Feel free to read other technology "SECRETS" by visiting the menu at the top of this page.The following chart describes the basic differences between various PS3 model numbers. The first part lists the prefix, while the second part lists the suffix.Other models, most notably the 80GB "Metal Gear Solid PS3" used to be backwards compatible (using emulation software) but now they aren't.
Speaking to games industry website MCV, Play Station Europe's Jim Ryan confirmed this.
The company will invest in software updates like Share Play, Play as you Download, and Suspend/ Resume features instead, he stated.(Also see: Microsoft's E3 2015 Conference: The Xbox One is Now a PC, Holo Lens, and Yes, Games)"We are just taking two different approaches.
One of the standout announcements from E3 2015 was Microsoft revealing that you can play your Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One.
And if you were expecting Sony to follow suit, think again.
Combining prefix and suffix allows you to arrive at an actual PS3 model number.
Note that although the harddrive capacity and memory card readers are missing in some models, you can upgrade or add the capability later.Unfortunately there are just not sufficient enough software engineers in the world for everyone to do everything," he said."Each platform holder has to make their choices, we made one and they made another.And do remember that the ads support this page so visit them if they interest you.Note that this page is part of a collection of secrets to various hardware.The purpose of this webpage is to provide information (a majority are secret or are hard to find) on the PS3.