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PS3 I would like to play PS2 games on my Sony PS3 console. Is there a software package available off the internet that I can download onto my PS3 console to enable me to play PS2 games?

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Also, be sure to update your ps3 with the latest software update (currently, at this time, it is version 1.90). This will make your PS1 and PS2 games looked vastly improved over how they look on the ps3 without the updated drivers. I have included the link to their website so you can view for yourself what the newest drivers add (better DVD viewing, wireless keyboard support, adjusting screen display settings while in the middle of playing a PS1 or PS2 game...just to name a few). http://www.us.playstation.com/ps3/network/updates?DCMP=ILC-PS3_1304&LINK=PS3SU

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Ps3 supports over 1000 ps1 and ps2 titles. Make sure you hook your ps3 up to the internet and download the latest firmware updates. Odds are your system will be able to play all or most of your ps2 games once you update the ps3 online.

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Well sorry to tell you this but the 120 gig ps3 does not have any backwards capabilities whatsoever. There is no downloads to make ps2 games work. Either the sales person bold faced lied to you, or they had no clue what they were selling. Sony only came out with 2 systems that have backwards capabilities, the 60 and 80 gig systems, although they are limited and the 80 requires a download. Sorry for the headache, if I were you I would give that sales person a good piece of my mind.

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you need to check how many gigabytes you have left in memory because every ps2 game you use has to make its own folder in the ps3 which each one uses alot of the memory so if you play alot of differnt games and are in the middle of saved games for ex. final fantasy they use lot of memory so check that and a easy way is to delete some of your non used things like pictures or demos you downloaded from th internet and things like those

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