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New PS3's will not read PS2 Games or some DVD formats such as R- but will read R+ hope this helps: also ive heard that you can format the system then only install older versions of the PS3s firmware to fix this

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This is quite a common problem with the PS3 and is caused by a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which is malfunctioning and can no longer 'see' or read the game disk properly.

The PS3 uses a dual laser system. This consists of either a dual refractor type lens or two entirely seperate lenses depending on which pickup is fitted to your particular system. One laser is for reading ordinary DVD disks and PS2 disks and the other for Bluray and PS3 games.


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