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Old 1st October 2008, 20:31   #511
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PS3 @ 25K is juicy offer. i saw it last week in landmark. I have the xbox360 with me but many titles are not available in india :(
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Old 6th October 2008, 10:52   #512
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Bluray region coding has only 3 regions
A - US, singapore, etc
B - Europe, australia, etc
C - the piracy countries - china and us
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Are there any DVD Libraries in Bangalore which stock BluRay disks ?
I would think of getting a BlueRay player (Read as PS3 ) once DVD libraries start stocking BluRays.
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Old 6th October 2008, 11:02   #513
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Are there any DVD Libraries in Bangalore which stock BluRay disks ?
I would think of getting a BlueRay player (Read as PS3 ) once DVD libraries start stocking BluRays.
Well i haven't seen any yet - maybe because buying bluray movies in India is a joke at 2800 rs.!!
If you have strong connection (read relative close friend) abroad, who keeps coming and going, or if you keep travelling a lot, then get a US/Euro PS3 and get blurays from abroad. I have got blurays from US at an average of 20usd per movie, which is great
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Old 6th October 2008, 12:57   #514
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I have another query can PS2&PS1 game titles be supported by PS3?
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Old 6th October 2008, 13:16   #515
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redrage i think only few games are from ps and ps2 are backwards compatible .
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Old 6th October 2008, 14:32   #516
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Thanks chetan, any idea how can i find out whether it is compatible or not?
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Old 6th October 2008, 14:35   #517
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The 40gb PS3 is not backwards compatible with PS2 games.
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Old 6th October 2008, 14:39   #518
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Ps3 definately for me as it has superior graphics and also my dvd library has started stocking up on bith the bru ray dvds and ps3 games
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i have the original XBOX (the first release)
and am not able to get games for this version anywhere
can someone tell me where i can get games for the XBOX original

XBOX 360 games are not compatible with the XBOX
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Old 6th October 2008, 14:43   #520
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Also the Ps3 only supports original ps2 and ps1 games and most of us have chipped playstations.

There is a section on the playstation website where you can enter a title and see if its compatible on the ps3 or not.
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Also the Ps3 only supports original ps2 and ps1 games and most of us have chipped playstations.


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i haven't heard of anything like a mod chipped ps3. All titles are region free and available universally, unlike xbox360. Wheres the need to mod a ps3 then?? You can get an import from US or buy a 40gb ps3 from sony india, its all the same
I am sorry guys for being such a pest in this thread but i dint get what this chipped playstation means?? I plan to buy a PS3 and wanted to know which is the best place now to procure it? i.e here or the US? If i buy a ps3 locally i.e. 40 GB i wont be able to play PS2 subs? What advantages of the 60 & 80 gb PS3 other then the HDD over the 40 Gb
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I am sorry guys for being such a pest in this thread but i dint get what this chipped playstation means?? I plan to buy a PS3 and wanted to know which is the best place now to procure it? i.e here or the US? If i buy a ps3 locally i.e. 40 GB i wont be able to play PS2 subs? What advantages of the 60 & 80 gb PS3 other then the HDD over the 40 Gb
Usually in India everyone who had a PS2 or PS1 had it chipped and bought pirated games for their systems. These will not work on the PS3. Original games will work but only if they are of the correct region. That is PAL games will work only on PAL systems

I believe most PS3 games are region free so thats not a problem.

Bluray movies are also region protected so you might not be able to play movies bought from the US on an Indian system.

The only advantage of buying from India is the warranty and probably the convenience of not having to cart it down. Also you could buy movies from India and play them on your system

It'll be cheaper to get it from the US and you can always order movies online and have it shipped to your place. The PS3 is pretty reliable so don't worry too much about the warranty.

PlayStation 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This should help you chose what version to get. Remember upgrading the HDD is a piece of cake so don't worry about that.

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Khanak even if the PS2 games are original they won't work on PS3 40gb,older models of the PS3 had this feature not sure about the new 80gb PS3.
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@khanak : Thanks for the info, Star scream said that ps3 games are region free, So its basicaly the ability of the TV to switch b/w NTSC & PAL that these games will be dependent upon? So anywhere i buy the game i just need to switch the TV format before playing ?




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Redrage, as Jassi said, all PS3 games are region free. Any game bought from any country will work on all PS3s. You only need to be mindful of one thing. Games sold in the US are formatted in NTSC, games from Asia are PAL. So although your PS3 will play them your TV has to be capable of switching between PAL and NTSC. Most new LCD TVs do that and will have no issues.
Blu-Ray movies are region coded. And an Indian PS3 will not play movies bought in the US (Region 5 vs 2, I think).
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redrage better go through this post i have not read it maybe you will get a better idea Board Message
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