Sony has told Eurogamer that it is unaware of any issues regarding the mysterious PS3 error codes supposedly popping up around the world.
Im a sony fan, but we know when someone is lying, i mean when we call in to the service department or whatever to report these problems, how does sony not hear about this? and this area has been around since launch, mines has been gone for about a good 7-9 months now, I guess do to the firmware updates or the fact I reformatted my HDD.
its not that...its this website...last night some website confirmed what it was through Sony...
Its not a hardware error...its a firmware/software error...its caused by a number of things...its semi-fixable, but could involve replacing your HDD if a bad sector caused it...
A lot of the 40gigs shipped with this...the error causes the drive to not read BD games properly...and I remember right when the 40gig came out a lot of people returning the system for a replacement because it wouldn't read the discs...
the other article pointed out that future firmware updates are supposed to have full roll-back support, which they don't now...which is entirely the problem...a bad os update is what causes this, whether your system turns off during the installation, or your HDD craps for a second...you can get stuck with it temporarily...
articles like this are just examples of the media trying to make a big deal out of nothing...You have to admit its been several months since anything negative has been said about the PS3 that was actually true...must be driving those people crazy...
It's just a lie, like that yellow light thingy!;-D
Well lets see...0.1% defect rate. Thats why. This isnt the 360 we are talking about. This is the Playstation 3. Good old reliable Japanese hardware.
True it could be the updates either the updates are failures or people dont update and some games needs the update to keep the PS3 stable.
soo um basically what we're saying is that those who have supposedly had this error are lying?
That or sony were unaware of the problem - although in fairness to them, they are probably aware of it now. not liking the phrase "i have spoken to our customer services team..." either btw, it strikes me as peculiar that there would be a single customer services team for all regions - i would think the different languages spoken around the world alone would prove quite a barrier.
anyways whatever, people are making more out of this error code than they should. especially when you consider failure rates for tech in general (and compare it to the opposition *COUGH*)
LOL... Yeah well MS ain't heard of RROD before either!
Bah, who care's anyway, the only broken 360/PS3 I care about are mine, and fortunately, both are up and running perfectly :)
in fairness thats actually quite funny.
my 360 is running only with a fixed towel over the half of the ventilation holes on it's back. Really no joke, that way he won't freeze on me (i was getting red vertical lines over the screen after playing a couple of minutes). I figured, that it needs to have higher temperature, but not so far, that it would overheat and show me the default 2 red rings...
If your 360 doesnt has warranty left then do the X-calmp trick it works for sure consult someone who has success for it and it doesnt replace it call to Ms it will come under RROD category for sure. Also now they are fixing 360 better most people who got them fixed after January are not having complains. Dont do the Towel technique it will burn your chip for sure yes belive the RROD is due to faulty solder the GPU and CPU remain intact, think this as some one GPU gets off the PCI expres socket of PC. If you need help mail me. I have a better technique (easier) than X-clamp and if you send it to MS best there reapir has gone way too better.
is probably telling the truth, i mean sure Sony is aware that there are errors, thats the whole point of having customer service, its because there are errors. But whet they are saying is that they are unaware of a greater problem, meaning there are not enough of he same "error" reports showing up to warrant wide spread panick.
In the wise words of Microsoft "things Break"
I think they're half aware and half unaware...I'm sure they know about the codes but I don't think they know exactly what each code even means. You have to pretty much go to the playstation forums to find out what they mean, but none of the codes mean "call Sony, you're PS3 is unusable", the most you'll have to do is do a hard reboot on the system or use a lens cleaner in most cases.
I call bullshit. Take a photo.
Bots keep on diggin'
I got my ps3 back in 11/17/06 and the only error I get is if my internet conection is not working
BECAUSE ITS A LIE!!!
xBot Lemmings do try, but do fail everytime!!! ;-D
WOW!!!! I clean my system every other day!
I no believe it until I see it.
so it turns out to be a lie? the xbots were dancing a while ago as if the ps3 has a 33% failure rate like their 360. haha. Even if the alleged problem exists, it would be only 1%, not 33%.
Lets be honest here, xbots. PS3 defect rate: 0.1% 360 defect rate: > 33% Of course Sony never heard of the error code. They have a zero point one defect rate. Doesnt matter how you spin that around. Your console remains inferior product.
Go ahead and claim ignorance. Just like you were unaware that people had to turn thier PS1's upside down to read discs. And PS2's got disc read errors. Go ahead and come out with a slim line PS3 instead of fixing your disc drives. Thats what you did in the past. At least Microsoft owned up to thier hardware failures and extended the warranty to cover it. Sony just denies everything.
Sony know and is lying. Mine went out with the same code and was repaired in a week ... I kept a log of it
There were even forums popping up every other day of the same thing ...why can't companies just admit a problem when there is one
Now 360 Fan Boys are claiming the all mighty bad internet connection code is bricking their PS3s. LOL
1. you can't hide 33%. 2. i owned a ps1 and i played it right side up. maybe you're retarded? 3. ps2 disc read error is nothing compared to 33% percent failure rate, and it wasn't that big a deal. my launch ps3 didn't get the disc read error until this year. i opened it and cleaned the lense. the end.
THis is exactly what happens when you have ghetto ass people with a PS3. Ive seen this with the xbox and the 360 when ghetto ass people have their 600 dollar system on the rug and in area where dust builds constantly and they act like they can't get off their ass and blow the thing or wipe it off or put it somewhere off the rug. these people also walk around with the PS3 in their arm and go room to room and to neighbors to play.they download and turn off the darn thing at the same time etc.stupid ghetto owners.Filthy Trash ass owners that play way to much games LOL
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