PS3 60gb PAL Console BC

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  1. hjn123

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    Hi all, I have a PAL PS3 60gb model which has never been updated before, I was woundering if i updated is there a chance i could loose backwards compatabilty? because i heard the UK console uses software emulation and sony disables it in there updates?

    Is this true can somone who has a PAL ps3 60gb tell me?
     
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    For the 60gig launch model backwards compatability is done via hardware and cannot be removed via updating the firmware.

    It's the only PS3 that has backwards compatability so updating the firmware on any model PS3 will not make any difference i.e. If it had backwards compatability it still will after updating and if it didn't originally it still wont :)
     
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    But i heard the PAL ps3 60gb uses software
    Or dose that not matter or am i just wrong?
     
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    The US version of the 60gig, used the emotion engine, but the European one used software.

    As to updating, you won't lose a thing updating to the latest software update, which is 3.50, on the backwards compatibility front, it will still play ps1 and ps2 games.

    What you will lose is the OS, the Other Operating System feature of being able to install Linux, as they removed that.
     

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