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Any idea why PS2 games no longer work on PS3 80gb system? They worked just fine yesterday and ni=ow I can only play ps3 games. The ps2 game start to load and then there is a black screen

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  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    I already updated the system...same problem

  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    still not working

  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    my ps3 hasn't been moved from anyone, and it reads the ps3 games

  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    need more help

  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    YES

  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    ok, please give a different solution, I DID updated the system

  • francescasan Feb 11, 2009

    how it got corrupted?

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Did PS3 do a update?

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    Did PS3 do a update?

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Well there has been a compatibility issue but have you downloaded the new updates?

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Please check this link for all your question relating PS3
http://www.us.playstation.com/PS3/Systems/FAQs

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Sounds like a dirty lens incapable to read properly. it may have become misaligned from shaking or rough handling.

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    ok, i did some checking. the actual software on board that decodes the ps2 disk is corrupt. this can only be repaired by the manufacture. you will have to send it in for this repair.

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Reset the ps3 and try a software update.

http://www.us.playstation.com/Support/SystemUpdates/PS3

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Please try to update the firmware of your unit.You can download the latest firmware from the Sony website.

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I live in South Africa and bought a PS3 Baseball game. It works in my PS2 but not in the PS3, because of the zone code. What is the correct zone code


I assume you bought a PS2 game that works on your PS2 system but not on your PS3 system since a PS3 game will never work on a PS2.

Since not all PS3 systems can play PS2 games, you need to first check the model number of your PS3 system. If you look at the back of your PS3, there should be a serial number somewhere that starts with "CECH", followed by one more letter and a couple numbers (e.g. "CECHC02"). Unless the model number starts with "CECHA", "CECHB", "CECHC", or "CECHE", you won't be able to play PS2 games on your PS3.

If your PS3 can play PS2 games, then you need to make sure that the region of the PS2 game matches the region of your PS3. The region of the PS2 game can be found in the upper-right corner of the front of the box the game came in. The four regions are: "NTSC U/C", "NTSC J", "NTSC C", and "PAL".

Once you know the model number of the PS3 and the region of the PS2 game, you can tell if the PS2 game should work on the PS3. Use the following chart to determine if your game and system are compatible:

Last two digits of your PS3 model number: Playable PS2 game region
00: NTSC J
01: NTSC U/C
02: PAL
03: PAL
04: PAL
05: NTSC J
06: NTSC J
07: NTSC J
08: PAL
09: NTSC C
11: NTSC U/C
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My ps3 will load ps2 games and play them but when i put a ps3 game in it wont even load it ? it was ok yesterday


HI,,

PS2 DOESNT SUPPORT P3 GAMES...

LENSES DIFFER FROM EACH OTHER..

NEED PS3 GAMES TO PLAY WITH PS 3
PS2 GAMES TO PLAY WITH PS2

TNKS

RABBANEES

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My PS3 can't only PS2 games!!! 80028F17


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PS3 is backwards compatible with PS2 games, and USED to play them


In Playstation Store, you should download (for free) the PS2 SYSTEM DATA (something like this).
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Playing ps2 games on ps3


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Is it a problem from a patch or a virus probably?

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