Old 6th December 2008, 04:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question PS3 Model differences and compatibility guide

I've seen a couple of people ask similar questions recently, as to what versions of the Sony Playstation 3 are "backward compatible" and which are not.
I found this guide (courtesy of the ubiquitous Wikipedia) which may help:

(Edit: I tried to cut/paste or recreate a table, but I couldn't do it on this forum, so here's a link: )
PlayStation 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

If you want to know what model numbers to look for in your region, use this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlaySta...#Model_numbers


Also, I found this handy quick-ref Venn diagram:



Hope this helps.
(Maybe a Mod can sticky this for future ref?)
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Old 6th December 2008, 10:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Excellent post mate. Thanks for the info. +1
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