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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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Compatibility for buttons and controllers?

My R2 button on my PS4 controller broke. Is it possible to use a trigger from a PS3 controller for it? My cousin has an extra PS3 controller that the joy sticks broke on so if I could harvest the ...
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Are there any alternatives for having audio output from a PS3 on a monitor without audio capabilities?

I'm having an MW2 PS3 LAN party where everyone will bring their own monitors. However, some of my friends' monitors don't have an AUX port/bluetooth for sound output. I realise bluetooth headsets won'...
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Xbox X/S controller on PS3?

I'm wondering if there's a way to use Xbox Series X/S controller on PlayStation 3? It doesn't matter if they're wired or wireless; is this possible in any way?
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What is causing this impossibly long return time in AC Brotherhood on the PS3?

I just sent the assassin recruits on a normal quest, but now, it shows this impossibly large number (ending in e+17) for all of my twelve recruits: Is this a known bug? And if so, can I fix this? I ...
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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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How do I delete the main PSN account on a PlayStation 3 without the password?

When I got my PlayStation 3, I used a school email address to make my PSN account. I didn’t use my PlayStation 3 for a couple of years because I thought it had the red light of death. When I realised ...
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Why does the PS3 refuse to download even though there is space?

My husband has a Ps3. Whenever he wants to download a game from the Playstation store, it says that he has 2 accounts and must deactivate a device. We have 4 PS3's all active. No he does have 2 email ...
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Ps3 games user specific

Is there a way to make games only accessable to specific users (we have kids who don't want others having access to their games) kids being kids, as soon as their backs are turned they are on the ...
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Is the Guitar Hero World Tour guitar model 95451.805 compatible with dongle 95451.806?

I got a PS3 Guitar Hero World Tour guitar model 95451.805 with no dongle and I'm trying to find which dongle would be compatible with it. I've seen on ebay the dongle model 95451.805, but it's always ...
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Can't hear game audio when streaming PS3 with Elgato HD60S+ and OBS

While I broswe into XMB I can hear the "clicking sound" on OBS, without any issue. As soon as I launch any game, audio completely disappear from OBS. Connection: PS3 Super slim --> HDMI ...
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How can I format/partition a new 1TB hard drive for a PS3?

I'm upgrading my PS3's internal hard drive. I have one of the bigger 'fat' models of PS3. Would cloning would be the best process?
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PS3 doesn't boot with original hard drive after hard drive swap

I've messed up: I reformatted a new SSD for my PS3, but after that, when I try to swap to the original drive to get the backup data, it won't boot and asks me to reformat the whole drive. The older ...
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How to change ownership of PS3? [duplicate]

A friend has passed, and his wife gave his PS3 to me. How can I change ownership to my own account?
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Change language in Fifa '08

I'd like to change the language of the commentators in Fifa '08. Is there any way to do this? The language was set when I first launched the game, but I don't know how to change it now.
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How do I fix bugged quests on consoles?

I know that PC has console to fix their bugged quests, but is there a way to fix bugged quests on the 360 or for that matter, the PS3? My bug is I got a companion quest from Falkas to intimidate ...
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Is there a way to use console commands in the console version of Skyrim?

I have lost a valuable item, the Vokun Mask: I sold it early on in game not knowing I'd need it later on, and now I want it back. I have literally searched every merchant and cannot find it. I've ...
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If I buy a new disc for a game I already own, does it keep the savefile?

I have a disc copy of Transformers Fall of Cybertron and it's getting old and I needed replaced with a newer disc. If I insert the new disc into my PS3 will my old save be there? Or will it replace it?...
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Is there a total external storage limit for a Playstation 3?

I have a PS3 Slim connected to an externally-powered USB hub. Is there a limit as to: How many USB drives can be plugged in, and How much total disk space can the system recognize?* * As an ...
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Regional differences in Borderlands 2

General question: Are there any differences in Borderlands 2, based on the game's region code? Specific case: I received a game coded for Region 3, but I live in the U.S.. Are there any ...
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MW2 LAN party PS3 - DLC maps

I'm doing a MW2 PS3 LAN party and want to play matches on the DLC maps from the Stimulus and Resurgence packages. If I buy the DLC on only one PS3 (the PS3 I use as the game host), will the other PS3 ...
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Do games for some PlayStation versions work for other PlayStation versions?

AS an example, a game was made in the era of PS2. But then, you get a PS4. Can you play the PS2 game on PS4 or a PS4 game on PS2? P.S. The PlayStation versions were just an example and purely ...
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PS3 - CECHK01 - doesn’t turn on

I turn the back power switch on, the light up front turns on and red. When I hit the power button, light turn green then immediately turns off and nothing happens. I have: Put new thermal paste on. ...
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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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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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Which of the games that are included in the Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection are download codes?

Which games are included in the Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection as download codes? Given that the collection was released a couple of years back, do those codes have expiration dates?
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Does Don Bradman Cricket on PS3 feature a versus mode?

Apparently, there's no co-op mode in the game, but does it feature a one on one mode, where two people can play against each other on a single console? Like FIFA does.
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Rebel Assault II issues with PS3

The menus work fine but any FMV flickers really bad with only the left 1/4 of the screen actually viewable. The disc is a bit scratched but not severe. Is this a compatibility issue or could scratches ...
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God of WAR 2 on PS3 Rendering glitch

I recently started God of War2 on PS3. But I got stuck because of a rendering issue after I first entered temple of lahkesis. Just after I came on my flying horse from somewhere. I cannot give ...
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Using teams and styles in Worms for PS3

Worms for PS3 allows you to create customised teams and game styles. How do you actually use them in a game though?
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Resistance 3, unable to delete game data, and installation of trophies freezing

Bought Resistance 3, popped it into the PS3 and the first thing that came up was an update. So I wait the 2 hours to download the 696 MB update, then let it install. The entire PS3 freezes at ...
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What ports does Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine use?

I can't seem to find any official information of which ports Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine uses. I own the game for the PS3 and need to forward the ports. Even though it works without forwarding ...
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Problem using DLC from another region

I bought Uncharted 2: GOTY last month and found that the DLC can only be redeemed on a US account. On the same PS3 I created another user with a US account and downloaded the contents, and it works ...
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Portal 2 Peer Review DLC didn't download [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Portal 2 DLC from the PSN and then installed the DLC onto my system. When I go to play the game, the only new thing in any of the menus is "Download Free DLC" in the main menu. ...
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F.E.A.R 2 freezing issues when on loading screen

I'm having a problem with my FEAR 2 copy on my PS3, the game works just fine, I'm just past chapter 9/10 where I'm looking for Keegan, anyway, when the game is loading on the loading screen, no matter ...
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Can PSN track my access code back to my account?

I had my PS3 (along with my other valuables) stolen. I have since purchased another PS3 and still have some of the games, but all of the downloaded maps and codes reedemed are forever lost. However, ...
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In Tiger Woods 12 which skills should be maxed if NOT using the PS3 move controller?

SO I gave up on the move controller for PS3 in TW12. Its fun, and it makes putting a lot less error prone (IMHO), but my drives and approaches are more accurate and more powerful without the move so ...
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Are there any PS3 Backwards Compatible Fighting Sticks?

I have a 60 GB PS3 that can play Playstation 2 games. Are there any fighting sticks for the Playstation 3 that will work with PS2 fighting games? If so, are there any that absolutely will not work? ...
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What's the max level on a gamer's profile on PS3?

I noticed that most of my online friends on PS3 are around level 5 or 6 (from acquiring trophies) when I see their profile. What is the max level you can achieve? What is the benefit for having high ...
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Is it possible to change from a PSN Sub Account to a Master Account

I brought a Playstation 3 when it was released and I was under 18, so my older brother took the Master Account. Now that I have turned 18 and my brother is moving out, I now have the PS3 to myself ...
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Can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3?

Just out of curiosity, can you play PlayStation 1 games on the PlayStation 3? If so, how does it deal with save games? Does it have a connection for old PS1 memory cards or does it save them to the ...
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Differences between PS3 and Wii version of Rock Band The Beatles

I'm considering buying Rock Band The Beatles for my only gaming console, the Nintendo Wii, but I was wondering if there are any big differences between the version on Wii and the version on ...
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What happens to free games obtained through PlayStation Plus after it expires?

I bought a three months membership for PlayStation Plus some time ago. This membership has already expired. While it was active, I got the classic PSOne Resident Evil titles for free. Will I be able ...
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How do I play Call of Duty with a mouse and keyboard on a PS3?

How could I play Call of Duty on PS3 with a keyboard and mouse? Give me all the information you have, please.
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Destiny: The Taken King - getting to the hangar

I'm playing Destiny: The Taken King on PS3. When I go to the Hangar, my radar shows markers for a lot of players on the other side of the landing plate from the entrance. I've searched high and low, ...
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How to fix PS3 error 80010514 (An error occured during start operation) in 2023?

I have here a fat PS3, 60GB, A-model that has worked reliably until recently. I didn't buy/play many PS3 games back in the day. Since second-hand copies of PS3 games are dirt cheap these days, I've ...
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No story missions available in GTA 5

I have completed the story mission Father/Son but there is no blimp on the map telling me where to go for the next mission. I have switched characters and still no blimp. What do i do? Thanks in ...
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PS3 restore backup restores no data

My PS3's blu-ray drive died recently, so I performed a backup with the Backup Utility and sent my console in for repair. About a week later I received a replacement PS3 from Sony and have attempted ...
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Problem with green screen on PS3 after freeze

I have a backwards compatible PS3, and I know they're finicky as all heck. But I was playing on it just fine when the screen froze (nothing I'm not used to). Restarted the PlayStation like normal. No ...
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Can i format a new SSD on my ps3 using an AV cable?

My HDMI port does not work, but the AV does.I was using an AV cable but i have to swap my old hdd for a new ssd and now i do not have an image though the AV cable. The old HDD was sold an i have no ...
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How can I use a PS4 controller for a PS3?

A friend gave me his old PS3 with a broken hard drive, I changed it and when tried to install the firmware, I realize I don't own or could borrow a PS3 controller. Since PS4 controllers won't work via ...

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