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Contollers Wanted to know if i can use PS1 controllers on PS2...Are they compatabile??

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Depend of the game, if the game need a DualShock 2 the ps1 controller is not compatible. Check in the box of the game. "DUALSHOCK 2 Required"
If you play a ps1 game in ps2 is 100% compatible.

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