> Anybody have a 80gig PS3 and care to comment on the software backwards
> compatibility? I see that Sony has a list of compatibility issues on their
> site, but you need to search for individual titles. I'm guessing PS2 games are
> still region coded?
> I'd like a bluray player, and never had a PS2, so a $300 backwards compatible
> PS3 is enticing. From what I read, the BC is totally gone from the new slim
> model, so I'm thinking about the 80 gig one. The old launch 60 gig units are
> too expensive :(
The only compatibility issue I've run into is with PS1 games that have redbook audio (a la MK Trilogy).
However, good luck finding an 80 gig back compatible unit right now. If I were you, I'd wait for the slim, and the firmware update (rumored) that will restore the back compatibility.