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Some gmes won't play.

My lousy ISP keep dropping off, sorry. PS3 40 MB purchased in Korea. As I said previously out of the 3 games recently purchased in Australia one of them will play - Transformers. The other 2, Spiderman 3 and Grand Tourismo 5 Prologue give the message "you cnnot play thid game at the current video output settings (80028F10). All are PAL, 720p/1080i/1080p except Spiderman which is only 720p. I thought the PAL was a problem but since Transformers plays OK I don't think it's the problem. Spiderman sound plays when previewed on the T-bar menu. I tried your suggested method of resetting the video to default but it didn't help. What should I try now?

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  • brooksweiss Aug 01, 2008

    Thanks for the information. I don't know about exchanging the games. I can run them on my HD monitor. I just have to figure out how to get the sound going. Your explanation is appreciated and certainly explains the situation. Again, thanks for the info.

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Ok. Do you have a NTSC system?

Some PAL games will only run on standard and some will only run in HD and some will run on both if the PS3 is NTSC. The PAL games output at (576i/p) while the NTSC outputs at (480i/p). So honestly, I think that is your problem. You have a NTSC system and PAL games. If you do not have a HDTV then you will need to exchange those games for the NTSC version. Sorry for the bad news. It's not Sony's fault, it's how the game developers coded the games.
I hope this helps. Good luck to you.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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    Wes Sydenstricker Aug 02, 2008

    You are very welcome. I am happy to help out a fellow gamer. You may want to refer to the audio settings on your system and configure them a bit. Good luck to you!!

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