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Installing PlayStation®2 format software

This feature is available on PS3™ systems sold in Japan and North America.


You can install these PlayStation®2 format software titles in the system storage of the PS3™ system:


*1

You can only install this game on PS3™ systems purchased in Japan.

*2

Official PlayStation Magazine

*3

You can only install these games on PS3™ systems purchased in North America.

Notices

  • Some PlayStation®2 or PlayStation® format software titles may perform differently on the PS3™ system than they do on PlayStation®2 or PlayStation® systems, or may not perform properly on the PS3™ system.
  • PlayStation®2 format discs cannot be played on some PS3™ systems. For details, refer to [Types of Playable Discs], visit the SCE Web site for your region or review the documentation that was included with your PS3™ system.

Preparing to install

To use this feature, you must first install [PS2 System Data] in the system storage. You can download [PS2 System Data] from (PlayStation®Store).

1.

Select (PlayStation®Store) under (PSN).
To use (PlayStation®Store), you must create a Sony Entertainment Network account.

2.

Download [PS2 System Data] from (PlayStation®Store).
Follow the on-screen instructions to download. When the download completes, [PS2 System Data] will automatically be installed. [PS2 System Data] is saved in (Game Data Utility) under (Game).

3.

Close (PlayStation®Store).

Installing PlayStation®2 format software

When you start a PlayStation®2 format software title that can be installed in the system storage of the PS3™ system, the following screen is displayed.

First, create a game partition in the system storage of the PS3™ system, and then install the PlayStation®2 format software there. Follow the on-screen instructions to create the game partition and install the software.

Hints

  • The software you are using will determine the type of data that is installed, the number of discs you need and the amount of system storage space you use. You can learn more by visiting one of these online support pages:
  • - Japan region: インフォメーションセンターからのお知らせ
  • - North America region: PlayStation® Knowledge Center *
  • * Using the Knowledge Center, you can search for information about using your PlayStation®2 format software on the PlayStation®3 system.
  • Installed PlayStation®2 format software titles are started under (Game).

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