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Bought american playstation games on holidays and cannot get them to work on my irish console? is there a programe i need to download

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Hey nnaughton1,

Unfortunately, the problem that you're encountering is most likely the difference in broadcasting standards between Europe and North America/Japan. North American and Japanese PS3's and games are made to be NTSC-format complaint, as that is the broadcasting standard used in those areas. In Europe however, the PAL format is used instead, so PS3's and games sold there are generally PAL-compliant. In order for a game to function correctly on any console, it should be in the same format as the console itself.

Please keep in mind that while PS3 games may be “region-free,” Sony does not currently provide official support for NTSC/PAL conversion on PS3 consoles.

Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,
Aaron
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Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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