is BioShock still available for PS Plus download?

I'm still new to this PS Plus thing, but I think I know the basics: every month you get new games for the PS3, PS4, Vita. In January, BioShock was available for download and strangely enough, it's ...
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Thief: Beauty Within quest: how to enter the building for the quest?

I just started playing Thief on the PS3 and got the quest Beauty Within to steal the hand mirror for Basso. The map shows the target in Stonemarket, in a building beside the clock tower, and I've ...
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Will the Rotation games stay forever even after new rotation? [duplicate]

Let's say I download Uncharted 3 because it is on this month's rotation, when the month ends and a new rotation begins, will I still be able to play uncharted? Can I keep a "free rotation" game ...
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Is Sly Trilogy compatible with Cross-Buy?

Sly Trilogy was released on PS3 and now on PS Vita, I have the PS3 version and also the PS Vita. So my question is : Can I play at Sly Trilogy on Vita if I have the PS3 version ? I know it is possible ...
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Transferring specific data from an old PS3 to a new one? [duplicate]

Alright, so my old PS3 is broken, won't turn on at all, and if it does, immediately shuts off on it's own immediately after it turns on or a few minutes after which. That's all fine and good, because ...
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Can we play max payne 3 on 12GB ps3 ? Does the installation take any space apart from saved games?

I am new to gaming so please bear with me, though I have played previous two releases.I bought 12 GB ps3 model and would like understand if its enough for installing. Also Does the installation take ...
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DLC for PAYDAY 2 on PS3

I have looked around at DLC for PAYDAY 2 and I am wondering if any of the DLC packs, like Deathwish, can be downloaded on a PS3. I have achieved a lot of the game on PS3 and I was hoping I could play ...
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PS3 games on different systems

So MLB The Show just game out. Me and my dad both enjoy playing it and we buy it every year. Now that I am away at college (I got my own PS3 system) I would like to only buy it once. Can I do this ...
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why won't my ps3 go online?

How do you fix getting online for ps3? When I try to go online it says error you have been logged out of psn What does this mean? How can I fix it? Any answer or comments would be nice -- ...
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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 it possible to have voice chat on the PS3 go through both the headset AND the TV?

I'm really curious about this. I'm thinking about going back to livestreaming via my Elgato. However, the thing that's been putting me off for the PS3 side, at least, is not being able to have my ...
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PS3 Slim 4.55 No Display, No Video, No Audio

I have a PS3 Slim 120 GB. I just updated to 4.55, and it got stuck while restarting the system. I force shut it down, and in doing so, I corrupted the hard drive. Now, I do not have any display (I ...
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How many GB do Black Ops 2 and MW3 take up?

How much space does it take for Black Ops 2 on PS3? and How much does Modern Warfare 3 take up? i do not own any of these games.
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PlayStation 3 looping on update 4.55

Background: I have a fat PS3 which came with an 80GB HDD. I bought a new 500GB HDD so that I could store more games from PS Plus on it. I followed the official instructions on Sony's website, but ...
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What is the Playstation Quest For Greatness?

I read something today that said if you complete "The Quest for Greatness" on PS3 or PS4, you get some free PSone games. However I can't seem to find information on what it is. I see walkthroughs, ...
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How do I transfer DLC Packs from one PS3 to another?

A while ago I got a couple of DLC Map Packs for Black Ops 1. I recenntly by given a new PS3 because the old has trouble spinning a disk. I had someone help me do a save data transfer but it didn't ...
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Why doesn't “The Wolf Among Us - Season Pass” appear in my download list after purchased in the PSN?

I have purchased The Wolf Among Us - Season Pass last night, but couldn't find it in my download list. But the product page shows it as purchased. Also Do I need to purchase the "The Wolf Among Us : ...
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How to Uninstall DLC in The Last of Us

I have finished the "Left Behind" DLC episode and would like to uninstall it to get some space on my hard drive. I would, however, like to keep the "Abandoned Territories" multiplayer DLC and the base ...
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PSN wrongly claims multiple downloads

I am a gamer on PS3 in India, having a PS+ subscription. Now, I lent my ID and password to a friend(let's call him R), since PSN allows for a game to be downloaded on 2 PS3s at once. The problem ...
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Borderlands 2 Save Converter from PS3 to Mac

Is there a tool that I can use to convert my PS3 saves to Mac-formatted ones? If there isn't one, is there a program I can use to "read" my PS3 save data so I can manually convert a Mac save to a ...
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Washing playstation controllers

I've been thinking to allow people in my bar to play some PS3/4 while drinking. Though there's a good chance the controllers will be spilled on, so I was looking for an easy way to clean a lot of ...
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Can I easily replace the hard drive of my PS3? [duplicate]

Is it easier to replace the internal hard drive of a PS3, or to go with an external hard drive?
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Odd PS3 Problem Error Number 80710092

I am currently without regular, sustained, access to a computer. This is forcing me to use my PS3 much like one, namely for surfing the interweb. I'm also a regular on Spacebattles, which some of you ...
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Wii Swapforce missing entire area?

My husband has the swapforce game for the PS3 and my son and nephews have it for the wii. My husband has areas that the wii doesn't have. For example when you jump (forgive me, I am a MOM not a ...
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How can I transfer ownership of a PS3 account?

My father created a PS3 account for himself and a second one using his information (e-mail, billing information, name, etc.) for me to use a while back. Now I recently moved out, bought my own PS3, ...
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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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PS3 Wireless Connection on college campus

sorry if this is really simple, but I am trying to hook up my ps3 to my schools wireless network. I have the SSID and the TKIP key. When I test the connection, it finds an IP address and then fails ...
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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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What happened to my chat on my PS3?

Recently, I've been able to send messages to my friend who has a PlayStation 4. Sending messages works fine but we couldn't get voice chat to work. We were both online and everything was set up. Our ...
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Can I transfer a profile onto a different PS3 account?

My dad set up a PS3 profile for me a while ago on his PS3 with an account he made since I didn't have my own e-mail address at the time. Now I have my own PS3 and e-mail address and would like to ...
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Switching from disc to downloaded game and retaining save games on the PS3 and Vita

I recently subscribed to the Playstation Plus service and a bunch of games I have are available for free with the service. My question is this: If I download the game from the store will I be able to ...
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Possible to buy a game that you get free with Playtation Plus?

I was wondering if it is possible to buy a game that you get free with Playtation Plus? Because I wanted to buy Borderlands 2 for €9.99 durning the January sale permanently, so I coud play it when my ...
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PS3 Controller does not work

We just bought a PS3 and we can't get the controllers to work. They aren't controllers that came with the system because it's used, and the controller it came with, is broken. We turned the PS3 off, ...
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multiple user accounts on same ps3 [closed]

my daughter insists that it will be a disaster if her sister creates a seperate account on the ps3. I need help and the wisdom of Solomen here, can anyone out there help
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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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Free games on PlayStation Network and PlayStation Plus

I'll be buying my 2nd game console this season since PSX, and I'm leaning towards PS3. PS4 won't be available until early next year because of stock constraints. Just a couple of questions or so ...
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How can I make PS3 recognize an HDMI to VGA converted cable as a displayable screen?

I tried to hook my PS3 up to a projector using an hdmi cable converted to vga, but it doesn't seem to want to recognize it as a screen, and it keeps pulsing video but not sustaining it. Does anyone ...
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Is there a way to overcome the bug in “A New Source of Stalhrim” in PS3?

I can't start the quest "A New Source of Stalhrim" by talking to Deor Woodcutter (instead of giving me the quest he just says general things). The Unnoficial Elder Scroll Pages states that it's a bug ...
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Patch notes for Playstation

Where can I find patch notes and system update history for the PlayStation systems?
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PSN store purchased games from the past

If I have purchased games on the ps3 network store on my old ps3, how do I access them on my new ps3?