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PS3 update allows PSP remote play of PS One titles

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Dec 2007 18:58 User comments (12)

PS3 update allows PSP remote play of PS One titles Although unannounced by Sony, GamesIndustry.biz has found that the recent firmware updates for the PlayStation 3 and PSP will give gamers "the ability to remotely play any PS One game on the PSP handheld."
For the remote play to work, you will need PS3 firmware 2.10 and PSP firmware 3.80. Currently, only some PS One titles are available for sale via the PlayStation Store but the update will allow all titles to be played on the PSP using the PS3's remote connection.

GI.biz also says the updates "lets PS3 owners play purchased PS One titles remotely from the hard drive, rather than requiring them to be downloaded to a PSP memory stick."

Sony has yet to confirm.

Source:
Gi.biz

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12 user comments

119.12.2007 17:25

So does that mean you have to be close to the PS3 for it to work? Or are they talking about downloading it (via bluetooth or something) from the ps3 to psp?

219.12.2007 17:27

Now heres soemthign they could do with this, pay 5-10$ a month for a premium to PSN and let stream your media and PSX stuff from your PS3 to wifi spot across the net.

now theres innovation, hell I would pay 10-19$ to be able to do that with a cellphone!

319.12.2007 18:31

We should be allowed to play backups on the psp. Legally.

419.12.2007 19:43

ok let me explain this so its easier for you guys 2 understand. The ps3 can download psx games into it hdd or into the psp ms duo. with the new update you can play all the psx titles in your ps3 hdd anywhere with a wifi connection. the netwrk is free, the only thing you have to pay for is the games you download. Streaming the games via wifi is absolutely free.

519.12.2007 19:46

But then how fast/slow is it? I would prefer it to be on the mem stick.

619.12.2007 21:27

Originally posted by 21Q:
But then how fast/slow is it? I would prefer it to be on the mem stick.
if I remember well, a normal Memory Stick has a 15 Mbps data transfer rate... not far from the 11 Mbps PSPs wi-fi...

other MS models have better rates...

720.12.2007 1:44

Ya! I look forward to re-buying all those ps1 games again, just to play them on the PSP.

And they wonder why people are firmware modding their PSP's.

Just another way to scam the mindless.

820.12.2007 10:10

So the PS3 finally has a purpose.. to play PSOne games using the PSP.

Sony will probably go back into making PSone games so they can sell more hardware ;)

928.12.2007 5:28

An interesting lil update we really do need something to let us play the old games on the new consoles.

1028.12.2007 12:09

So this is the PS3 answer to more exclusive titles :-P Nice!

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 28 Dec 2007 @ 12:10

1128.12.2007 17:00

only trouble is you can only play half of the PSone titles because the PSP has a badly designed control layout.

1229.12.2007 19:23
Zozma
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does this render firmware mods and pandora's battery, etc. useless? by that i mean, do you only need to download image files from discs on a computer to your psp if you dont have a ps3, or is this some remote play, b.s; useless for anyone w/o a ps3?

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