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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Can I transfer a profile onto a different PS3 account?

My dad set up a PS3 profile for me a while ago on his PS3 with an account he made since I didn't have my own e-mail address at the time. Now I have my own PS3 and e-mail address and would like to ...
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Can Catherine for PS3 be switched to the Japanese voice actors?

I was thinking of getting Catherine for PS3 but then I found out that it looks like you might not be able to choose the Japanese voice actors and I am kind of a snob about that sort of thing. Does ...
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Got Destiny Legendary edition. Can't redeem those 3 weapons, neither the dlcs

yesterday I got Destiny Legendary edition. It came with 2 folders. One with the taken king's code, and another one with 3 weapons. I redeemed them on PSN, I could "download" that 100kb something, but ...
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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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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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Can you use a ps3 account for free ps+ on ps4

I read a thing were if you have a ps3 account you can use that account on ps4 to play online for free is this true?
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Is it normal for PS3 controllers to constantly lose their charge?

I've noticed for quite a while now that all of my PS3 controllers lose their charge even if they are not being actively used (I have three, this almost always means that by the time the one I am ...
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Transferring Data from old to new PS3

So I needed a bigger PS3 and didn't transfer my data over right when I got my new one. I have some single player games that I got really far in saved on my old one but don't want to restart them on my ...
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Display name change on PS3

Can you change your online name (gamer tag is the Xbox equivalent) on PSN like you can on Xbox Live? If so, how do you?
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Is it possible in COD:BlackOps PS3 identify who is the “host”?

Sometimes when I play Blackops, I get a "host migration". I am assuming that it's because someone who was "hosting" a session has dropped out. I notice that it tends to happen when I am doing really ...
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How can I delete all saved game data except for the last one or last few per game?

My kids and I have saved game data for many games, and for each game there are literally hundreds or thousands of saved game data files. We've reached some sort of limit on some games (Skyrim and ...
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How can I change my location (country) on my psn account?

I want to change the psn location that was set when I created my account.
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I have an Uncharted 3 redeem code for PS3 but it's expired. Can I get another?

I have an Uncharted 3 redeem code for PS3 but it's expired. Can I somehow get a working code from it?
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Transferring game data between accounts on separate PS3 units

I was playing Diablo III on my brother in-law's PS3. I got to act II. My email address for that account got hacked and Google locked it and closed it. I can't remembered the password for that ...
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Backing Up the save data on the PS3.

My hard Drive is dying and I want to back up my save data on the PS3, but I just want to back up the save data and I have soo many games and data I want to save, so, it's really boring and time ...
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Patch notes for Playstation [closed]

Where can I find patch notes and system update history for the PlayStation systems?
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Internal PS3 HDD Replacement

Is there any limit as to what size/type of hard drive you can replace in the Playstation 3?
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How to access other levels on destiny

I completed the first mission im rank 2 on the game, l go to the tower and it still doesn't work, please can any of you guys help me
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Where have all the downloads gone?

I'm having trouble listing all my downloaded/purchased games/demos/extras. My "Downloads" list only lists the lasts 10/15 items I've purchased. If I search a game I see the "Purchased" icon and can ...
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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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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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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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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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