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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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Is there a formula for Golems' state growth?

Golems are a huge part of EA, but after using one for so long, I find its stats are so much higher than the ones I haven't used, it would be silly to switch. Especially when you haven't even synth'd ...
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Borderlands handsome collection loyalty rewards

I bought the borderlands handsome collection for ps4 a while back and set up my shift account. I just recently found out I could get shift keys and extra guns if I previously played on ps3 and ...
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Can the Japanese version of Soul Calibur V change menu language?

I live in Taiwan, and apparently there's no Chinese version of the game here. The PS3 version mentions something about switching language, but my Japanese is really poor - especially reading. I'm not ...
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I can't load my game on GTA V

I wanted to replay a mission - but in the middle of it I changed my mind and loaded my saved game. But instead of loading my game it loaded the first mission. I restarted the game and the ...
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Any conflicts with DLC from a Dutch PSN account when playing a UK PS3 version of South Park: Stick of Truth?

Unfortunately, here in the Netherlands we only have the censored version of South Park: The Stick of Truth for the PS3. Both the US and UK versions are uncensored. I am considering ordering the game ...
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Languages available as commentary in FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

In my FIFA 12 asian region I have several language options for text (German, English, Russian, etc). The game has fewer commentary options, but still has plenty like German, English, Spanish and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Reset button killed my control pad

While not paying attention, I accidentally reset the new controller for our PlayStation. Now, when I connect it with the cable, it displays the message 'unknown USB device connected'. How can I fix ...
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How am I supposed to defeat Iblis (Silver's Story)?

This boss is extremely difficult. I know how to catch the huge fireball, but when I counter-attack with the huge fireball and he does the waves of flames, he destroys the entire foothold. When I ...
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Troubleshooting my PS3

My PS3 Slim CECH-2501a was having some trouble, I think with overheating, so I popped it open with the help of ifixit's tutorial and cleaned it. After putting it back together however, I started ...
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PS3 Save runs very slow on PC

I've always played Skyrim on PS3 but now I'm moving to PC, so I've taken the save form the console and put it on my computer. The problem is that when it loads, it's completely lagged, it takes ...
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“80710a06” Error when attempting to visit Tumblr from my PS3

I tried to visit Tumblr but instead I got this error "80710a06". When I searched I came up with three or four articles/discussions about when PSN went down three years ago. But PSN is not down and I ...
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Livestream no longer working on Black Ops 2 on PS3

My livestream on Black Ops 2 for PS3 is no longer working. I tried to livestream, it allowed me to for short periods of time for like two days. Now whenever I try to, it doesn't let me at all. Both my ...
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Companions “Glory of the dead” bug PS3

I can't get the glory of the dead quest from Vilkas, I only get "Jobs" from Vilkas and the other two leaders. I have done all other companions quests.
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Cause of mysterious PS3 connection drops and lag?

I'm having an interesting problem with my roommate's PS3. It was working relatively fine until I changed the router password. When I attempted to change the network configuration for the PS3 to use ...
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Multiplayer Euro 2012 tournament

Is the tournament mode, within the UEFA Euro 2012 add-on for FIFA 12, single-player only? The usual ways of adding in players/selecting more teams doesn't seem to exist.
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MI6 SPEC OPS: What difficulty rating should I use to get 4 stars?

Playing on the PS3 version of Goldeneye 007 Reloaded. Just completed my first MI6 OPS mission (station - stealth) and I used default modifiers and got myself two stars for the effort. Bearing in mind ...
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Maximizing the 4 weeks of training before a fight

In Fight Night Round 4, in the Legacy mode, how do I efficiently use the 4 weeks of training before a fight? Is it better to start to start with Skills training or Athletics training? Is it OK to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Skyrim ps3- Dragon Glitching

There is a dragon, south of Markarth, that is registered as an enemy on the mini map, but when I go to kill it, it doesn't start attacking me like it should. I get it's health points to 0, but it ...
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Playstation - Game and DLC different countries

Can I play a PS3 game bought in Korea with the Canadian DLC? Here's the situation: PlayStation 3 PSN: Canadian Physical game: Korean (FFXIII-2) DLC: bought using Canadian PSN
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Where are the maps I downloaded for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2?

I downloaded the Uprising and Apocalypse map packs for Black Ops 2 but once they were done installing I could not find the maps. Where are they? I am using a PS3 if that helps.
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Trying to connect a PS 3 controller to OS X El Capitan

I have a PS3 controller I want to connect to my MacBook. And when I open my Bluetooth settings, it shows I have successfully connected the controller. However when I try to use any software that maps ...
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Main story of Gta5 ps3 missions won't load

I finished the Merryweather heist and no more missions are loading I'm not sure what I need to do, I haven't played in awhile help would he greatly appreciated!
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Unknown USB stick included with new ps3 controller

This may be obvious but I recently bought a PS3 controller and I also received a USB stick with two settings on it marked "RX" and "FC" - the latter has a small button next to it. No manual was ...
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Why doesn't my PS3 screen fit the TV?

My PS3 screen seems to not want to fit the TV. I tried messing around with the displays and it doesn't help at all I even put it to 720 yeta with no results. How can I get it to fit?
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No blinking lights on PS3 controller

I have two joystick for PS3 one is the original from Sony but the other on isn't and uses a usb Bluetooth what happens is that I can't work whit both at the same time, when the Sony runs of battery ...
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Metal Gear Solid V TPP freezes PS3

I'm trying to play MGS5 on my ps3 but after the initial installation, it creates the savedata and then it freezes while on the loading screen (dualshock doesn't work, I have to shut it down by ...
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Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PS3 includes DLC on disc or as a voucher code?

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition includes all previously released DLC. But is it loaded on disc or is it a one-time use only voucher code with an expiration date?
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What is the SHV stat in NBA Jam?

What does SHV mean? Shove? If so, getting shoved or shoving? I'm referring to NBA Jam for PS3. SHV seems to replace the stat Injuries (or Injured, or something like that) for the original arcade ...
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New TV, Skyrim broke!

I recently bought a 50" 4k Phillips TV, just plugged the PS3 into it to play Skyrim, but now when I look around the screen turns funnily, as if when I moved the stick it was set to snap to a certain ...
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Playstation 3 controllers won't connect or turn on even when connected via cable

All of a sudden both my PS3 controllers won't light up or connect even when directly connected with a cable. I thought it might just be a dead battery but the controller wont' light up or turn on at ...
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Multiplayer mode glitches, including “lost connections” and inaccessible weapons

Yesterday I was playing ME3 multiplayer for PS3. I usually use an N7 demolisher engineer with an M-7 lancer, but today when I logged in into the multiplayer, some of my weapons were gone, including ...
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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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BluRay drive gets no power

The BluRay drive went dead and I replaced it twice with new ones, and there is still no power getting to it. I changed the ribbons (cables?) twice. The PS3 starts up and I can play downloaded games. ...
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No surround sound over HDMI ARC

I've been using a philips home theater for surround sound in my setup for quite some time now. I connect all my devices to my Sony TV with HDMI, and then use the HDMI ARC port to connect back to the ...
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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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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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PS3 lost network whilst patching Injustice: Gods Among Us, and now won't re-download patch

Recently I've encountered a problem. Well, it wasn't a problem at the beginning, but now my PS3 can't even start downloading a patch. What happened step-by-step: I booted my PS3 Started the game (...
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PS3 not reading DVD discs, but its reading blu-ray discs. Why?

Having issues with my Playstation 3 not reading DVD discs, but its reading blu-ray games and not blu-ray movies. very odd issue. Does anyone know exactly what the issue might be? I'm thinking its ...
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PS3 slow loading on all games when using hard drives bigger than 160GB+

Has anyone run into the issue of having a slow loading system? Currently any game I put in the system takes about 2-3 minutes just to load into the title screen. I tested this with Last of Us. I'm ...