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I have Japan sony play station 3. It doesn't read sony play station 2 disks,why?even DVD disks . . .there written that it not support PAL format,what shall I do?I live in Kazakhstan in Almaty

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  • yaarc Nov 11, 2007

    I have india sony play station 3. It doesn't read sony play station 2 disks,why?even DVD disks i purchased from usa. . .there written that it not start bcoz of region restriction.,what shall I do?I live in india in ahmedabad

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    i have bought more ps3 games one had to upgrade i tried a ps2 game then and didn`t work.

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It might be because the 40gb ps3 dont read ps2 games is the only console of the four consoles 20gb 40g 60gb 80b that dosent read ps2 games

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Ps2 discs are region locked ps3 games are not so are some dvds the are region locked if you seriously want to play the ps2 games buy them from japan

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