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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Why won't the cultist spawn?

I killed Golem, so I went to check my dungeon to defeat the lunatic cultist and when I get there I found nothing. Is there a glitch on PS3?
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If I stick a blank hard drive into my PS3 will it work?

On Christmas Day 2010 my PS3 stopped reading discs so I bought a new one, took the hard drive out of the old one, wiped/formatted it and used it as a portable hard drive. But today I've found a ...
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What are the dangers of your PS3 shutting down when it's not supposed to?

Various PlayStation 3 operations prompt you not to shut down your console while they are in progress. For example, you are to avoid shutting down your console while performing one of the following: ...
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How do you fix correct hard drive not found error on PS3?

I upgraded the hard drive of my 60 GB Playstation 3 to a 300 GB one. Everything works great, except for occasionally when you start the PS3 up it will freeze at an error screen saying that the ...
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Did my son get hacked?

My son just received a used PS3 system from a good friend who had upgraded. He was playing Call of Duty last night online. I was watching him play. Suddenly he got really upset and started going on ...
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PS3 super slim bricked

I have a ps3 super slim and it is bricked. It turns on but does not deliver any image (tv keeps saying that there is no signal) and the controls do not recognize it (it keeps blinking all the red ...
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Help my ps3 is not working

My Ps3 comes on. I have tried 2 different HDMI cables. I have done the reset to restore video settings. Neither of these worked I have even done a factory reset and still nothing. Sometimes it will ...
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What are the numbers in the upper right corner?

In Call-Of-Duty Black-OPS and Modern-Warfare-2, there are 2 series of numbers in the upper right corner. I thought they could be be an IP but one of these numbers is 0 in MW2. I thought they could ...
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Can I play night or community operations in PS3?

So I heard that Battlefield 4 has free maps for Playstation 3. I went to the store, and there really was Night Operations and Community Operations, freely downloadable. Installed it, but the problem ...
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Crashing on Plants vs Zombies for PS3

I'm experiencing lots of issues with PvZ on PS3: The game crashes whenever I enter the Zen Garden (but this worked before) The game greatly slows down on Survival Endless It regularly freezes in-game ...
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Sharing saves with different user accounts on the same PS3

I recently came home with a shiny PS3 game and my wife and I were so excited to start playing that we didn't pay attention/didn't care which account was currently active. So 2 days later, after 18 ...
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Dungeon defenders online

There's an offer of Dungeon Defenders on the PS Store this weekend, but before buying it, does anyone knows if the game can still be played online? I read on some webpages that Gamespy was shutting ...
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GTA Online, What happens if I DONT transfer my avatar?

I have GTA online on PS3. My avatar has a nice place and some decent cars. I just got a PS4 and GTA Online for it. I have a friend who has GTA:O on his PS3. I learned I can't play with him on the PS4 ...
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PS3 sometimes launch and sometimes don't

Somebody gave me a PS3, and when I power it on, (From no light to red light) it stays on. Then, after I push the power again, the light changes to green and I can hear the disk start to spin, and then ...
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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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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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Can't cash in Barry medal in Jetpack Joyride

I've done all missions and got level 75 Barry medal, but I didn't cash in straight away. Now that I want to cash in, it won't let me. It's an option on the missions screen but I cannot select it. I've ...
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Cross play for ps3 and psvita

How does this work? Does it allow people who bought games for ps3 to play it also on their ps vita? Or does it require to be downloaded on the playstation network in order for it to be playable on any ...
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How can I deactivate an account on my ps3?

If I deactivate an account on my PS3 system, will I be able to use the games I have downloaded on another user's account, or will it get rid of them too?
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How can I make PS3 recognize an HDMI to VGA converted cable as a displayable screen?

I tried to hook my PS3 up to a projector using an hdmi cable converted to vga, but it doesn't seem to want to recognize it as a screen, and it keeps pulsing video but not sustaining it. Does anyone ...
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Does the Logitech F710 work on the PS3?

I can't stand the DualShock controller. Seriously, my thumb muscles start hurting. So I've been considering getting the Logitech F710 or F510. Do they work on the PS3? Are there any limitations?
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Cannot find Aela on second werewolf totem

I am on the second totem and have successfully retrieved it, but Aelia went missing and I don't know where she went. I looked for her everywhere - all the houses she might be in. When I try to get ...
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Can I remotely control my PS3 with my laptop?

Is there any way that a laptop can be used to control a PS3? Most of my searches have turned up articles aimed in the other direction (using a PS3 controller on a computer), but I've not found ...
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Playstation 3 on PC Monitor

I tried to hook my Playstation 3 using HDMI to my monitors DVI port via an HDMI-to-DVI adapter. The monitor does not display anything. I connected the same display to my laptop via HDMI with the same ...
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My PS3 wont connect to the T.V. or the controller?

Last night my PS3 was working fine, and now it won't connect with the controller or the HDMI port, but it turns on. When I turn it on, I have to hold the power button just for it to turn off. Also ...
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How to use PS3 controller via Bluetooth?

I'm using Windows 10. I've two USB Bluetooth adapter. One of them used to connect my magic keyboard and magic mouse. The other one to connect my PS3 Controller to my PC. I use SCPToolkit but when I ...
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How to move PS3 digital games to a Xbox One console

So just today I got a Xbox One with only one game, I have spent my birthday money to get it all. The thing is, is that how will I be able to move my digital PS3 games to the Xbox One? I have Minecraft ...
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“You did not create this game data. File cannot be loaded” error message

I got a used PS3 from a friend and started playing under an an account just named 'user'. I didn't think anything of it. I never connected to the Internet or anything. I'm not really an online player ...
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Destiny storage solution

Activision are offering a storage solution to those affected by TTK(The Taken King) update, for those with only 20GB storage. What is this solution?
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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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Where do you enter the Mercenaries Level for the Catacombs in Resident Evil 6?

I got Resident Evil 6 (pre-order) for Playstation 3 and it came with a code for the Mercenaries Level (Catacombs). I want to enter the code so I can unlock the level, but I can't figure out where/how ...
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Can Portal 2 co-op be played between PC and PS3 Steam linked accounts?

The PS3 version of Portal 2 comes with a code to link it to a Steam account. Apparently this allows you to play on both the PC and PS3 with one purchase. Can this be used to play co-op between the ...
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I have a PS4 and a PS3 and a PS+ account. Can I play GTA V online with the same character on BOTH platforms?

I have two houses and I have a PS4 at one house and a PS3 at the other. I want to be able to play GTA V online with the same character and the same progress, is that possible?
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Can you wipe a ps3 clean to sell but keep the downloaded games on it

Can i wipe clean a ps3 for sale while keeping the downloaded games on it? Or will that leave me vulnerable to cc theft or other fraud.
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Till when are God of War Saga vouchers valid?

God of War saga is a collection of 5 games for the PS3, of which 2 are available through a PSN voucher code. From what I've read, the validity of the vouchers was extended till 3/31/2014 and then 3/31/...
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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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PS3 Minecraft Main Account Exit Game

I have Minecraft on my PS3. I play often with my family, with all four of us using the same PS3. When I have to leave, I would like to be able to exit the game, but I am the main account. If I exit ...
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How do I level up guns?

None of my guns are leveling up, I am at level 17 and my guns are level 1 with no points towards them. I've killed many guys and more then enough to level up some guns but they are not changing at all....
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PS3 wont boot to Safe Mode, runs for 5 seconds and powers off.

My PS3 won't turn on. I attempt to start it up in Safe Mode but it wont stay "on" long enough to boot. The unit emits two beeps and then turns off. What alternative methods can I use to boot to Safe ...
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Do PSone Classics have trophies?

I'm seriously considering getting the PSOne Classics edition of Final Fantasy Origins, but I'm just wondering: Do PSOne Classics releases have trophies? Thanks!
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How does the PS3 handle 21:9 aspect ratio displays?

I'm thinking of buying a 21:9 aspect ratio monitor because I do a lot of work editing documents and the super widescreen would be very helpful for that. Since I also intend to use this monitor with ...
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Stuck on a screen asking me to connect my controller [closed]

So I bought a PS3 and played a game yesterday. Today the screen is stuck on a black screen that says "connect the controller using a USB cable, then press the PS button". I have a wireless controller, ...
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If I log into a PS3 with another account, will it forget the old user's password?

I know somebody with a PS3 and I want to log into my old PSN account but I'm scared it'll log him out and he doesn't know his PSN password.
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PS3 keeps saying my WPA key is wrong

I am having a bad time with my PS3 which I've had for about 2 years, PS3 slim with 120GB HDD. I've ran across a problem with my WiFi connecting to it. My PS3 doesn't accept my WPA2 key, I've changed ...
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Is it possible to reformat a PS3 hard drive externally and then flash a working system image onto the hard drive?

I wanted to know if it would be possible for me to remove the hard drive from my PS3 (it seems corrupted, I don't have a working controller, and I want to avoid spending money to get it repaired and/...
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Is Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare cross-play compatible between Xbox 360 and PS3?

Can you play Xbox 360 with Call of Duty Advanced Warfare online with Call of Duty Advanced Warfare for PS3?
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How do I create a backup of my PS3?

I've got two ps3 and, on the second one, I've tried to sign in with my account to download a game (GTA5) but I couldn't find it in the downloaded content section. So I thought that I may try to do a ...
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How can I use a Logitech Driving Force GT in GTA5 & NFS on PS3?

I've bought a Logitech Driving Force GT for PS3. mostly for playing GTA 5 with it. However it didn't work at all in GTA5, the Speed Brake Pedal And Accelerator aren't being recognised. Does anyone ...
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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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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.