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I have a PS3, 80 gig thats an older model that plays some PS2 games. The problem is that it dosent play games anymore, the game starts up, then freezes part way through the opening credits. The system plays DVDs very well. I would like to know if this is fixable, or if I am just screwed. Thanks

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1. Go to network settings and disable the internet connection, and disable to media server funcionality.

2. Disable auto-sign in and then sign out if you're still signed in.

3. Disable the information bar (do not display)

4. Disable auto-save in the game

5. Delete PS3's internet cache

6. Disable PS3 screen saver

7. Turn off GTAIV game's flicker filter

8. Delete game's install data (game data utility) and game's save data (save data utility)

9.Turn off rumble

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One Surefire WayThe only way how to play PS2 games on PS3 is to have the correct version of the console. Either your Playstation 3 can play PS and PS2 games or it can’t, and there’s not much to do about it. Most of the PS3 models simply cannot play older titles as they lack the necessary hardware and firmware. However, a few models do have backwards compatibility. The 20 Gb, 60 Gb, and original 80 Gb models all have backwards compatibility, either through hardware or software emulation. The other models lack backwards compatibility, so even knowing how to play PS2 games on PS3 won’t help you out much here.
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).
There you have it. Learning how to play PS2 games on PS3 is easy, but if you just randomly picked a Playstation 3 model out at your local retailer, you might have a model lacking in backwards compatibility. One reason they didn’t include such compatibility with all models is an issue of cost, as it saved Sony some money to not include such a feature on all of the models. When they first started selling PS3s for $400, they were losing several hundred dollars (although they are at least breaking even now). Unfortunately, both the new 80 Gb and 160 Gb PS3 models are lacking in such compatibility, so you’ll need to find older models to support your older games.

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The answer is no unfortunately. PS2 games will not play on the 250 gig.

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some 80 gb ps3's are backwards compatible, some are not.

unfortunately it looks like you have one that isn't.
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I haven't had a problem with any ps2 game yet, and the only ps game that I own that hasn't played on my ps3 is FF8.

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