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My ps3 will play cd's dvd's and ps2 games, but won't play ps3 games. The 2 ps3 games i am trying to play have worked in the past , but now they will not read.

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Try watching a blueray movie if u have one but if u know wat colour the light is on the ps3 when u load the ps3 games that will help a lot and if u know how to fix ps3 error 80710102 it will help

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However, if you do have the correct console model, then there isn’t much to know for learning how to play PS2 games on PS3. Simply insert the game CD or DVD (many original Playstation games are also supported thankfully), and the game will start up. Sometimes, it will tell you that you can’t play the game, but simply hook your PS3 up via wireless or ethernet connection and update the firmware (which also provides improved compatibility with newer versions of Blu-ray discs). Often, this will fix the problems, but not all PS and PS2 games are supported (although most are).
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