Yes its a PS3.
Both the original game and this game are Region 4, no additional install was needed to get it to run.
I tried copying the save file to a different user account and still that is not recognised.
The log on is via the same PSN and same account on the PS3.
Looks like he is going to have to play it through again.
“It is my great hope someday, to see science and decision makers rediscover what the ancients
have always known. Namely that our highest currency is respect.”― Nassim Nicholas Taleb