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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GTA Online refuses to load

This is an updated and corrected post regarding my “GTA crashing after getting muted” question, which was unfortunately deleted as i had not provided any further details. Okay, Quite a while back, ...
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Pegasus Confusion : GTA 5

If you lose a Pegasus vehicle, is it gone forever? I am tempted to buy the 1.35 million insurgency pickup. I am concerned because I do not know how Pegasus works as I am worried if it goes missing, It ...
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How to fix PS3 controllers that press buttons randomly even after resetting and cleaning?

I know this is a somewhat generic question around the web, but looking from search results--my situation is unique? I gave two of my PS3 controllers to my little sister cause she was playing tomb ...
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PSN login issues

So I have two PS3s in my house. One belongs to my brother. He bought his PS3 from another person and I reset his system so that he can have his own account on the PS3. We set up his account online but ...
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Can I transfer saved data from my old PS3 hard drive to my new PS3?

A while ago, my PS3 completely broke. Every time I turn it on, it just completely shuts down a few seconds later. I decided to buy a new ps3 to play my old games. The problem is that I don't have my ...
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Unable to connect online with PS3 &PS4 [duplicate]

I have my PS4 connected online in the living room but now I want my PS3 online in the bedroom. When the PS3 tries to connect online I get a message of, “ Cannot connect online using someone else’s ID (...
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Can I play purchased PSN games without a PSN subscription?

I want to purchase one particular game- GTA 4 from PlayStation Network but I don't want it via any subscription. Can I make a GTA 4 purchase, download it and play on my ps4?
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Black Ops 1 and Modern Warfare 2 aren't saving multiplayer progress?

I was playing Black Ops on the PS3 and it didn't save my multiplayer progress. I had earned got a few levels, left the game, and went back in, and there was nothing. This also happened on mw2. Does ...
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How can I restore GTA V PS3 online to working condition, before it was modded?

I was playing GTA V on PS3 online, and suddenly modders did a huge money drop. Literally on my head & then raced off the map a few minutes later. I was kicked from the session. Ever since then, ...
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PS3 and PS4 switch [duplicate]

If I have PS3 and I have gta online on it and I use same PSN ID on PS4 will I still have same gta online account? Thank you for answer
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when I put my PS3 on the fan make a loud noise and with in a seconds it will go off

After cleaning my PS3 super slim when I switch it on the fan will just make a loud noise and go off with in a seconds. Before I cleaned it, it was working perfectly but after cleaning it begin to ...
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Skyrim mods for the PS3?

Is it possible to get mods for Skyrim on a PS3 console? I haven't tried any and didn't know they even existed.
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I downloaded PS3 Minecraft maps, put them on my PS3 but they don't show on the game. What do I do?

I Download The Maps Off A Website And Put The In The Saved Data Utility (PS3) Folder But The Maps Didn't Show On The Game.
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How to remove psn account from ps3 [duplicate]

When I got the ps3 I had a different psn account then I do on my ps4. I want to remove the psn account from my ps3, but since I had loads of trophies(achievements) that I got before a psn account was ...
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Can you get round games that won’t load a save as you have copied them to new user? [duplicate]

Games that won’t load a save on ps3 after you have copied them to a new user - is there a way around or can you only ever load that save on the original user?
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Are “remastered” PS3 Tekken games available in PS store only?

I have recently come across PSone classic edition of Tekken 1 and Tekken 2 games in PS store for PS3, however it looks like they are available in US region only. After googling a little I found that ...
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PS3 Slim HDMI-CEC stopped working

I have a PS3 and a Panasonic TV with Viera Link connected. I used to be able to turn the TV on and off using the PS3. This feature stopped working however after I recently unplugged all the HDMI ...
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My PS3 controller won't sync after resetting

Backstory. I was in the middle of playing a game when the PS3 no longer responded to my controller. The lights on my controller were still on. I've seen this happen before, so I reset the controller ...
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How to use a keyboard while playing a game on PS3 or how to play a game while the X button is not working?

The 'X' button on my PS3 remote is not working. Is there any way that I can use something to replicate it? I don't know much about the PS3, but is there any way to replicate the Bluetooth frequency of ...
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PS3 Error 8002F2F0

I have a Sony PS3 Slim, CECH-2004A, and after formatting the hard drive I got the error 8002F2F0. I can enter on Safe Mode and re-format (Restore PS system, Restore File System, Etc ) the hard drive ...
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Can I use a PS4 Playstation Move controller on a PS3?

A friend gifted me a game and I don't have a move controller. I tried to buy one, but they told me that the move controller for ps3 is out of production now. Can I use a PS4 Playstation Move ...
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Is my PSN account definitely lost?

I created my PSN account many years ago, approximately 2008 when I was 12. And now that we have to stay at home for COVID-19, I wanted to log into it. Unfortunately, I couldn't remember my password (...
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ps3 account data on ps4

hey I logged into my ps3 account on my ps4 and my data transferred over. Does this work for all ps3 and ps4 compatible games or did it just glitch. I want to try it with another game but I just ...
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Logitech G29 on the PS3

I am considering buying a Logitech G29 racing wheel. It's a great wheel but unfortunately, the stick shift does not work on the PS3. I want my steering wheel to be universal, in other words, to play ...
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Is it possible to back-up a PS3 on an Internal HardDrive?

I am wondering if it is possible to back up a PS3 HardDrive onto an Internal Drive instead of an External Drive? I have a 500Gb Internal Harddrive which I took out from my old laptop and connected to ...
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My playstation 3 slim freezing almost frequently

My ps3 freezes such that the power button doesn't even work unless you unplug the power source. What can I do to rectify the situation? The console does every time I'm loading into a game.
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How do you turn on Hellhounds in Call Of Duty Black Ops 2?

I have COD: Black Ops 2, and love the zombie map Town. But then I read that you could turn on Hellhounds. How do you do that?
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I tried it turn it on and it came on and beeped 3 times and turned off the light was green and turned to yellow [closed]

Ps3 is turning off and beeping 3 times win I try to turn it on, and the light is green and turns to yellow why?
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How to fix my ps3?

My PS3 is not working, I don't know why. I downloaded a software (ccapi) and when I installed it its told me to reboot. When I rebooted it didn't work, so I tried to go to recovery mode but its not ...
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If I add a new account to my PS3, the saved games in the first account will be deleted?

I'm going to lend my old PS3 to my little cousin. He is going to play my old games, and I think that if I create a new account for him and set it in the PS3, that wont affect to my games, but as I'm ...
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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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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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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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