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SubjectRe: PS3 80gig backwards compatibility Reply to this message
Posted byveetvujagig
Posted on08/18/09 09:09 PM

> 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.

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*PS3 80gig backwards compatibility  MegaHurtz08/18/09 07:15 PM
.*Re: PS3 80gig backwards compatibility  Buveed08/19/09 04:20 PM
..Re: PS3 80gig backwards compatibility  veetvujagig08/18/09 09:09 PM
..*Re: PS3 80gig backwards compatibility  VmprHntrD08/19/09 04:16 PM
...*Re: PS3 80gig backwards compatibility  veetvujagig08/20/09 02:46 PM
..*Here's a refurbished 60GB  Cereal Killer08/19/09 01:51 PM
...*I'm now a PS3 owner :)  MegaHurtz08/19/09 08:38 PM
....*Re: I'm now a PS3 owner :)  Dracula-X08/19/09 09:35 PM
.....*Re: I'm now a PS3 owner :)  MegaHurtz08/20/09 08:01 PM