PS2 Emulator Download for Non-BC PS3s? - High-Def Digest Forums
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-08-2008, 10:16 AM
ElwoodJD's Avatar
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 648
Default PS2 Emulator Download for Non-BC PS3s?

Quote:
If VideoGameCentral is to be believed, it is stated in their product description of a 80GB Console that there is a Playstation 2 Emulator available for download, which is the only way to play PS2 games for our PS3 consoles that are not backwards compatible. Is there something Sony's not telling us? Could Sony be releasing a PS2 Emulator? Will it be on the 2.50 Firmware that is coming out soon?
http://www.ps3scene.com/news/static/...1223353569.php

Clearly a rumor from a source (VideoGameCentral) which I am not familiar enough with to put any stock in. I bought a PS2 on the cheap to play through some of the great games I missed last gen being a poor Xbox owner who couldn't afford both. I loved MGS1-3 and the God of War games, but I would love to be able to sell off my PS2 for some quick cash. However, I would only do that assuming I could still play my games on my non-BC PS3.

Anyone heard any good news which might support this rumor, or should I file it away as wishful thinking this late in the game? *crosses fingers for a TGS announcement*


*Disclaimer*
I put this discussion in the Game Room instead of Smackdown for a reason.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-08-2008, 10:36 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 2,477
Default

I wouldn't be shocked if the person who put that in/wrote the description was simply confused by the "PS2 System Data" download that has been on the PSN store since pretty much launch day, which allows playing PS2 games that require the hard drive (i.e. FFXI) on the BC PS3s.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-08-2008, 10:45 AM
Onslaught X's Avatar
Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 37,577
Default

On the other hand, it's possible that an announcement like this could be made at TGS, since this was originally rumored for E3.
__________________
Don't Reach, Young Blood

Part of The Finer Things Club, The Ghostbusters Club, The American Psycho Club, The SDF on 360 Club
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
24M Blu-ray Players to be Sold in 2010 (non PS3s) - 11M in 4Q - 50% of annual in 4Q Kosty High Definition Smackdown 64 10-23-2010 08:07 PM
Sony files patent on PS2 emulator - may incorporate in PS3's once again - Pyrelis Gaming Smackdown 31 07-02-2009 04:01 PM
PS2 BC in PS3s May Still Be Coming (Rumor) ElwoodJD Game Room 18 12-04-2008 05:20 PM
Microsoft Releases Xbox 360 HD DVD Emulator to Help Speed Content Production and Lowe diabolo HD DVD Software General Discussion 8 12-14-2007 02:15 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off