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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 needs long warm-up before it can read game disks

My PS3 always needs a long warm-up (i.e. several hours) before it can read game disks. Before that delay, when I insert a game disk, it repeatedly tries to read the disk, but cannot. After some hours ...
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Software to use PS3 controller on PC

So, i used to have motioninjoy to simulate my ps3 controller on my PC.(Yes, that girl on tik tok with the overwatch song wasn't wrong, so she'll be able to play it) I had a old version, that worked ...
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PS3 | Updated to version 4.85 issue

My PS3 is Super Slim. So I just updated my PS3 to 4.85 which was working well before I updated it. I ticked the box "Turn off PS3 after software installation" and I let the PS3 update do its thing. ...
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How to deactivate a PSN account on a PS3?

So when I first got my PS3 I didn't have a PSN account so my sister logged into hers. Now I have my own PSN account and I can't log into it on my account. I know I could create a new account and log ...
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Can't reset PS3 Super Slim (won't beep more than once)

It's been a few months since I played for the the last time. Yesterday I decided to play and realized video stopped working (don't know why, haven't changed cables or anything). Then I tried changing ...
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What is this number/identifier on a PS3 disc?

I was cleaning my old PS3 discs when I saw that there are 4 letters and a couple of numbers on the left side of the disc. In the case of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, it is BPDL-246890: What do ...
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Installing Battlefield 3 from a Bluray disc without the game box

I found a bluray disc of Battlefield 3 without the box. Will I be able to install it on a PS3 without a box/key or do I need a serial key that might have been on a box?
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Playstation 3. “Plug in Controller USB and Press PS Button” Wired 3rd party controller

I am trying to fix a PS3 for the kids I work with. When turned on it displays "Plug in Controller USB and press PS button" The only controller I have is a 3rd party wired controller. I plug it in ...
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Call of Duty World at War Heart of the Reich not loading

When I boot up the mission it plays the opening intro but only loads up to 60% and then the loading stops for no reason. This is on the last mission on PS3 World at War. Why is it not loading?
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How many Zombie maps are there in Call Of Duty: Black Ops 1?

I love COD: Black Ops, especially Zombie Mode. But to start out with, there's only one map you can play, Kino Der Toten. So I used cheat codes to unlock The maps Five and Dead Ops Arcade. And those ...
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PS4 controller not responding [duplicate]

I connected my PS4 controller to my PS3 and it was working fine, but now all of a sudden when I want to play and use the controller, it doesn't respond. When I press the PS button to turn it on, the ...
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Can I stack playstations with no adverse effects?

I'm probably trying to cram too much into my TV cabinet but is it OK to stack a PS3 Slim on top of a PS4 or would that cause cooling / ventilation issues? Only one would be switched on at a time.
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Is it possible to transfer the save data of COD BO2 from a PS3 to an Xbox One S?

I'm planning to buy an Xbox One S and continue playing Black Ops 2, but I don't know how to transfer my save data from my PS3 to an Xbox One S.
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PS3 doesn't always startup, how to fix?

I have a PS3 Slim and lately just after I turn it on it gives three beeps and powers down. I have found that with persistence it will eventually start up, and once it does it will run fine all day ...
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Keep game but lose its owner's account on second hand PS3

I am looking at a used PS3 that has a digital game, but I don't want the PSN account. Is there some way I can keep the game and have my own PSN account?
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Will my data transfer from offline user to online?

I got a used PS3 and have never connected it to the internet. I created a new user account, but haven’t signed up to the PSN (since I cannot connect to the internet). The question is if I connect to ...
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The mask Morokei glitched off my companion

My companion had the mask equipped and when he joined the blades, he changed his outfit. So I looked at his inventory to take the mask back, but he didn't have it anymore. I tried everything, but I ...
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Compatibility for buttons and controllers?

Ok so my right back trigger on my ps4 controller broke. Is it possible to use a trigger from a ps3 controller for it? Asking bc my cousin has an extra ps3 controller that the joy sticks broke on........
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Can I play multiplayer on minecraft with one PlayStation?

If you're playing minecraft on a PlayStation, and you want to play two different accounts on the same PlayStation during multiplayer, how would you do that? So same PlayStation, two different accounts,...
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Ps3 slim hard drive change [duplicate]

I'm about to install a new hard drive in my slim ps3 and I was wondering, how do I transfer all the data(games, movies, etc)to the new one. Thank you
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Can a ps3 work with a chromebook? [closed]

I currently have my ps3 slim connected to my chromebook. I'm wondering if it will work, thanks.
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Why won't my PS3 connect to my Sony monitor?

I have a old sony monitor and I want to connect my ps3 by hdmi and it says that the only resolution the monitor supports is 1280x1024, but there is not resolution on the ps3 that works. Here's the ...
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When i press power on my ps3 fat model the light turns green then yellow then it starts blinking red with no further results

When i press power on my ps3 fat model the light turns green then yellow then it starts blinking red with no further results. I tried the eject method of holding down the eject button while turning on ...
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How to change resolution of PS3

When I play using PS3 on my old simple TV because of the high or low resolution it does not appear clearly. How do I change the resolution of PS3 to achieve a clearer display?
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My two PS3 controllers log in to the same profile - why is this happening and how do I fix it?

My sister and cousin are looking forward to playing Minecraft on our PS3. They called me out to help after they couldn’t get both of them into the game. Apparently, both the controllers are logged in ...
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Is it possible to play Metal Gear Solid 4 on Playstation 4?

I got the disc of Metal Gear Solid 4 from a friend. I know that it is not possible to play PS3 discs on PS4. However, to my surprise, I also saw that Metal Gear Solid 4 is not available on PS Now, nor ...
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PS3 pad joystick outer deadzone

I've been using generic USB gamepads (those cheap Chinese gamepads) with my PC games for a long time now. They've served me well, but they all have an issue. The analog sticks are awful. The range in ...
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Selling my ps3; is there a way to leave the digital purchases on the console but without use my PSN account?

I was planning to dismiss my ps3; although I have about 10 games that are digital only; that I did purchase on the PSN store. Since they are tied to my account, this means that I cannot leave the ...
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Do I need to keep my PS Plus subscription to play my free PS3 games now that PS Plus is no longer giving away PS3 games?

It has been expressed by Sony that soon PlayStation Plus will no longer be providing PS3 games. I only own a PS3 and not a PS4 so it will become useless to me after this (until I buy another console ...
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I found all the daedric artifacts; but I am not getting the award

I found all the daedric artifacts; but I am not getting the award. Looked up the quests and everything is completed. Nothing left undone. So how do I get the award ?
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My PS3 controller won’t connect when it is in safe mode

Accidentally put my PS3 into safe mode, when I turn it on now a message comes up saying connect the controller using a USB cable, and then press the PS button.
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How do I remove a passcode on a PS3?

I bought a used PS3 from GameStop and I did the factory reset but every time I go to set a passcode on it, it still asks for my old one (which for obvious reasons I don't have)
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My ps3 isn't staying on

I've tried doing the things said on the same question, but it isn't working for me. I had tried keeping my finger on the power button until three beeps happened, but all it was beep once then did ...
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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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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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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 ...