Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

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Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by MountainMotor » Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:28 pm

I'm just wondering if anyone knows if there is any news about the PS3 Slim having backward compatibility? I currently have a 60GB PS3 but like the backward compatibility on it and thought if something happened to it, I might look at getting a Slim model if it has it. I know that Sony has filed for the possible backward compatibility patent but I can't find any for sure news on it.

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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by eagle5953 » Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:32 pm

None. It has the exact same function of the fatter PS3, only without the option for Linux.

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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by dslitemodder » Sun Aug 23, 2009 12:01 am

and it looks a lot less cooler

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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by chainfire95 » Sun Aug 23, 2009 12:13 am

less cooler?
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by thewise1 » Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:15 pm

It's not glossy and it doesn't have touch sensitive buttons.
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by 64M320N3 » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:18 pm

eagle5953 wrote:None. It has the exact same function of the fatter PS3, only without the option for Linux.
Wrong. (Sort of...) Some of the fatter PS3s had the "emotion engine" that allowed them to play PS2 games. Only did the newer fat ones later removed that in the 80GB and 160GB model.

So in other words it won't even be able to run PS2 Games through any means, including emulation unless for some spectacular reason they include it in their new firmware update. (Which they won't.) Emulation = Fail anyways so just stick with the PS2 for playing your older games. Or the 60 GB PS3.
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by LotsOfNothing » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:18 pm

Even the current fatter ones can play PS1 games. Slim can't do that anymore.
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by nevermind1534 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:22 pm

LotsOfNothing wrote:Even the current fatter ones can play PS1 games. Slim can't do that anymore.
Everywhere that I saw the PS3 slim specs said that it has PS1 support.
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by LotsOfNothing » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:30 pm

Really? Huh.
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by eagle5953 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:44 pm

Yep, PS1 compatability is maintained.

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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by LotsOfNothing » Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:19 pm

Oh...well the fatty still looks prettier. >:C
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by 64M320N3 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:24 pm

LotsOfNothing wrote:Oh...well the fatty still looks prettier. >:C
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Re: Any news on PS3 slim backward compatibility?

Post by LotsOfNothing » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:40 pm

Wouldn't say that, but... A little cushion don't hurt.
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