Adjusting settings for gameplay

You can adjust controller and display settings during gameplay. Press the PS button on the wireless controller during gameplay, and then select [Controller Settings] or [Other Settings] from the screen that is displayed.

Reassign the Controller

You can change the controller port or number assignment. If the controller port or number is specified by the software, assign the appropriate controller port or number. *

Controller port [2-D] cannot be assigned using the PS3™ system.


You can check the current controller assignments by pressing the PS button on the controller.

Switch Analog Mode

You can change the controller mode. Select a mode that is supported by the software. Note that some software will automatically select the mode.

Vibration Function

You can turn the vibration function on or off. This option is only available when using a controller that supports the PS3™ system's vibration function.


  • This setting is effective for all connected controllers that support the vibration function.
  • If this option is set to [Off], the controller will not vibrate even if the vibration function is turned on in the game.

Screen Mode

Switch the screen mode. You can set the screen mode only when 1080p, 1080i, or 720p is selected as the resolution in the video output settings of the PS3™ system.

Normal Set to display the content to fit the screen size without changing proportions.
Full Screen Set to display the content on the entire screen by changing proportions and stretching the image top to bottom and left to right.


If [PS - Upscaler] under (Settings) > (Game Settings) is set to [Off], this setting will not be displayed.


Adjust the image quality of a PlayStation®2 or PlayStation® format software title.

Off Disable smoothing.
On Use smoothing to reduce the roughness of the displayed image.


With some software, the smoothing effect may not be noticeable or image quality may be reduced even if this is set to [On]. In this case, set to [Off].


  • 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 SIE Web site for your region or review the documentation that was included with your PS3™ system.