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My PS3 won't load Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction

It comes up with something saying that I need to make more space but theres nothing on it, its brand new.

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Since you bought it, delete it, then go into account management and un activate your ps3 an reactivate it, an re download the game, sounds kinda weird i know but it happend to me as well for luminus and siren

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We have just purchased ratchet and clank - tools of destruction. It is telling us that our HDD has insufficient space and we need 419mb to install it. We have a 160gb PS3 and according to system...


HI there. This is a PS3 bug and the only solution available was to format the PS3.

So i would recommend you to back up your save files and then go to system settings and restore hard disk to default.

Once done, update your PS3 to the latest firmware, return your save files and then try to install Ratchet and Clank Tools of Destruction.

Please rate and comment, thank you.

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I also have that problem


For those of us eager to get some platforming action joy with Insomniac Games' latest next-gen masterpiece on the Sony PlayStation 3, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, you may have encountered a glitch that stops the fun dead in its tracks. Thankfully, a workaround has been provided by none other than Insomniac Games itself through the company's own community manager James Stevenson.

So what causes the video gaming happy to suddenly cease and desist? James Stevenson explains that like Resistance: Fall of Man, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction needs to install a few files into your hard drive for the game to actually run. Here's where things start getting a little dicey: even though you've got loads of free space on your hard drive, the game could read your hard drive as full, and therefore refuse to install. Ouch.

What's the workaround, then? It's really a simple procedure. James advises that to make the problem go away, all players need to do is either free up 500 megabytes' worth of space, or download 500 megabytes worth of data from the PlayStation Network Store. Yes, we know, it's weird, having to fill up your hard drive just so a game can detect all the loads of free space available, but if it lets us play something as good as Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, then fill up we must.

Jun 09, 2009 | Sony Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of...

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Ratchet & Clank for my PS3


delet a game wit abou 500 or more and that shud do it for ya

Feb 17, 2009 | Sony Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of...

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PS3, Ratchet & Clank, HDD Full, need 419 MB Free Space...


For some reason this software has a glitch that won't allow it to load unless you delete one of your profiles from any game. I deleted/transfered to stick a 132 MB profile from Saints row II and it loaded. I didn't need to delete 419 MB as it stated. The game loaded and plays perfectly now. I see that even a new virgin system with zero profiles does the same thing. I guess you need to download any profile of any size and delete it before you can load this one. It should have been worked out before the game was released. I am sure that there were more than a few unhappy kids Christmas morning due to this. Thank you anyway.

Jan 16, 2009 | Sony Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of...

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Game says not enough HDD space but there is 64 GB of space.


I downloaded a SoulCalibur IV demo and tried running Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction again and it allowed me to continue on to the main menu this time.

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try unplug the system and then plug it back in

Dec 30, 2008 | Sony Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of...

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I can't play ratchet and clank!!! It says not enough space but...


if you have downloaded somedemos or pics that takes some mb

Dec 27, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ratchet clank tools of destruction will not load


If the PS3 is brand new, then I had this same problem yesterday also. Download a 1 or 2 free demos and INSTALL them by selecting them after the download. Then delete the games. I tried this from the Sony PS3 Solutions page and it worked. There are other solutions in their solutions database. Good luck and happy gaming.

Dec 25, 2008 | Sony Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of...

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Just finished talking to sony 1-800-345-7669. technician said alls I had to do was download some pictures or a cd. well I put in a cd of the eagles and hit the triangle button, clicked yes for import cd, and viola, tools of destruction loaded. it may depend on the cd size, you may have to do more than one but it worked for me. I had a new ps3 out the box yesterday for xmas....

Dec 25, 2008 | Sony Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of...

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Brand new PS3 80GB - says I don't have enough HDD space!!!


this is a known big in the game , i listed the report below

We have identified a data loading issue with PS3 and Ratchet & Clank Tools of Destruction, which may affect users who boot the game up for the first time.

During the pre-game set-up procedure, game data is automatically saved to the PS3 HDD. It has been found that, on occasion, this data fails to copy to the HDD, with an on-scree message claiming that there is insufficient space to do so - despite the fact that there is in fact enough free space on the drive.

ACTION: For every 4GB of HDD space, there is a 540MB range that will cause the game to display a message indicating that there is insufficient space to create game data. This message will therefore occur when the following amount of free space is on the HDD:

- 4010-4550MB;
- 8010-8550MB;
- 12010-12550MB;
- at every subsequent 4GB interval (i.e 16010-16550MB, etc)

If the PS3 HDD is within any of these ranges when booting without game data created, this message will appear. After game data is created, this will never appear, so if a user doesnt encounter it at first, they never will. Any users who do receive this message will need to either delete data from or save data to the HDD, so that the amount of free space no longer lies within the range detailed above

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