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Brand new PS3 system and cant play ratchet and clank cause not enough memory

My ps3 works find it load all my games but for some reason Ratchet and clank will not work. It says hdd does not have sufficient memory or something and to to exit of the game

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  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2008

    i have the exact same problem sheltwon..what did u do to fix it??

  • TBown67 Apr 25, 2008

    Bought a new PS3, 40GB version and am having the same issue.  Worked fine on my old PS3 system.  Will try the proposed solution.

  • RaeJosh Sep 08, 2008

    I just brought my son an 80gig PS3, but when I tried to load ratchet and clank it came up with the same message as above. The only other game on it was lego starwars. I tried deleting that but now it's gone and ratchet and clank still wont load....... Any ideas?? I've sent an email off to sony but my son wants to play it now - not wait for them to reply...

  • michaelweb22 Sep 26, 2008

    I have a new 80gb ps3 which works find it load all my games but for some reason Ratchet and clank will not work. It says hdd does not have sufficient memory or something and to to exit of the game

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    Same issue. Brand new PS3 80GB, RC included in the package but does not work.

  • sassb Nov 23, 2008

    Ratchett and Clank could not start because it said it didn't have enough disk space. I loaded 700mb of music onto the system and it started working immediately.

    Thanks so much for the help!

  • zach demaray
    zach demaray Dec 03, 2008

    i just bought my ps3 yesterday and haven't played anything or even done anything, but it still says i need to clear space for 419mb for Ratchet and clank. I've already tried all the solutions including adding 500mb of memory onto the hdd-it didn't do a thing

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    I have the same problem

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Same pi cant figure out whats wrong

  • kirstyab Dec 30, 2008

    Virtually brand new system 80G and it says not enough space to play this game......

  • bj001u2483 Dec 30, 2008

    new ps3 80gb wont play ratchet and clank tools of destruction it says not enough memory and there is nothing on it please help

  • trancemaster Jan 15, 2009

    My brand new PS 3 says i should free up space, when I havent even loaded a single thing on it yet. Very frustrating

  • hiuohoh Jan 18, 2009

    WTF is this stupid thing, mine wont work either... Brand New Never Played a single game, never put nething on it and it says its full...

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    this **** doesn't work..

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    Same here :O

  • janz3 Mar 21, 2009

    Brand new 80 gb system ps3 says not enough memory to play ratchet and clank needs 419 mb and ask me to delte something. This is brand neww and is the first game I tried. WTF!

  • BloodNinja Apr 10, 2009

    Yea brand new PS3 straigth form the box. Installed GT5 which made me update the firmware. rather than the slightly dated version from the cd i went online and got the LATEST version 2.70.

    Installed, rebooted etc, and then GT5 played sweet. put rachet and clank : Tools of destruction in (brand new from case."you cannot play this game as you require 435mb of space on your HDD" etc. I check my HDD it has 65G of unused space...
    Tried what you all said, put **** loads of .. well **** onto it, in form of movies and mp3s. filled it with a Gig of junk and... HURRAH! you're all legends. Thanks a bunch guys. Works fine now.. (wierd bug or what?)

    Similar to this fault, once again a brand new game on the same brand new 80G ps3. "burnout:paradise" tells me it cannot load the game as the trophies cannot be found. It's brand new and hence i have NO trophies... God knows how to fix this... lemme know if you can. nathan.l.ross at gmail dot com many thanks

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    how do u load 500mb of data onto the system?



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Hi, my sons did the same. i went into the save data files and deleted the ratchet and clank data then restarted ps3 and put the game back in. this time it worked and we've had no problems since.

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I just reformatted my drive and allotted 10gb to the ps3 system- it worked for mine when nothing else would.

Posted on Dec 04, 2008


Found a working solution - simply copy about 500MB of any data onto your HDD and the game will play - no problems.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

The solution i got here worked. Supposely ratchet and clank have a bug making it think it needs more memory than it does so if you clear some space then it should work than you can add everything lata
i guess you will have to save some of your info on a sd card or something

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

  • Tina Howe
    Tina Howe Oct 11, 2013

    Do you have any idea how to get rathcet and clank out of that prison on Going Comando? I'm stuck at the point when rathcet has to jump on these disaapearing platforms and one of them isn't flat and I can't get ratch on to it. I'm stuck there.


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Load 500MB or more of music, pictures or something on the system like mentioned above. It will start immediately. Thanks for the advice. I was very frustrated trying to get it to work on a brand new system that didn't have anything taking up any space.

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