Boasting blistering processing speeds and eye-popping graphics, the PlayStation®3 will change the way you think about gaming. In addition to an ever-growing catalog of games, the PS3™ features the Cell Broadband Engine™, integrated Blu-ray Disc™ player and 250GB hard disk drive to deliver the ultimate high-definition entertainment experience.
More than a gaming system, the PS3 delivers a whole new world of entertainment. A built-in Blu-ray Disc player lets you watch movies in stunning Full HD 1080p resolution with theater-quality sound. It also upscales your DVDs to near HD quality with DVD upscaling1 and with BD-Live2 technology, you can download bonus content, games, trailers and more.
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Thanks to built-in Wi-Fi, the entire web is at your disposal. You can set up a wired or wireless internet connection3 and download games, movies, TV shows and more straight to your PlayStation3 system via PlayStation Network or at the PlayStation®Store. Hook up a USB-certified or Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse to make browsing even easier.
Take your gaming to a new level with your free PlayStation®Network account4. Connect with other players and partake in online multiplayer games, enter tournaments, and create and share content with other PlayStation Network users. Plus, you can keep track of what games your friends are playing with Friend's List.
Share your music, photos and videos with friends and family from one convenient location. Designed to support all major codecs, you can play virtually any digital file as well as Blu-ray Disc movies, DVDs, CDs, or connect a compatible USB device5 to the PS3 system's hard drive and enjoy your photos, videos and music anytime you like.
More than an high-definition gaming system, the PS3 lets you rip music to the hard disk drive, import, store and display photos from any digital camera or memory unit, as well as upload digital videos. You can also play your existing library of DVDs, CDs and any new Blu-ray Disc formatted movies.
Experience total entertainment on the road as well as at home with Remote Play. Use your PlayStation Portable (PSP) to access your PS3 system via a wireless internet connection4 and enjoy all the music, videos and pictures stored on your PlayStation3. Plus, the PSP® system can even fire up your PS3 system remotely from stand-by mode with Remote Start.
It Only Does Everything™
While the form factor may have changed, the new slimmer and lighter PlayStation®3 250GB system still comes with free PlayStation®Network membership, integrated Wi-Fi and 250GB of hard disk drive storage for your games, music, videos and photos. Plus, every PS3™ system comes with a built-in Blu-ray Disc™ player to give you pristine picture quality and the best high-definition viewing experience available. Whether it's gaming, Blu-ray movies, CDs, DVDs, music or online services, you can experience it all with the PlayStation®3 system.
Note: This model will not play PlayStation® 2 games, but is backwards compatible with select PS one™ games.
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PlayStation®3 and PSP® play nice together. Easily exchange media like photos, videos and music from your PlayStation®3 system to your PSP® system. Plus, get ready to witness an explosion in creativity as developers take on the challenge of integrating the PSP system into PlayStation®3 games.
Not all video and audio formats may be supported.
** Online connectivity requires broadband internet service and network devices such as a DSL or cable modem.
Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately. Full HD 1080p requires an HDMI cable and a 1080p native display with an HDMI input supporting HDCP. Copy-protected Blu-ray video discs can only output at 1080p using an HDMI cable connected to a device that is compatible with the HDCP standard.
*User responsible for all applicable Internet fees. Some services or features may require additional fees. Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately. Copy-protected Blu-ray video discs can only output at 1080p using an HDMI cable connected to a device that is compatible with the HDCP standard. HDMI cable not included. If a device that is not compatible with the HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) standard is connected to the system using an HDMI cable, video and/or audio cannot be output from the system. Due to manufacturing differences, some optical discs may not perform properly.
**Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately. Copy-protected Blu-ray video discs can only output at 1080p using an HDMI cable connected to a device that is compatible with the HDCP standard. HDMI cable not included. Additional equipment may be required to use the HDMI connector.
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