Dec 08, · Best Answer: Yes, you can play Japanese games on a U.S. PS3 and vis versa. Backwards compatibility varies depending on the specific model. The 60GB PS3 was capable of playing all ps1 and ps2 games. The 80GB PS3 was capable of Followers: 2. Feb 24, · Basically it says that Launch PS3 systems could play any game from any region (PS1, PS2, or PS3) Based on this information I bought a launch PS3 on ebay (CECHB01) When I try to put an NTSC-J PS1 game in it, it says "The software cannot be started due to region restrictions" Ok, so i guess that article I found is totally incorrect. Well that sucks. Online shopping for Import Video Games, Digital Codes, iTunes Cards, Mobage & PSN Cards, Movies, Music, Electronics, Computers, Software, Books, Apparel, Personal. Nov 17, · also, all models of the PS3 can play PS1 games, but only a few models can play PS2 games. If you want one that can play PS2 games you need to get the old fat 20gig/60gig/80gig models. ps. there are two versions of the 80gig PS3, one can play PS2 games, one can't. The one that can play PS2 games has 4 USB ports and a set of card versant.using System: PS3. Nov 01, · I have a launch 60gig PS3 and my ps2 imports and ps1 imports would not boot,it was expected. As of now the only way to have a true region free PS3 would to acquire a Test/Debug PS3 60gig version as it can play any region/backup ps2 and ps1 games. Because the PS1 is very simple to have an emulator for so the PS2 has one to allow it to play the PS1 games just like the PS3 has one. The PS2 is also a DVD player and a DVD player can read the CD. Jul 14, · Finding Japanese free-to-play games. Log into your Japanese account on the PlayStation Store, you can filter out any PS3 or Vita games by selecting the “PS4” checkbox on the left-hand side. Jun 29, · It’s finding a way to play said Japanese games that’s confusing me right now. Does the PS3 play every region’s PS2 games then? Gendal. July 1, , am # Morberis: Does the PS3 play every region’s PS2 games then? Nope, pretty sure it doesn’t. I would have to drag out on my old PS2 with HD if I wanted to play an import any more.
You can even make a backup copy of your own discs and use that for emulation. See and discover other items: japanese imports , ps1 game only , playstation system. Because PS4 games are region-free, you can simply buy discs from other countries, insert them into your console, and start playing. See all 12 reviews. Replies: 2 Last Post: , PM.
Already have your main PlayStation account activated? Source s :. I have a launch 60gig PS3 and my ps2 imports and ps1 imports would not boot,it was expected. Replies: 15 Last Post: , AM. Just remember that your best results will probably come from using touchscreens or digital pens.
The tray will pop out. Is it worth upgrading to a PS4 Pro? Backwards compatibility varies depending on the specific model. The boot disc relied on a case modification to prevent the system detecting you swapping the disc. How do convert PS1 games onto PC? There are to my knowledge no viable tricks for playing import PS1 discs on the PS3 without jailbreaking the console. I'd highly doubt it. Not good.