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Japanese 60gb ps3

How can /is it possible to get this to play uk ps2 games ,I put one on and it comes up with "region problem"

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Re: Japanese 60gb ps3

PS2 games and DVD movies are still region encoded. Your Japanese PS3 will not play them.

It will play Blu-ray games from any region or and Region 1 blu-ray movie.

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