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play station 3 console

by matthew19891 / September 27, 2016 3:04 PM PDT

Hello everyone does anybody know what play station 3 console I have to buy to get play station 2 games to play onto it??

Thanks everyone
Matthew Happy

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It's one of the original models that is quite rare today.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 27, 2016 3:17 PM PDT
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https://www.google.com/search?q=best+ps3+to+play+ps2+games&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 finds it. It's that old 80GB model but beware we had one and it failed big time. For a flat 125 buck repair Sony swapped it for a refurb and it played on. But I don't know where it is now.

Anyhow. It's quite the old thing and may be hard to find or expensive.

You may want to bow to the inevitable and get a PS2.

-> HERE'S SOMETHING I LEARNED. You must have the Sony DualShock controllers or you reduced the chances it will work. Some folk implode and go up in flames over that.
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PS3 Only
by sarahgad92 / February 24, 2017 5:35 AM PST
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Well that is very unlikely. PS3 will be playing PS3 games only.

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by marjudo / April 6, 2017 5:41 AM PDT
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Hard question.. Today there are emulated games playable on pc. It's legal if you bought the real game for ps2 but illegal if you download games that you don't bought. Happy

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Easy question in fact.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2017 8:37 AM PDT
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The model of PS3 that plays the older titles is well known.

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