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Questions tagged [ps3]

a 2006 disk and download-based video game console by Sony. Use this tag for questions about the PlayStation 3 operating system or hardware, or a game feature truly unique to the PS3.

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PS3 disc problem

I'm having an issue with one of my PS3 games, and I'm not sure what to think. The problem is that the game starts, switches output mode to 1080p in 60 Hz, and it's stuck on a black screen. It's not an ...
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Can I transfer Minecraft PE Version 1.7.0 Worlds from my Tablet to my PS3?

I just got Minecraft on PS3 from A video game store. I want my worlds from my tablet. Is it possible to transfer the worlds from a tablet to my PS3?
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Why cant I update my Gta 5 and access online?

I own a PS3super slim. I was updating my GTA 5 and while doing so the PS3 was accidentally shut down. This happened while the screen displayed update no. 14/20 (as in 6 more updates were pending). ...
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PS3 game data install of WWE 2k14 stuck on 6%

I picked up a second hand copy of WWE 2k14 today and I am unable to get past the “Installing Game Data” screen which stops at 6% and I can no longer hear and hard disk activity. It took a LONG time ...
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How many frames per second was the original release of Dark Souls on PS3 and Xbox 360?

I'm musing about possibly getting the switch remaster port which is 30 fps and am curious what the original was on the original release platforms of I believe PS3/Xbox360
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Ps3 controller issue

My PS3 controller is dead and the cable to charge it broke. I bought a new cable and it charges a wireless headset, but when I plug it into the controller nothing happens. It won’t even turn on. ...
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Ps3 won't open games

So for a while now I've been having a bit of trouble with my PS3. It can read the discs properly, but when I try to launch a game like black ops 1 it looks like it's loading then it goes back to the ...
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Cannot update Amazon Prime app on my PS3

I downloaded the Amazon Prime app on my PS3 from the PlayStation Store India. It installed as Amazon Instant Video and when I launch the app it asks me to update to the latest 4.06 update. If I try to ...
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Can PS4 play with PS3 [duplicate]

I recently got a PS4 and I was wondering if I could play games like GTA:V with my PS3 friends? I'm thinking that you can't but wanted to confirm. I tried playing with them but it says that they aren't ...
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Advanced warfare PS3

I can't play online or offline with multiplayer it just loads almost to the end then stops. I also can't play any more of the campaign because it keeps saying "Error Image file 13". I just presently ...
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Can I use any USB flash drive to install firmware updates on a PS3?

I want to install PS3UPDAT.PUP on my new PS3 hard drive, I wanted to find out if I can use any USB flash drive for installation? Last time I used a Kingston USB flash drive and the console couldn't ...
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What does the character on Trip's shirt mean?

What does the character on Trip's shirt mean in "Enslaved: Odyssey to the West"?
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How can I tell if a PS3 controller may be fake?

I saw the below controller on OLX, the guy selling it claims it's an original. My main worries are sixaxis and decent analog sticks. To be honest, there isn't really anything throwing me off other ...
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My PS3 will not start

When I turn on my PS3 the green light stays on for 2 seconds and then just beeps 3 times and turns off. How can I fix this?
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My PS3 does not load the SAFE MODE

I followed all the instructions: Turn off the PS3 Press the on/off button until hear the third beep. (the PS3 turns off) Press the on/off button until hear the fourth beep. Now, the safe mode must ...
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Ps3 freezes playing Skyrim

For some reason my PlayStation frequently freezes when playing Skyrim, this is most often when I am casting spells, or in combat. As far as I can tell there is no way to drop resolution in the game or ...
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PS3 stuck on 576p

I literally tried everything, from changing HDMI cables to changing TVs to resetting the PS3. But the PS3 still is stuck on 576p. Please can anyone suggest any possible way to fix this, it was fine ...
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PS3 Symbols next to the WiFi symbol

This is my PS3. What is the cylinder on the left next to the WiFi symbol? Is it something important or not?
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Can the DLC's for destiny be shared between two accounts on ps3?

I was wondering if the downloadable content for destiny can be shared between two different accounts on a PlayStation 3?
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Deleting a user account on the PlayStation 3

My son is giving away his PS3. If he deletes himself as a user on the PS3, will this affect his PS4 account or his PSN account? He has one PSN account which he used on both devices. He does not want ...
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How do you do a bicycle-kick?

Can you tell me how to do a bicycle-kick in FIFA 14 on PS3?
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How to blow open secret hole in Brume Tower if I ran out of explosive carrying enemies?

In Brume Tower, after the foyer bonfire, I was helping somebody as a phantom and I saw a hole in the wall after the first fume sorcerer that wasn't there in my world. My research seems to indicate ...
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How to get past the tree part in Lego Harry Potter years 1-4? (The tale of Three Brothers part)

I'm confused about getting out of the part with that tree posed horizontally like it fell, I keep jumping and it just knocks me outta the exit, making the game uncompletable.
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Ps3 superslim no display even after resetting display settings

I have a ps3 superslim (CECH-4008C) and a few days ago i turned it on to find that there were some green and red dots on the left side of the screen and my ps3 froze on the boot screen (trumpet sound ...
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My PS3 Super Slim appears to be bricked, what can I do?

My PS3 Super Slim is bricked. When I turn it on, it's fan works for 3 seconds then it's completely turned down, and there is no light. I tried to change the power cable put its still not working. Can ...
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GTA V Blitz Play [duplicate]

I have stolen the trash truck and completed the mission ‘Trashmaster’. There is nothing else on the map. What do I do next?
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Does a game stay on my PS3 if I sign out?

Somebody downloaded a game on my PS3 and signed out. The game stayed. But what if I create a new profile on PS3 and sign in on PSN with my account, will the game still be there on every PS3 profile?
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Got Destiny Legendary edition. Can't redeem those 3 weapons, neither the dlcs

yesterday I got Destiny Legendary edition. It came with 2 folders. One with the taken king's code, and another one with 3 weapons. I redeemed them on PSN, I could "download" that 100kb something, but ...
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Can you use a ps3 account for free ps+ on ps4

I read a thing were if you have a ps3 account you can use that account on ps4 to play online for free is this true?
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Restore and Backup of PS3

I wanted to restore the data on my PSN account on another PS3 to the PS3 I am using now. How is it done? Also I have two more accounts and I don't want to disturb them or delete their data.
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Convert PS3 save to PS4?

There's plenty of games that have come out for both PS3 and PS4, usually some time apart. South Park: The Stick of Truth is the most recent example, and the one I'm most keen on checking. I've got a ...
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PS3 Slim stuck on “Connect the controller using USB cable, then press PS button” screen

I've just purchased a PS3 slim 320GB knowing it was faulty and fancied a challenge but have got nowhere! The previous owner says their son turned the power off during an update and since then hasn't ...
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I have an Uncharted 3 redeem code for PS3 but it's expired. Can I get another?

I have an Uncharted 3 redeem code for PS3 but it's expired. Can I somehow get a working code from it?
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PS3 Won't turn on properly

It takes 5 to 10 times to turn on my system, I may unplug it, eject game, re-insert. I'll hold down button to get in safe mode then hit "File System Restore" then system will start running good. May ...
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What do the negative/positive throttles in the DS3 trigger buttons do?

I have no idea what the difference between the five options of throttle. In whatever choice, only one button is triggerable even both two are assigned, be it's pressed slightly or held long. The ...
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Can I download PlayStation 3 games for my PlayStation 4

I want to download a game on PlayStation store with my PlayStation 4 but I noticed it said "PlayStation 3" at the end of the chart. Does that mean that it can't be run on PlayStation 4 and I can't ...
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Did my son get hacked?

My son just received a used PS3 system from a good friend who had upgraded. He was playing Call of Duty last night online. I was watching him play. Suddenly he got really upset and started going on ...
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What is the probability of success in combat in Civ Rev?

In Civilization: Revolution (PS3 version), what is the probability of success in combat for different attacking and defending values? For example with overrun, the chance of the attacker winning is ...
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Where have all the downloads gone?

I'm having trouble listing all my downloaded/purchased games/demos/extras. My "Downloads" list only lists the lasts 10/15 items I've purchased. If I search a game I see the "Purchased" icon and can ...
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How do I check my current difficulty level?

While playing the PS3 re-release of God of War 1, I think I may have accidentally switched my game to easy mode after dying too many times. Online forums claim you can view the difficulty level while ...
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Help my ps3 is not working

My Ps3 comes on. I have tried 2 different HDMI cables. I have done the reset to restore video settings. Neither of these worked I have even done a factory reset and still nothing. Sometimes it will ...
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Transferring game data between accounts on separate PS3 units

I was playing Diablo III on my brother in-law's PS3. I got to act II. My email address for that account got hacked and Google locked it and closed it. I can't remembered the password for that ...
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How to set up System Link between 2 PS3s?

I bought a crossover cable a couple days ago. I read online that you can simply connect 2 ps3s together and setup a LAN Party as long as you had 2 copies of the same game, 2 TVs, and that the game had ...
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How to use PS3 controller via Bluetooth?

I'm using Windows 10. I've two USB Bluetooth adapter. One of them used to connect my magic keyboard and magic mouse. The other one to connect my PS3 Controller to my PC. I use SCPToolkit but when I ...
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How can I get rid of this mod on CoD: World at War PS3?

I was playing online Team Deathmach on Call Of Duty World at War, and someone 'modded' me and my game was patched. On the screen, it popped up with Please enjoy this patch and the next thing I ...
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I have a PS4 and a PS3 and a PS+ account. Can I play GTA V online with the same character on BOTH platforms?

I have two houses and I have a PS4 at one house and a PS3 at the other. I want to be able to play GTA V online with the same character and the same progress, is that possible?
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Can you wipe a ps3 clean to sell but keep the downloaded games on it

Can i wipe clean a ps3 for sale while keeping the downloaded games on it? Or will that leave me vulnerable to cc theft or other fraud.
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Ps3 not recognizing controllers

I did a settings reset on my ps3 and after the restart it came to the screen where you have to plug in a controller and press the ps button. Unfortunately it didn't work. I have tried resetting the ...
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How do I provide update data to my Playstation 3?

I bought a new PS3 Slim and when I powered it up it said "System cannot run correctly" and that I need to connect to a storage media that contains update data of version 4.81 or later. I don't know ...