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My 60 has stopped playing bluray but plays all other games

Sony sent me a new one and it also stopped working in about the same time

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  • dont_hope4me Jan 26, 2009

    no it plays ps 2 and any other,jus the ps3games wont play

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    definatly my problem,im ashamed this is the second 1 it has happened 2,and of course its just out of warrantysent me a whole new one first time,,,could this be a bad batch

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    My PS3 will play dvds and such but when I put a PS3 game it wont read it. ANyone know why or wht I can do about it.

  • daigneault May 11, 2010

    Does it not recognize any disks or just certain ones?

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I would recommend calling Sony support and telling them about it, not forgetting to mention how many times it has happened. Some important things to not are that dust is really easy to get inside the console, so you have to be careful to constantly keep it clean, especially the vents.

The older models also have a problem of the blue laser failing as the previous solution mentioned.

Google some if you can, or drop by the playstation forums, I'm sure there's something that can help.

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If it is not working with all bluray games and movies then your blu laser has gone out. to verify this Put in PS2 dvd and cds if they work then this is your problem. It will cost you 200 to fix if you are out of warenty. if it is this problem messae back and i will give you more choices

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