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I just bought a ps3 slim and was reading up on all the things that have been going on with this console, and it looks like the ps3 system was hacked, but Sony was able to finally gain security with the firmware 3.60 update just from what I've read online.

On youtube however there seems to be videos that claim 3.60 firmware was cracked with people creating cracked lobbies in MW2 and able to use aimbot, etc.

Now the good thing is that I'm not interested in MW2, so I was wondering if other games are affected. Main fps game I was interested is Killzone 2 and maybe Killzone 3. Was also interested in some of the random dirt racing games for casual gaming like the motorstorm games, ATV, and Pure. But I also like the ps3 as a blu-ray player and to play hd movies from a hard drive.

Also I bought a used ps3 slim at a discounted price, and now I hear, that sony could actually ban a system from the psn network! Now I bought the system used on Amazon...but the used system wasn't from a private seller, it was from Amazon...so I wonder if it will have issues and if the system was banned at one point...would sony lift it considering that I just bought it on Amazon?
    
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If it was from amazon then it should be in good working condition, but if not, you can always contact them about replacement.
how did you pay for it?
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There are very few confirmed cases of PSN banning, even most people who used CFW were only banned from MW2 or BLOPs servers. So if you're not interested in MW2, you don't have to worry about it.

As of now, all CFW PS3s are offline, there's no 3.60 CFW yet, and the PSN spoofing CFWs can't fake the new 3.60 authentication as of yet.
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It was 240 - $50 gift card I had - $50 promotional discount, so it was really about $140 for the ps3. I got it and it seems to connect to psn fine. System was like new and I couldn't even tell it was used. Was getting psn network errors but now it's all good, seems the psn network has been problems as of late. Just barely got it so I'm experimenting with it.
    
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If you want to play a dirt racing game, check out Codemasters' Dirt 2. It's a really fun game that spans multiple types of racing. Definitely has taken a different path than the Colin McRae Rally games but still a lot of fun.
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