PS2 games cannot be played on a PS3 40 GB game system. Although certain PS3 models are compatible with PS2 software, the 40 GB game system is not one of them.
The 20GB, 60GB and 80GB PS3 game system models are software-compatible with PS2 games. All other PS3 models do not allow PS2 games to be played on their system due to the discontinuation of including the Emotion Engine and full PS2 circuitry required. Although the first three PS models allow for PS2 games to be played, Sony discontinued including PS2 compatibility in future models due to increased cost impacts.Learn More
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) only plays certain types of AVI files, such as MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG. The types of videos and files played depend on the format and the presence or absence of copy protection or playback restrictions.Full Answer >
Special pieces of software can be used to make a PS2 multi-regional or region free. They come in the form of disks which can be loaded into the PS2. When run, they install a codec on the PS2 that allows DVDs from all regions to be played on the machine.Full Answer >
When the Sony PlayStation 3 is on, use the USB cable that was provided with the system and controller to plug the controller into the system. A red light on the controller will flash when it begins to charge and stop flashing when charging is complete. After the controller is completely charged, it can be used for either wired or wireless play.Full Answer >
Xbox Live is an online service where users of the Xbox 360 can play games with individuals in other locations. As of 2014, Xbox Live also allows users to stream movies, music and other programming from third-party providers.Full Answer >