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Dec 12 2010
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Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

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How do I know if my PS3 is capable of running a ps2 game? Is there anything I have to download to make it backwards compatible?

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Keyblade Wielder
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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

Dec 12, 2010

Do you have a PS3 slim or any of the new Phat PS3s? The new systems cannot play PS2 games.






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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

Dec 12, 2010

If your system has 4 USB ports, then it's b/c system.

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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

Dec 12, 2010

PS2 only work on PS3 with 4usb ports. adding more usb ports wont help.

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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

Dec 12, 2010
I have an old one that is fat with 2 usb ports.
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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

Dec 12, 2010

 


longhorns1695 wrote:
I have an old one that is fat with 2 usb ports.

It won't play PS2 games.

 

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Splicer
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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

Dec 12, 2010
That seems unfair. Do yall think Sony will ever come out with an update to make it bc with ps2 games?
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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

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longhorns1695 wrote:
That seems unfair. Do yall think Sony will ever come out with an update to make it bc with ps2 games?

That is unlikely to happen, what Sony is doing instead is making PS3 versions of popular PS2 titles like God of War and the Sly Cooper series...

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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

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longhorns1695 wrote:
That seems unfair. Do yall think Sony will ever come out with an update to make it bc with ps2 games?

Doubtful.  It's more likely that they begin selling PS2 games on the PlayStation Store.

 

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Re: Does my ps3 run ps2 games?

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ProfessorTripp wrote:

 


longhorns1695 wrote:
That seems unfair. Do yall think Sony will ever come out with an update to make it bc with ps2 games?

Doubtful.  It's more likely that they begin selling PS2 games on the PlayStation Store.

 


Since the newer PS3s lack the necessary hardware to play PS2 games, if they were to do that, they would have to be remade much like the GoW Collection.

 




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