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PS3 with PS2 games

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I have a problem, I have recently recieved a PS3 as a gift from my Uncle in Chana. I have tryed to use my PS2 games in the console. The PS3 just comes up with region restrictions. When I go to the settings and then CD settings, there is an opption for the region code, which is 4 digets and from 0-9. Is there a way I can get that code!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I stay in South Africa.

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  • brentv Dec 24, 2007

    I have same problem also live in S.Africa and machine was bought in China, also doesn't play SA Dvd's!

  • brentv May 11, 2010

    my machine is a 80gb console and it won't play dvd's and stuff from my region bought in china and I live in south africa!



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What setting is it because i would be glad to help

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Well, buying stuff like that from over seas is a bad idea for 1. there are fake game consoles out there. well in china anyway, they are not sony authentic. they look 100% alike but the insides use knock off cheaper parts. dont buy your **** over seas like thatr inlease you know for a fact its coming from sony 100%.

now only the 60 and 80gb play ps2 games

i own a repair shop and i have never heard anything about a code to get pass this. if there even is one. there might not even be a code even tho it ask for 1. gl

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Override code 0000 may work !!!!
I have a Singapore PS3 80g and I can acess this and change it to UK but it still says its the wrong region!!!!

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

Override code 0000 may work

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Is it a 40gb console because if it is it won't play ps2 games

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