Updating ps3 to play ps2 games
Combining prefix and suffix allows you to arrive at an actual PS3 model number.
Note that although the harddrive capacity and memory card readers are missing in some models, you can upgrade or add the capability later.
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The following chart describes the basic differences between various PS3 model numbers. The first part lists the prefix, while the second part lists the suffix.
The Play Station 2 (PS2) is the top selling gaming console of all time.
More than 10 years after launch in early 2000, the company continues to sell the console even though it was succeeded by the Play Station 3 (PS3) in 2006.
While all current Play Station 3's (PS3) can play original Play Station Games (PSone discs and downloadable classics) not all are PS2 compatible.
Unfortunately there are just not sufficient enough software engineers in the world for everyone to do everything," he said.
"Each platform holder has to make their choices, we made one and they made another.
Other models, most notably the 80GB "Metal Gear Solid PS3" used to be backwards compatible (using emulation software) but now they aren't.
So, here are some steps to help you identify a PS2 backwards compatible 60GB or 20GB PS3.