PSInsider writes: Firmware update 3.01 still fails to solve the issue completely.
I never have issues with my PS3 thank god.
I can't speak for everyone but.. Uncharted still freezing Battlefield 1943 still freezing Fat Princess still freezing Marvel vs Capcom 2 still freezing I can't imagine what all our new PS3 owners are thinking when there brand new console is bugged. *Edit* Burnout just froze on my brother as I was typing. Sony just revert us back to pre-firmware 3.00 COME ON SONY FIX IT NOW!!
My ps3 YLOD 2 weeks ago. Aswell as thanking God you might wana pray, just to be safe. :P
of course you dont the ps3 is flawless its the best thing on this planet!
Karma is a b...h! After making fun of 360 and RROD, this comes back to hunt PS3 owners(like my self, but i have no issues so far). A bit funny.
I think its funny people want to compare it freezing one game, to bricking consoles like the NXE. Judging by the disagrees going around I can tell there are alot of xbox fans in here, Why is that??
add LittleBigPlanet to the list. Come on Sony it's really annoying
Well there's a big difference between freezing issues and the red ring of death. YLOD issues are not sweeping the nation, but if you did some research on the forums the big problem is freezing. This can be fixed with firmware updates unlike your RROD epidemic.
Wutter Yeah sure every game you have freezes after 3.01. How about you post some vids instead of just posting a comment that a 5 year can post. Let's see we have 24 comments here now and 5 people complaining. Out of 23 million consoles that is .00000021739%. I am not saying it doesn't happen, but some people having problems don't equal RROD like epidemic. I personally have never had any problem with any firmware update and i have 82 games so go figure. BTW i have a 60gb first gen. @cooliris give me a break you don't have a Ps3 and couldn't afford one even if I gave you the money to buy it. BTW some random guy on a random site blogs about this and it's news?
Do all you guys have ps3 slims or something? It's really surprising that all of a sudden these people come out reporting problems. I got a 60gb though, and haven't had any problems with any update.
My Little Big Planet has issues to. The screen goes black for 1 second randomly while you here a loud pop. I hope Uncharted 2 is able to run on the PS3. I hope the devs are not pushing PS3 beyond it's capabilities.
I'm not talking out of my ass. If you check my comment history you will see that I am actually a Sony fanboy. I am on my 3rd PS3, and if buying 3 PS3's doesn't show my gratitude towards Sony then I don't know what does.
but i always saw you screen name as cool girls gb. on topic you fail. you put that uncharted 2 blu ray within 5 meters of a 360 and it would choke AND red ring. For the many people who have purchased a slim and are having these issues...i feel for ya. Hopefully sony will fix this sooner rather than later. Ive used this news to stop me from updating my slim..........sorry guys
a patch to fix a patch that was supposed to fix a patch. sony needs to get their Sh*t together. These kinds of problems should not be happening on consoles.
wutter You are supposed to l..k Sonys you know what, then you will get agrees, on this site you can't speak the truth, only what fanboys want to hear, for them that is the truth. Some sick people on internet
I've NEVER had a problem with Burnout. EVER.
Wutter Then show me a youtube vid of all of those games freezing.. Uncharted still freezing Battlefield 1943 still freezing Fat Princess still freezing Marvel vs Capcom 2 still freezing and I'll stand corrected, and will apologize. I just find it hard to believe that many games are freezing on millions of consoles and Sony hasn't scheduled a press conference yet. BTW FYI you can revert back to an old firmware I think.
Is the issue with the PS3 Slim and firmware 3.0 / 3.1 or is it with the firmware? anyone knows?
"sony needs to get their Sh*t together. These kinds of problems should not be happening on consoles. " Aint just Sony, is it?
Yeah, a critical hardware failure that requires you to send in a console for 2-3 weeks is similar to a small game freeze that can be remedied with pressing the PS button or resetting the console. GOOD ONE!
Let's see.. I don't have a youtube account, don't feel like making one, my girlfriend has our digital camera, and on top of all that I could careless about proving this to someone who acts 10 years old. And no, you can't revert back to an older firmware.
jleack yes because there is nothing "cooler" then resetting my console 10 times a day, i mean that will prolong its life span, now won't it? What a joke, way to spin. Don't know how it works with 360(because i dont have it), but when my PS3 got broke i waited almost 2 months for Sony to send me new one, yes 2 months! I should add that this happened in Europe.
burnout paradise freezing ??? I THINK NOT ... i do think the problem comes from your hard drive ...not from the system update ..
uncharted kept freezing with 3.0 everything else was fine. now uncharted is not freezing, but batman: AA does randomly after 3.01
Burnout was running fine for about an hour and a half then it froze, just like Uncharted. Battlefield froze on the connecting pop up, MVC2 froze on me at the title screen, Fat Princess froze while connecting to server.
I am affraid to turn on my 3.00 ps3 for fear it will freeze and yet I turn on my Dec05 360 and watch episodes of the office every night on netflix. Oh the irony. edit: @wood. Pretty good comeback. I left that one open didnt I. It wont matter that I game on my elite and use this system as a media player. You are right I dont game on this one as much as my other one.
I experienced a freeze while destroying a turret truck in inFamous a couple nights ago. Also, I experienced a strange glitch where the screen went pixelated before the video went out (but resetting the console fixed that). Add on top of that the web browser freezes my console quite often (but that problem has been there since launch). This definitely makes me even more paranoid since buying the slim. lol No problems, pre-3.0 or post, with Uncharted, though.
yeah, a pslim freezing and a 360 brickin are SOOO similar....karma is something you obviously dont know the meaning of. ha ha 'yet I turn on my Dec05 360 and watch episodes of the office every night on netflix. Oh the irony' no games to play huh, thats the irony right there;)
I like how you bring up the 360s problems to somehow justify the ps3 freezing problems. I had problems with uncharted so I believe it. Im glad I got to finish it but it was annoying to restart the console everytime the game froze. Sure RRoD is worse, but it doesnt make freezing games on PS3 any less annoying. Kz2 and MGS4 have worked fine for me but uncharted froze alot. I wish I could revert back to 2.8 because the features he added wernt worth it to me. Edit-- vvv-- yeah so, hes a failure too just like all the people who get butthurt and add more off topic crap.
Actually if you read Unbiased1 brought(NXE Killing Xboxes) up first. Logic Fail?
Uncharted hasn't froze. Fat Princess hasn't froze. MAG hasn't froze. Batman hasn't froze. Dead Space hasn't froze. Valkyria Chronicles hasn't froze. No one from Sony came over and slapped me in the mouth. Kanye West didn't interrupt this post because OSDT is coming out. My controller hasn't exploded NOR have I needed to replace the battery (i.e. buy a new controller). I'm sure something was going on or else there wouldn't be a 3.01, but don't blow sh!t outta proportion. Haters. ...and these NXE comparisons are just funny.
Sony can't even code correctly for their own system.
I play Battle field 1943 and MvsC 2 alot, and they never freeze, i have a 80 gig motorstorm bundle ps3.
keep it tight ;)
I had issues with KZ2 today after updating to 3.01. It did not freeze completely, it was more like the hiccups. I did not have the issues prior to the update. For those that think these issues aren't happening, they won't go away no matter how long you pretend they don't exist.
1. That PS3 is sourounded by a bunch a clutter, nice breathing space there buddy. 2. The PS3 is on the EFFIN FLOOR. Are you an idot? 3. The ventalatlation of the PS3 is facing the side of the furniture, a wall too close for it to breath at all. 4. You probably haven't cleaned that ps3 ever since you bought it. New generations of hardware call for more service. It's true of TVs, Computers, Game consoles, Cars.
FIXED!!!! For me anyway. Disabled Dolby 5.1ch under sound output settings. Runs like a charm. Try it, let meknow what results you guys get. Failing that, try the most basic sound settings you can. Me thinks 3.0 causes some kind of conflict in the newer model chips as my 60gb fatty has no worries....
@ MAiKU Read carefully chump. I'll try to make it simple enough even for you. IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad nooooooooooooooooooo issuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuues priiiiiiiiior toooooooooo theeeeeeee uuuuuuuuuuuuuupgrade. 1. No clutter. My PS3 is in a wide open and cool space. 2. My PS3 is not on the floor. No, you are the idiot. 3. There is nothing blocking the ventilation and it's not close to a wall. 4. I clean my PS3 every two weeks. I know it may hurt your little feeling, but the PS3 is not without it's faults.
okay don't call me a chump. Name calling should be reserved for that section over there -----> Did i refer to everyone in that statement? no i didn't. Listen carefully, everthing depicted was a direct WTF towards the person in that video. Your reasons could be entirely different and in fact it could be nothing with what you did but what the firmware did instead, but his/her's are definitely wrong. I merely reacted to what that person did, and hoped that it will signal as a warning to all people who have their consoles (ps3/360/wii) in a similar position to change it immediately. Not to take personal offense on the behalf of someone who never asked you to. Ok? hope that wasn't too fast for you. Now if that was you recording your vid then yes i would tell you that you're indeed doing it wrong. EDIT: Oh and certain compoenents can wear down over time after mis use, whilst doing this one thing all the time didn't affect performance at all, you suddenly do something that requires it to dish out more power performance wise and it all goes down hill from there. It may hurt your feelings to know that this is a common fact with all hardware. And i never said a PS3 couldn't brick or freeze either :). Please don't put words in my mouth. Check my comments if you want, i never stated that ever in my life. If i was that stupid about this sort of thing i'd be out of a job. ;)
@wUTTer - I would contact Sony your console is obviously faulty its nothing to do with the firmware that was just bad timing I play those games too and have no problems. There is no uncharted freezing problem anymore this article is xbox fanboys holding onto a bit of bad news. It's a shame they have to resort to this. Definetly out of fear though as they know they picked the wrong console. Enjoy ODST this christmas :)
I haven't had any issues myself. However, being a launch 60GB owner I deliver a word of advice to others like me. CLEAN YOUR SYSTEM! This all depends on how ballsy you are. If your are afraid of taking your system apart, then just use a good vacuum around the vents with an air duster or compressor blowing material free from the other side. Myself...I take apart various laptops and desktops to perform warranty replacements as part of my job, so that combined with the fact my PS3's warranty was long since expired, I disassembled my PS3 without fear and thoroughly cleaned it inside and out. Let me tell you, this is the best way to go because there was a CRAP TON of dust in there. My system now runs as cool and quiet as it was new. Just DO NOT disassemble your PS3 unless you are confident you can get it back together and have it work.
It does everything.
U do know Metal Gear Rising is a poor mans MGS. Its just to make bots happy.
Am i the only dude that has never had any problems with ANY update? I got an original 60gb btw. All these reported problems make me think they are just xbots or something, but just my opinion
I don't know why people are having all those problems.. I played Uncharted with firmware 3.00 and finished the game on hard.. Now with the 3.01 I'm going trough the game on crushing.. I don't know why but somehow I never get any of those issues stated o_O
@LTC No it isn't it's for funding their next PS3 exclusive or a new 10 times better version of the MG Rising 360 game.. It's standard nowadays..
My Ps3 was fine with all games (and I have alot of them) up until 3.00, and 3.01 did not fix this issue. Uncharted is not the only game freezing, here's a video. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
MY uncharted game keeps frezzing and it keeps giving my ps3 the ylod
Then how do you know that Uncharted is keep freezing on your 50th imaginary ps3? Sigh. Ignore*
hahahahaha @ suunyd that was a good one..imaginary ps3...get out of here hahah good one tho bubbles.
This is why I will always wait when consoles release a new update. All that traffic when downloading will cause something wrong to happen. Or because there is a glitch that appears.
I have tip for Sony, since they are not able to make decend software (not speaking of games) they should stop making new updates or what ever, just leave it how it is, so that people at least can play games on their system.
My BF1943 still freezes ever since firmware 3.0 and 3.01. I have the 80gb fat PS3.
I have good news ps3 owners i found a way to fix uncharted frezzing issues just pour kolaid on your ps3 this should fix it
I have good news for you. Sell that 360 and get a ps3 slim ;) they're dirt cheap :P
You bots already drank all the Kool Aid.
if we poured kool aid on it, it would work about as well as a 360. we could just wait for the patch, since our problems actually ARE fixable when they occur.
YEAH YOUR MOMS FRESH MADE KOOL-AID? OR IS THAT FOR YOU AND YOUR 3SHI*TY! ha ha owned!
Mine doesn't freeze and after reading the PS3 forum where thousands of gamers come to complain there are no reports of freezing either.
oh, ok. so if your system messes up, you are just imagining things unless someone else has had the problem and reported it on the ps3 forums. if it isn't there, you are full of crap. right? after all, every ps3 owner also visits forums and knows to post any problems they have there. the issues with the game were definitely helped with the update, but not solved. and as other posters here have said, it isn't just uncharted.
Trust me, I am a Sony fanboy and I'm not delusional when I say that Firmware 3.00 has problems. I first noticed the freezing issues after trying to get my platinum trophy for Uncharted before UC2 releases. Uncharted is just one the games freezing. I have only tried a couple before completely giving up gaming until a new firmware comes. I guess it's back to PC for now. *cries*
I guess all those reports are bull too just because it never happened to me.
Time to buy another PS3 or Uncharted game disc LOL
Console all those having problems with early access to the Uncharted 2 demo :) I might suddenly develop freezing issues too ;)
Yes! Stellar idea =)
I couldn't update to 3.01 last night, it kept giving me an error... Mirror's Edge froze on me, not sure if it's related.
Anyone else's Blu-ray drive died after 3.00?
coincidence, it happens.
There's hundreds of posts over on the Playstation Blog filled with people saying that 3.01 stopped their PS3 from reading discs. In other news, 2 of my friends - yes, TWO of my friends; one last night and one about 15 minutes ago - got the yellow light of death. Or at least something similar. Their PS3 wont turn on, they get a slight yellow light blink, and then a nonstop flashing red light till they flick the back switch. Same thing for both of them. Cant even access the recovery menu. 3.00 and 3.01 was the worst thing ever.