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PS3, update or not?

Poll Results: Upgrade PS3 from 3.55 to current?

 
  • 62% (5)
    Yes, less work around, more gaming!
  • 37% (3)
    No, don't give in!
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post #1 of 8
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I just picked up Uncharted 3 from Wal-Mart this past Tuesday. My PS3 is still at 3.55 and I'm about fedup with jumping though hoops/patches to get my paid games to work on my PS3 just because it's not updated. Now that I'm a full time PC gamer, I hardly/never use my PS3 now really anyways. Only games I have for it are PS3 exclusives like Uncharted 1-3, Killzone 2 and 3, LittleBigWorld, and Metal Gear Solid. Any other game for PS3 I have no desire for.

For me, Killzone 3 was the first game that came out during the 3.55 Sony, hacker issue thing. I picked it up launch day and installed it to my hdd on my PS3, jumped though a hoop or two and everything was good. Now with Uncharted 3, you need to do more then jump though hoops. The game is huge and I'm tired of FTPing 40gb of data back and forth between my PS3 and PC @ 15+/- mb/s only to find out the "jumping though the hoop" still didn't work. Sometimes FTPing the files will fail and won't allow me to FTP certain files.

I'm only playing BF3 (PC) right now and with MW3 (I like the SP, so sue me), Metal Gear Soild HD and Rising, Assassins Creed(PC), and some other blockbuster games out this Nov/Dec I don't feel like messing with stuff anymore. Too much downtime. Messing to get UC3 to work could of been time gaming with UC3 or BF3.

I'm not looking for sympathy from anybody, I'm just wondering if anybody else feels the same or has said $@#$ it and moved on from 3.55? It was fun in the beginning with the SCRUMM (Kings Quest fan myself and among similar games) and SNES/SEGA Emulators, but it's not me anymore, plus my Xoom can do EMU.

[TINFOIL HAT/ON]I don't like that Sony can release a game and you have to agree to their EULA just to play it. I feel like, by updating, I'm giving into them and to their corporation creed.[/TINFOILD HAT/OFF]

Please don't make this about #### vs #### thread or who has a bigger e-pen
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Can I just say...... I hate sony! They dont even need a capital letter!
 
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post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by GerroffMe View Post
Can I just say...... I hate sony! They dont even need a capital letter!
I read you on that, do you own a PS3? I'm guessing not Would you just upgrade and deal with it?
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post #4 of 8
No no no.... I own a PS3 alright.... Uncharted = awesome!!!!!!!! But no, not worth the upgrade. Glad Anonymous hacked them IMO!
 
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post #5 of 8
I would say no, there are ways that'll allow newer games to be played on 3.55 now. But I guess if you're not going to run homebrews then update. I'm keeping my PS3 on 3.55 for a long time.
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I'm gonna Tweet anonymous Europe and ask them to do it again.. just for a laugh
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I'm going to say update and play more games. The SCUMMVM emulator on android runs great (I use it to play old games on my phone )
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post #8 of 8
my ps3 is still on 3.55 and I wouldn't update it any time soon(unless a newer CFW comes out) its just not worth it imo eventually all the games will work on 3.55, if not im sure they will bring a new CFW.
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