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ps2/ps3 question

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does anyone know if the higher gig model ps3's are compatible with ps2 games? i heard they are. My sis in law is getting a ps3, and shes selling her ps2 games, ie rockband, and i thought the ps3 might still be backwards compatible if u get the right one. Any insight would be helpful. thanks!
 
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I know the first gen 20gb and 60gb PS3's can. 2nd gen are only software based. After that, there is no PS2 support.
 
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ahh, i see, so the new slim will not support ps2 then?
 
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Not right now no. They may bring out some software emulator for it, but that is still in the air afaik.
 
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Thanks for the info! not sure which they are getting, likelly the new one. i have an older one, not even sure which one it is, my GF bought it. Ill have to check