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Sony playstation 3 blacksout with GTA 4

I am having problems with my SPS 3, playing GTA 4, not only does the game freeze, but sometimes the console will just black out, and will not respond to turning off and on again, and all I can do is disconnect it from the power outlet, which is not wise, but I have no alternative.

I have followed the rockstar instructions on avoiding game freezes and known problems...

Can it be that my SPS3 is defective in something?
who shall I contact rockstar or Sony?
Help please, I am new in the console gaming world, and it is a pretty frustrating first experience.

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  • bozhkov Jul 20, 2008

    I have the same problem. My 60GB console constantly freezes on GTA4 and has blackouts just like you. I have tried everything gaved as a possible solution of this problem in internet but still no fix. In US, SONY replaces the console for free but as I am living in Bulgaria and there is no single one competent service for PS3 I have to wait 3 months for sending my console to Slovakia, which will cost me 300 euro.Thanks. I hope there will be solution soon but I actually start to think that there wont be such thing.

  • timimartins Jul 20, 2008

    Im having the same problem only that im not playing GTA im playing PES 08. It just froze and didnt respond to any controls, even the off power button/ sensor didnt respond. The Only thing is that I can turn off the consile from the main power/ cable. I noticed that there is NO SIGNAL coming from the PS3 at this time.
    Someone please advise.

  • bozhkov Jul 24, 2008

    What is this pachage and from where should we get it.



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From Where should we get this package and what is it actually.Thanks

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What is this package and from where can we download it. Thanks

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GTA 4 has glitches in it. So does GTA VCS on the PSP. many people have had their PSP's bricked cause of the game. id say wait until another update from $ony comes and update. this will fix the glitch. plz rate thanks

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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    Gabriel Simutiu Jul 22, 2008

    also, sony and rockstar want you to install some package on your HD so GTA will run better.


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