PS3s Struck Down in Worldwide Outage - PS3's Day of Doom

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  1. ap831
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  2. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    And Sony just confirmed how crappy are they and the systems they design.

    The "Sony Timer" thing seems awfully plausible.
     
  3. Heito

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    Wow, am I glad I was forced into getting the slim model when my old one gave me the yellow light of death a few weeks back!

    This sounds horrible though! It's like y2k but for the ps3
     
  4. Jamstruth

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    Hmm...since its March 1st there's a theory going around that its something to do with Leap Year calculation, why the PS3 slims are unaffected is anybody's guess. I thought about warning my brother but I'm sure Sony will do a fix for him if he doesn't already know [​IMG]
     
  5. Cermage

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    using sankaku as a source...... jesus......
     
  6. Forstride

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    Oh boy, can't wait to tell this to my friend who is a huge PS3 fanboy. He probably won't believe me, then he'll go home, turn on his PS3 (Unless he has a slim, but I don't think he does), and come back to school the next day and bitch at me for not telling him, like most people do.
     
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    The thing is I always heard it was called the "Achilies Heel." Meaning there was always one part that broke just after the warranty expired. Like the lens assembly in the ps1 and ps2.
     
  8. zuron7

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    How could it be that all happen at once?
    If it happened on the 1St of April I could understand.
     
  9. thegame07

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    I'm scared to turn on my ps3 now. I haven't played it for 2 months or something. My warranty runs out in a month.
     
  10. RupeeClock

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    Well shit, it's all over Google news and there's over 599 comments on the Joystiq article.

    This day will probably go down in infamy.
     
  11. talesmeister

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    WHATTT sankaku as source........HUAHAHAHAHAHa
     
  12. jalaneme

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    i call bullshit on this, this rumour was trolled by a xbox 360 fanboy, that is my guess.
     
  13. Athlon-pv

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    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=236978

     
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    Then why would PS3 owners be talking/complaining about it on a number of sites? I'm pretty sure those people wouldn't want to give the system they own (If they only own a PS3) even more bad rep than it already has.
     
  16. stanleyopar2000

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    its a conspiracy lol to shut down the LOL ps2 compatible units so you ROFL have to buy a new XD one!!!!


    SURE..... [​IMG]
     
  17. jalaneme

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    HOLLY CRAP THANK GOODNESS I LOOKED ON THE GBA TEMP FORUMS OR ALL MY GAME SAVES WOULD HAVE GONE FOREVER! INCLUDING COPY PROTECTED GAMESAVES JESUS CHRIST!
     
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  19. kicknhorse

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    I agree with the "Achilies Heel" of sony, mosto f the stuff I have had previous from Sony was like this.

    Especcially an old sony computer (I know - embarrassing but there was reasons!) I had broke right after the warrenty, and because the parts were made so specific it would have cost an aweful lot to fix. So I took it all apart and its currently sitting in boxes (as so for about 2 years).

    The only thing is, my PS1 (original) is still going! Touch wood. But everything else (right down to memory cards and controllers) do not last long.
     
  20. jalaneme

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    lol i just turned off my ps3 from the mains completly, i hope thy fix this ASAP.