Does the PS3 play regular DVDs or just Blu-Ray?

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#1 Posted by SilentCapybara (350 posts) -
^^ Topic, thanks
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#2 Posted by swizzlar (638 posts) -
both
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#3 Posted by tryfe_lyn (4122 posts) -
both
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#4 Posted by punisher1 (3264 posts) -
yup
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#5 Posted by Prince_Denspion (2741 posts) -
not only does it also play DVD's it upscales them as well for an even better quality than a normal DVD player, enjoy!
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#6 Posted by jimm895 (7703 posts) -
It does both and it is one of the best Blu-Ray players out and with the next firmware update this will even be better than it is now. Also it is one of the best DVD upscaler and this seems to be getting better with firmware updates.
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#7 Posted by acridbradderz (25 posts) -
it currently plays both of the dvd and the bluray and div-x
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#8 Posted by codezer0 (15898 posts) -
The current spec for BluRay drives (strangely) makes the ability to play DVD and CD's optional; obviously though, it's encouraged to add in this support anyway. Frankly right now the PS3 is the only BD player I could see myself getting; if nothing else, but for the fact that none of the stand-alone BD players on the market (right now) are going to be able to support BD-Live and any future revisions of the spec (and let's face it, Sony and the BDA just love pumping out hardware revisions! :roll: ).
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#9 Posted by NSR34GTR (13179 posts) -
yeh both
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#10 Posted by Andrew_Xavier (9625 posts) -
The upscaling really helps too btw,
my old hellraiser collection looks fantastic on it :D
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#11 Posted by Symphonycometh (9592 posts) -
Le' both.
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#12 Posted by codezer0 (15898 posts) -
Does the PS3 upscale beyond 480p if you're using Component Video cables?