While we know the launch PS3s and the later ones are different - lacking the emotion engine - what is the difference between, say, the MGS4 Bundle PS3 which offered software backwards compatibility, and the other versions which only allow you to play PS1 games?
Is it just a firmware block that removes the perk, or are there more components removed on those models which disallow it?
that sucks that sony didnt keep bc
I personally find it funny as to how people keep on telling others a patch is 'most likely' underway to enable backwards compatibility on newer ps3's.
Sony has always and continues to deny this and there has been NOTHING which could make us think otherwise.
This said, I am not all knowing and unless someones posts proof of the contrary I am open to all opinions
02-13-2009 #14Banned User
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wow so you pay 500 bucks when you could pay 300 and not be able to play ps2 games? ridiculous
It's a strange sony's decision ...
i Hope that a future exploit will be able to ability this function in all the ps3 ..
Well, in the future may be, but for now only older version ps3s can play ps2 games.
Today, I'm glad I purchased the used, older version with PS2 compatibility, even if it cost me about the same as a brand new PS3, after the purchase of the laser. If you are still looking to purchase a PS3, get the version with the hardware built into the board. It will be more reliable.
on all the new ps3 they removed the ps2 code reading device so they can drop the price.