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Is your PS3 Bricked?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by *Unkle*, Mar 1, 2010.

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    It looks like the PS3 doesn't like the 1st of March?


    Try switching it on (if its the fat one) and let us know, the problems come from the data and not able to connect to the PS3 network
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    Mine works just fine. It's running version 3.10.
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    Thats odd in less that 24hrs there is a 7 page thread on Digital Spy about the issue, looks like it realated to the fat one not understanding the March the 1st date and reverts to 1999 locking it out of the PSN
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    **DO NOT SWITCH ON**

    When u connect to PSN it downloads the data that causes the problem!!
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    I think it's fairly obvious that you can switch it on ok bud!
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    staz,
    ive had several calls and emails today comfirming that once it connects to the PSN as cruiser89 states, it tries to download back to 1999, therefore it goes kerput!! im told this only involves the fat consoles, the newer slims arent affected, apparently.
    to be fair id rather not take the risk, i have 3 ps3's in the house and would be sure to get serious kickin from my 8 and 11 year old sons if they bricked !! lol
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    I'm not doubting that there's an issue, but since I posted earlier that mine was ok then it's safe to say it's ok to turn on :)

    Does the PS3 even have automatic updates?
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    Is there a fix for this yet?

    Worried if my son connects his up now?
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    You could always just disable the internet connection before letting him use it mate but mine has been switched on all evening and it connects automatically to PSN :shrug:
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    I found THIS from the BBC

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    I'm glad I have a Nintendo Wii.
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    Glad I have an Xbox 360
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    o yes, connecting to xbox live all day long woohoo
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    I'm glad I have a pack of cards.
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    Reading on Digital Spy, it seems to have been resolved. Not sure how true it is.
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    No fun in that, its never going to break down.
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    There's a collapsed house of cards at home that says otherwise. :bye:
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    Issue has now been resolved, I have had it confirmed by a number of users that they have got back on and connected ok this morning.
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    Texas Hold 'Em? :eyebrows:
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    Hehe

    Just heard a guy on R5 that he lost his game saves and DLC data, but he was gaming over the shut down period at midnight. So perhaps that slightly different, lets hope they get it back up and running for the launch of Polyphony Digitals GT5.








    In 2016.
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    ....washed down with a bit of Blackjack.
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    Im glad i have the slimline version. Mine wasnt affected, but i still couldnt sign on psn. My mates fatter ps3 had trophie issues. Will that be fixed via system update?
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    No updates as yet, but just keep an eye on AVForums or some other PS sites, that should update and let you know how it goes.
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    I'm ALLIN! :)
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