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Can the PS3 be used without ever being connected to the internet? I have a dial-up connection and just found out that dial-up is not supported. For that matter, does anyone know if the 360 will work with dial-up?
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post #2 of 16
dude im suprised the internet still works with dial up!
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post #3 of 16
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dude im suprised the internet still works with dial up!
For $8.75 a month, thats all I can afford right now. Not everyone is rich.
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true mate. i work for carphone warehouse so i get it cheap!
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post #5 of 16
There is no way you will be able to game online with dial-up. If you want to download with a console I suggest taking it to a friend or a neighbors house rather than rack your brain and waste your time with the whole Dial-Up thing.
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post #6 of 16
Yes, you can use the PS3 without internet. It will be like playing some of the older consoles. You just won't have the abillity to play online. And as the others have stated, you will have to take your ps3 to a friends house and hook it up in order to get the updates. They are rather large and still take 15 minutes with a good connection.

I had dialup for years and I just now got Satellite internet for the speed. I can now update the systems that I have but I can not game online. There is a 3 second delay with satellite so online gaming just can't happen.

So the answer to your question is YES, you can use your PS3 without internet. And, it's the same sitsuation with the 360.
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMT668 View Post
true mate. i work for carphone warehouse so i get it cheap!
AKA Talk Talk, which from what i last read is free anyway lol. as long as you have their phone package.
TT were rubbish at being ISP's, the phone package were good, but having Indian call centres are bad especially when you want your SNR lowering, they are like ***!!!

not good lol.
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post #8 of 16
You can go without hooking up to the internet. Any game that requires updates will include it on the disk. But as said above, you won't be able to play online.

Also be careful which games you buy as some require you to be on PSN to play such as Socom: Confrontation and Warhawk I think too.
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post #9 of 16
its just the basic 1 line thats in india btw! there real tech support is in scotland thats where i work. its only free with phone package depending on where you live. get your facts right mate!
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did someone already say that you can download the ps3 update from the internet and put it on a flash drive or burn it to CD to install?
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