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Japanese Ps3 not playing American games

I live in america and bought a used japanese ps3 off someone.
When i go to play american games i go to the menu and click play then it show the play station 3 beging part it shows when you go to play for a sec and then goes black then blue and shows video 1 in the corner. I can still hear the game but i cant play it. One japanese game it came with runs fine. I tryed playing around with the video settings. The menu works fine to

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  • andrew699 Jun 07, 2008

    PLease help me as soon as possible i just bouht call of duty 4 for it and i want it to work

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If it shows Video 1 in the corner and you can still hear it, it sounds like you are having resolution problems. Play with your settings and get it tuned right, or have it auto tune.

One way to do it is to hold the power "button" down for i think 30 seconds, when everything is plugged in and it should auto detect.

Good luck with that, and be weary of people who don't know what they are talking about. PS3's are region free for PS3 games.

--LaughingMan

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

It's because your trying to play american games on a japanese system. See the japanese system is different because of not only how much Power it needs to function (I'd be wary about that btw) as well that a Japanese PS3 can only play Japanese PS3 games. American games wont work for it.

Posted on Jun 07, 2008

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