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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What lubricant does Sony use for the PS3 analog stick?

My warranty has expired on my controllers, and I'm looking to take them apart and replace the lubricant since they are sticking/squeaky. I would like to use the best lubricant for this which is why I'...
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On Minecraft PS3 can I set up a game that either of my daughters can access without split screen?

I suspect this is a simple question but I want to set up a game that either of my daughters can access on my PS3 but which, when there's only one of them playing, doesn't split the screen and require ...
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Do i have to pay for games not installed on my ps4?

I bought Minecraft on my PS3, and have recently upgraded to a PS4. In my library on the store, it lists Minecraft as not installed, but when I go to install it, I have to pay for it. What is the ...
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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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Can I use a PS4 controller on a PS3?

I have a PS4, but I am going to my cousin's place and he has a PS3. Will my controller will be compatible with his PS3 console?
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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 wall plug chargers can be used to charge PS3 controllers?

I want to charge my PS3 controllers (SIXAXIS) without having the PS3 running (because most of the time when it's running, I'm actually using the controllers). Since the device charges over standard ...
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PS3 account sharing save data

Hey my buddy got "The Last of us" in his PS3 bundle and I got hooked on it for about 7 hours, He let me borrow the game, now when I tried taking the save copy over to my system it says I can't save ...
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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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Fallout 3 Trouble on the Homefront trophy isn't unlocking

I finished the Trouble on the Homefront quest but the trophy hasn't unlocked. Is it a glitch? Do I have to finish the quest in a certain way to unlock the trophy? I don't have any DLCs installed.
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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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Graphical deterioration in gameplay?

In skyrim I must have had about 50 hours gameplay or something on one of my older saves and the game started slowing down and sticking and the surroundings started to lose Graphical clearance ...
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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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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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Hard mode and challenge mode trophies on same play-through in R&C:A Crack In Time?

Is it possible to get the "Q-Force Champion" trophy (for completing the game on hard) during a challenge mode play-through? I completed the game on medium difficulty, and it gave me the trophies "Q-...
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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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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 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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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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Playstation Pulse headset bluetooth compatibility

Is Playstation Pulse's Bluetooth compatible with mobile devices? I saw an audio jack connected to a mobile device, but so far I haven't seen that you can connect it to a mobile device via Bluetooth. I ...
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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 we use keyboard & mouse on PS3?

Can we use wireless keyboard & mouse on PS3 with minimum loss and delay? I've searched on youtube, and i saw a lot of videos about this. But i don't think that methods would be healty. Any idea?...
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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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Solution to gameplay freezing in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune on PS3 Slim?

I've recently picked up Uncharted: Drake's Fortune from the Amazon "bargain bin" and have been playing through it. Quite a fun game, actually, but I've only managed to get to Chapter 10 ("The Customs ...
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Is there a solution to the extreme lag of Sonic 2006 on PS3?

Is there any way to make the Sonic the Hedgehog game run smooth enough for decent play on the PS3? It's unbearable, I've almost thrown the game out the window here. Every time a little bit of shadow ...
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How do you share game data between users?

I have LittleBigPlanet and Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare. I've completed LBP so now I'm playing Garden Warfare and it says I can't play. Long story short, I need to change the age restrictions I ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I use downloaded games from my PS3 on PS4?

Please let me know because I just got a PS4 but can't open it until Christmas and when I open it I wanna log in with my account and play Minecraft.
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Can I use a PC hard disk drive for my PS3?

I have a 12 GB super slim play station 3, when I bought it I thought that 12 GB would be enough for few games but it's actually not once I tried it. I was wondering if I could connect a PC hard disk ...
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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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Ps4 controller won't connect again to PS3 with cable or wireless

My PS4 controllers used to connect to my PS3 normally, however they will no longer connect via cable or wireless. I have tried resetting the controllers, and using different USB cables. I don't know ...
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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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Official PS3 Controller Keyboard as input device to PC

Is it possible to use my official PS3 Controller Keyboard (you know, the one that attaches on top of the PS3 Controller) to my Windows 7 PC? It would be nice to have functionality like touch ...
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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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Can the PS3 read any other filesystem than FAT32 for external drives?

I'm reformatting my biggest USB hard drive today. It seems like filesystem support for gaming systems is kind of in a bad place right now -- it looks like both the PS3 and the 360 both only support ...
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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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Playing with the PS3 without Hard Drive.

Is it possible to play with the PS3 without the Hard Drive? I mean, like having and usb drive with the OS and some saves from the games? My Hard Drive is dying, I think, and I want to know if this is ...
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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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PS3 bricked after firmware update

I have the PS3 Slim from 2010 I updated it today to the latest firmware version and after that it is not booting up. I tried entering to recovery but nothing shows up. The light turns on and stays ...
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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 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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Is there a way I can crouch in Assassin's Creed III on PS3?

I want to be able to crouch anytime, not just when I get into the bush, so is there a button for it or something?
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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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Can COD 3 be played cross-platform between PS3 and PS4?

I have a PS3 and want to play with and or against my buddy who has a PS4. Does this matter having different machines? It's all the same network, right?

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