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Treasure Hunter
Registered: 07/01/2003
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Re: Do we really need linux

Apr 18, 2010
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No one was forced to have it removed, everyone had a choice to not install the update and live with the consequences.
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Everyone who chose to keep Linux is now living with an essentially bricked PS3--it can no longer play disc-based games that require the new firmware, it can't play Blu-ray movies, and it can't access the Playstation Store.

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And exactly how many disc-based games require the new firmware at the moment? None

All current Blu-ray movies also still work fine.

Finally, the PlayStation Store is part of the PlayStation Network which is not necessarily entitled to the PS3 and merely an additional service.

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Hekseville Citizen
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Re: Do we really need linux

Apr 18, 2010

 


TurbanMan101 wrote:

so since sony removed it did we really need it? i mean it was a plus but comparing to xbox 360 there system is $200 and doesnt even have a browser or blu ray ETC. So was it really needed. But i do undestand the browser for ps3 that neeeds to be fixed


 

As much as we need the Blu-Ray player.  They are both not essential to playing games, but they were additional features that people took into consideration when deciding whether or not to buy a PS3.

 

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