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dtwilliams
Posts: 14
Registered: ‎28-09-2008

PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

Any body got any idea when the patch for the PS3 will be released that will allow me to play my old PS2 SingStar songs on my 80GB PS3?

 

Or is this something that's going to come with SingStar 3? If so, any ideas on a release data for that?

 

Cheers

 

Dan

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PlexShaw
Posts: 65
Registered: ‎08-03-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

As I understand it, the update to allow SingStar PS3 to play songs from PS2 SingStar discs will be done via a firmware update to console itself. No clue as to when that will be though.
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MarkT1973
Posts: 142
Registered: ‎13-01-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

They have said it will be a patch before xmas. They also said Bluetooth mics and 300+ tracks at launch including the whole ps2 back catalogue on singstore so this might not happen!
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wilyWELSHman
Posts: 13
Registered: ‎27-12-2007

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

[ Edited ]
They also said the long awaited Queen song packs would be released in September...
Message Edited by wilyWELSHman on 29-09-2008 08:31 AM
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The_Apprentice
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎30-05-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

Due to neglect of Singstore, I'm thinking bout picking up one or two singstar discs when i go to Canada for a trip later this month.

But I wanna know for real if this patch is coming or not...

btw...does the PS2 Singstar discs work on PS3 (with backwards compatibility) by themselves? with the PS3 mics?
Or is this patch required to play the ps2 discs?
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thecabbage
Posts: 2,763
Registered: ‎29-01-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

The ps2 discs do indeed work in the 60G ps3 already.  Enjoy.

 

The update will allow them to work within the ps3 singstar interface.

 

The mics are identical.



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The_Apprentice
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎30-05-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs


thecabbage wrote:

The ps2 discs do indeed work in the 60G ps3 already.  Enjoy.

 

The update will allow them to work within the ps3 singstar interface.

 

The mics are identical.




Thanks very much man :smileyhappy:
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TheSpoonman
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎21-04-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

I have been told that the PS2 discs are still region specific even when played on the PS3.  So you may have to be carefull if you are picking up foreign discs.  Can anyone confirm this is the case?

 

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The_Apprentice
Posts: 38
Registered: ‎30-05-2008

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

that may be the case....

I'll just be getting one or two North American discs...
Singstar 80's and Singstar Pop Vol.2
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mrbennUK
Posts: 311
Registered: ‎09-08-2004

Re: PS3 patch to play PS2 SingStar songs

Oh great , I gave my PS2 singstar disks ( 6 of them ) to a mate for his kids . That would be 180 songs I'm not going to be singing properly now lol .
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