If you have some PS2 games, you are probably wondering can you play PS2 games on PS3 console. Here is the thing. Not all PlayStation 3 models are compatible with PS2 games. So, you need to make sure that the PS3 console you have or the one you are planning to buy is backward compatible with PS2.
PS3 Slim – these consoles are not compatible with PS2 games, no matter the model number. PS3 Slim is thinner than the other PS3 consoles, it has a matte black finish and it has a PS3 logo instead of PlayStation 3 written on the top.
PS3 Original 20 GB – if you have this console, then you have the one on which you can play PS2 games. This console is pretty big and heavy, and it should have 4 USB ports. This console doesn’t come with Wi-Fi support, there is no flash card reader. In addition, this console is shiny. PlayStation 3 is written on the top.
PS3 Original 60 GB – this model is not compatible with PS2 games. PS3 Original 30 GB consoles are big, heavy, they have 4 USB ports, Wi-Fi support, a flash card reader, and you will see PlayStation 3 is written on the top.
PS3 Original 80 GB – You can play the PS2 games on these consoles, but only in one condition – if you haven’t downloaded the latest system update. If you did, you won’t be able to play the games. These consoles have 4 USB ports, Wi-Fi support, and also have a flash card reader. The console will have a shiny finish. PlayStation 3 is written on the top.
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