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No you can not turn a PS3 into a Backwards Compatible PS2 game player. That's why the demand for older Backwards Compatible PS3 models with the 4 USB ports has increased the resale value. If you could make a Backwards Compatible PS3 Slim 250 GB why would someone pay as much for an old PS3 with an unknown history that might have been repaired many times.

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What is the download to make ps3 backwards compatible?

You can't download it. You have to buy a PS3 with Backwards compatibility. _______________________________________________________________________ I have started a facebook group entitled, "All PS3 systems should be BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE!" I would greatly appreciate the support of anyone willing to join. Thank you for your support.

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