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Playing GTA on PS3


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I have been asking around for information about the PS3's backward compatibility with original Playstation games and I have gotten several contradictory answers to my question. I have heard that only the original models are compatible with original Playstation games. I think this is a false statement as Wikipedia says that "All models include PlayStation One backward compatibility through software emulation.". I think people are talking about the compatibility with PS2 games here. But what does "backward compatibility through software emulation" mean? Do I have to download something to play Playstation games? And does this mean that it is only compatible with certain Playstation games?

 

What I really want to know is; If I buy GTA, GTA London and GTA 2 for Playstation, will I be able to play it on my PS3 (not the original model but a more recent one)?

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Yeah, the PC versions are much better but if you want to play the PS1 versions make sure that you have the correct games for your PS3's region. I have an NTSC PS1 game that my PAL PS3 won't play "due to region restrictions".

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Thank you for clearing that out!

 

What is better in the PC version? Less loading times?

 

I really prefer playing with a joypad (wich I don't have for the PC) that's why I want to play on the PS3.

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