Moving downloaded games from an old PS3 to a new console.


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Hi there

I've just gotten myself a new 320gb PS3 to replace my old one.

Can I delete the downloaded game Infamous ( one of the free PSN give way games ) from the old PS3 then download it again once I sign into my PSN account on the new 320gb PS3?

I am intending to use the “Data Transfer Utility” to transfer the all my game saves and any other data but I thought trying to transfer a 8gb game like Infamous may take an eternity move over.


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Yes, just go into your download history (in the PSN store & in "My Account") once you've added your PSN account onto your new PS3.
You'll be able to redownload any game/demo etc that you've ever downloaded from the store.

Remember to deactivate your old PS3 if you're getting rid of it, so you don't waste one of your activations.


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You can also deactivate directly from your old console.
Login to PSN, then go into "My Account"- will be able to deactivate from there as well.

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