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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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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PS3 / Dragon Age: Can I heal members outside my party?

I'm currently in the Redcliffe village battle and although the first part was really easy, I'm struggling on the downhill area. I've been using my mage to heal and create stuns but everyone slowly ...
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Will I keep my local trophics if I create my first PSN account?

I've never had internet so I've never had my ps3 hooked up to the internet. I have gained about 10 plats playing solely offline, and worked really hard on that. I've just got a chance to bring my ps3 ...
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How can I play Dungeon Defenders cross-platform PC-PS3?

I found this: Does Dungeon Defenders support cross-platform multiplayer? So my question is not "if" but "how". How can I (on PC) play with PS3 players, or vice-versa?
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PS3 account change

How do i change account details from one user to another. I created the account then set up account and let my daughter play her game and then created extra users to find that she is now set up under ...
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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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Tips for the “Beat Zico” trophy

This is one of the hardest trophies I have ever tried to obtain! I'm doing all of the barrel rolls from this video to get the time needed: Even then I only come ...
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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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Is there any way to get past the glitch in Crash Site when in the plane

My other half is stuck in "Crash Site" in Black Ops. Having made it up to the plane she can't get the China Lake to appear and continue on. Having roamed all the way around the plane nothing triggers. ...
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Prestige level reset to 0 in Modern Warfare 3? [duplicate]

I was Prestige 17: Level 50, playing Search & Destroy in a lobby. I left the game and the next thing I know I'm Prestige 0: Level 0. I played a couple of games of Team Deathmatch and now I'm ...
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Ultimate Vault Hunter mode pack 2 not working

I purchased Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition on PlayStation 3, and I have downloaded and installed all the included DLC's. Everything works fine. When I reached level 61, I purchased and ...
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If I buy a game from PSN on ps3 Is it permanently mine?

If I buy a game from PSN, will I be able to play it without Wi-Fi?
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How do you take screenshots in GTA V?

I would like to take screenshots in GTA V on my PS3, but it's not possible from the XMB bar. I looked around on the Internet and I see a lot of people talking about a capture card, but these are for ...
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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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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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Convert PS3 save to PS4?

There's plenty of games that have come out for both PS3 and PS4, usually some time apart. South Park: The Stick of Truth is the most recent example, and the one I'm most keen on checking. I've got a ...
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Shadow of Mordor on PS3

I've heard that Shadow of Mordor is not as good on the PS3 as on the newer PS4. Graphics aside, are there any differences in gameplay between the two consoles?
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How do I sort my downloaded PS3 games by size?

I'm out of space on my PlayStation 3 and would like to remove the games with the largest download sizes. I don't see an option to sort by size. Is there some way I can do this?
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Where can I find my wishlist when browsing the Playstation store?

I like to keep track of the games I want to buy sometime down the line. Since most of said games are on steam, that's a rather easy task. However, there are also some games I want to pick up for my ...
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How to mix PS3- and PC-Sound for one headset? [closed]

I like to play games on my PS3 while I'm talking to my mates on Teamspeak on my PC. So I switch to PTT (Push To Talk) on Teamspeak to not broadcast my TV-Sound all the time and simply play. That is ...
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Is it a common bug, that the screen turns blue and textures become missing indoors in Fallout: New Vegas? Is there a solution?

I have been playing Fallout: New Vegas quite a bit, despite the following bug. It occured after only playing for a couple of hours and even persisted after I cleared the game data and reinstalled ...
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If I delete a game I downloaded, can I reinstall it later?

If I remove a game on my PS4 to save space, will I always have that game, even if it is a PS+ title and can always install it again?
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How can I install Firefox on the PS3?

As the title suggests, I'm trying to install Firefox on the PS3. Can it be done? Or is it possible to install any other browser?
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Are PS3 games exactly the same between PAL and NTSC?

I know that PS3 games are region free. I'm not sure whether there is any sort of quality difference if you play PAL games on an NTSC PS3 or vice versa. Does anyone know?
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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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Do I need to be familiar with the PS3 controller to succeed in Demons Souls?

I am intrigued by the Multiplayer offered by Demon Souls, and after hearing so much about it I am quite keen to give it a try. The problem is I have not touched a PS3 controller before (and it has ...
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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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Transfering ps3 psn account to ps4

I know we can have same psn account on ps3 and ps4 but after transfering to ps4 can I still play my ps3 games online?
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Does Uncharted have trophies on the PS3?

I just played Uncharted: Drake's Fortune a couple months ago, and I noticed that it didn't have trophies. I looked online for more info, and I thought I read somewhere that they added them or ...
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Can you play PSP games on a PS3 (without hacks)?

Is it possible to play a game PSP bought from the Playstation Store without a PSP? Also, is it possible to hook a PSP up to your PS3, and if so, can you play games on the PS3 with the PS3 controller?...
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Does the Playstation have a marketplace like Xbox 360 does?

I recently decided to move my entire gaming activity away from the PC (and steam) to a console for many reasons, including my reluctance to constantly upgrade my PC. Since I already had an Xbox 360 ...
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How do I hijack a vehicle?

What's the trick with fighting the driver when trying to hijack a military vehicle in Just Cause 2? I keep getting killed every time I try this. I have the difficulty set on 'experienced', and given ...
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How do I get my $50 PSN credit after my first Playstation Card purchase?

The PS3 menu shows an offer to sign up for a Playstation card and receive $50 worth of Playstation Network (PSN) points after the first purchase. How does this work, do I get the points immediately, ...
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Call of Duty MW3 Prestige token lost

I just prestiged #2 and I received my prestige token. My extention cord was accidently pulled out and my system powered off. When I turned it back on and started up MW3, it told me I have 0 prestige ...
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Will the extra zombie maps for Black Ops be made available in the PlayStation Store?

Since the normal copy of Black Ops will only give you 3 Zombie maps, is there any chance of the extra zombie maps coming to sale to the PlayStation Store or perhaps free download? Need to know about ...
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Why am I losing customization in Borderlands 2?

I seem to have the same problem as the person who asked Borderlands 2, skin and head problems?. They didn't get any kind of answer that would help me, so I'm going to add more detail: I play split-...
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Leveling post level 70

Dungeon Defenders for PS3 finally got updates fixing many bugs and raising the level cap. However the amount of experience required just to go up a single level past level 70 is more than all previous ...
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Is it possible to load a save file from a game of another region (PS3)?

I played Batman: Arkham Asylum (BLES) for a while and got almost all the available trophies (the PS3 equivalent of achievements). Yesterday I bought the Collector's Edition (BLUS) and I noticed that I ...
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What is the best way to clear the harder trials in SSFIV on PS3 without a fightstick?

My main is Ryu and even tho I've beaten the game on the hardest setting and gotten my rank just about to B online I still am having trouble beating about half of the trials. I was just wondering if ...
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What is an “analog face button”?

I was reading up on the PS4 Arstechnia via Slashdot And the new PS4 controller is getting rid of the "analog face buttons" that were on the PS3 controller. What is that referring to? The Start/Select ...
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Will my saved games work with a new copy of Skyrim?

I played Skyrim on my Playstation 3 last year. I ended up selling my copy of Skyrim to my friend, but now that they've released DLC for Skyrim on PS3, I'd like to start playing that. Will this new ...
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Is the blue-ray drive in the PS3 user replacable?

My PS3 Blue-Ray Drive cannot read any disks anymore Is there a possibility to replace the drive with a normal standard spare parts?
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Can you transfer a profile between PS3s?

I have just bought my own PS3, after using my brothers for the last few months. I was wondering if I could copy/transfer my profile and saved game data from his PS3 to my new one and if so how to go ...
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Why can't I play Street Fighter 4 online between different versions?

I have Super Street Fighter 4 + Arcade Edition DLC and all costumes. My friend has Super Street Fighter 4. We are trying to play against each other, but when I receive an invite, I can't join in his ...
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Can I get a save for PS3 that alters Mass Effect 1 decisions?

As I can't seem to find Mass Effect 1 on PS3 and have been informed that it was made for 360 only, is there any way to get a save for PS3 to make the changes in ME3 based on decisions made in it, or ...
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The Forsworn Conspiracy

So went to Markarth to do the forsworn conspiracy and I got to the first part got everyone's diaries and talked to a bunch of people about Weylin and Margaret. When I go back to see Eltry hes already ...
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How do I install the PS3 OS on a new HDD?

My HDD is starting to make noise and I think it's time for me to change it. I have the old 60Gb PS3. I was wondering the PS3 installs it's OS. Do I just have to switch the HDD and let the PS3 install ...
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Does a Playstation 3 support Jumbo Frames?

So I basically want to transfer some media from my PC to the Playstation 3 over my Gigabit Ethernet network. I noticed my transfer speeds aren't that hot, and I verified that I DO have a Gigabit ...
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Is there a spec difference between the PS3 slim models?

Is there any difference between, for example, a 160GB model and a 320GB model aside from the HDD size? Does any model have newer, more powerful components? Wikipedia suggests that there isn't a ...
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Do challenges eventually disappear in Prototype?

I've just picked up prototype, and have gotten to the stage where you can roam freely around the city and pick up missions. This includes challenge missions (perhaps they have a different name? I can'...

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