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I can guarantee you its possible to pirate PS3 games, its just harder.
As of right now, I don't believe there's any way to pirate PS3 games.
    
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As of right now, I don't believe there's any way to pirate PS3 games.

There is, but I will be damned if I am linking it and getting smacked with the TOS stick
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It's in the news! No getting in trouble here! PS3 hacked and game "backups" now possible.

http://playstation.about.com/b/2006/...me-dumping.htm
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It is just ever so slightly harder to pirate on a console, but, if you can pirate on a PC, you can and will pirate on a console.

The only reason there seems to be less "pirating" of RTS games on consoles is because there has to be a different version and format of the game for each console it is released on... where as the PC version works on all PCs. So you would need to know which one to search for and download, compared with the PC where there is only one.
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It is just ever so slightly harder to pirate on a console, but, if you can pirate on a PC, you can and will pirate on a console.

The only reason there seems to be less "pirating" of RTS games on consoles is because there has to be a different version and format of the game for each console it is released on... where as the PC version works on all PCs. So you would need to know which one to search for and download, compared with the PC where there is only one.

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we brought this on our selfs, it sucks, but im not gonna complain. What i am planning on doing this year is purchasing alot more of my games.
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Its not impossible to pirate console games, at worst you might have to wait a while and get a mod chip. It's just that a lot of people who plays console don't know much about computers, and people who don't know much about computers don't know much about certain pirating methods. Bottom line is, console users are less likely to know how to pirate console games than PC gamers know for PC games.
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Its not impossible to pirate console games, at worst you might have to wait a while and get a mod chip. It's just that a lot of people who plays console don't know much about computers, and people who don't know much about computers don't know much about certain pirating methods. Bottom line is, console users are less likely to know how to pirate console games than PC gamers know for PC games.
exactlly my point. console gamers in general aren't as technical as pc gamers. It's basically asking someone who never fixed an engine to try it for the first time. Yea there are guides out there that tell you how to do it, but it's still pretty damn hard to do it if you don't know what your doing.
    
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ROFL check out ma PS2 collection if ya think ya cant pirate console games.
nobody said it wasn't possible. besides the ps2 is much easier to pirate then say a 360 or ps3. They took steps to try to stop piracy on the 360 when it first came out (ounce of epoxy?). but there are ways around that.
    
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Games aren't even that hard to pirate for consoles. All you need to do is make a bit for bit copy of the game, or download an image that is a complete match to the original. The only thing you need a mod chip for really is to play games off the hard drive.
That is completely untrue. Games, such as the ones on the wii, are encrypted and checked by the system to ensure they are valid. You need a mod chip to play them, it has nothing to do with playing them off a hard drive. I should know, I do mod them and all

That being said for the cost of 1 game you can just mod a system and download away just as you would with the PC. And the 360 is even easier. Piracy is only better on consoles because the people that tend to own them aren't quite as knowledgeable as those that play PC games
    
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