Using saved data on memory cards

To use saved data on a memory card (8MB) (for PlayStation®2) or a memory card to play a game, you must copy the data to an internal memory card within the system storage. You must use a memory card adaptor (sold separately) to copy the data.

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.

1.

Select (Game) > (Memory Card Utility).

2.

Connect the memory card adaptor to the PS3™ system and insert a memory card.
An icon for (Memory Card (PS)) or (Memory Card (PS2)) is displayed.

3.

Select the icon of the saved data that you want to copy from the displayed memory card, and then press the triangle button.

4.

Select [Copy].
Select the destination to copy to. If no destinations are listed, select (Create New Internal Memory Card) and follow the on-screen instructions to create an internal memory card.

5.

Assign slots
Select the internal memory card that you want to use from (Memory Card Utility), and then press the triangle button. From the options menu select [Assign Slots].

Hints

  • Depending on the data type, saved data from a memory card (8MB) (for PlayStation®2) or a memory card is copied to an internal memory card as shown below.
  • For some saved data, copying may take up to several minutes.
  • To copy all saved data that is saved on a memory card (8MB) (for PlayStation®2) or a memory card, select the memory card in step 3, press the triangle button, and then select [Copy] from the options menu.
  • Copying may be prohibited for some saved data. When using such data on a PS3™ system, select [Move] in step 4. The saved data will be moved to the system storage and will be deleted from the memory card.
  • You can move the saved data back to the memory card later.

Copying saved data to a memory card

Copy saved data of PlayStation®2 / PlayStation® format software that was saved in the system storage to a memory card or a memory card (8MB) (for PlayStation®2). You must use a memory card adaptor (sold separately) to copy the data.

1.

Select (Game) > (Memory Card Utility).

2.

Connect the memory card adaptor to the PS3™ system and insert a memory card.

3.

Select the icon of the saved data that you want to copy from (Internal Memory Card (PS)) or (Internal Memory Card (PS2)) where the data is saved, and then press the triangle button.

4.

Select [Copy].
Specify (Memory Card (PS)) or (Memory Card (PS2)) as the copy destination.

Hints

  • Multiple saved data items on an internal memory card cannot be collectively copied to a memory card.
  • Copying may be prohibited for some saved data. When using such data on a PS3™ system, select [Move] in step 4. The saved data will be moved to the system storage and will be deleted from the internal memory card.
  • You can move the saved data back to the memory card later.