Sony Raises Concerns As PS3 Patches Are No Longer Downloadable For Some Games Ahead Of Store Closure

13. april. 2021
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SOURCE 1: in.ign.com/ps4/156581/news/ps4-clock-battery-death-will-kill-your-ability-to-play-games-report
SOURCE 2: www.playstation.com/en-gb/support/important-notice/
SOURCE 3: forum.psnprofiles.com/topic/105801-no-patches-for-some-ps3-games/
SOURCE 4: www.pushsquare.com/news/2021/04/some_ps3_games_supposedly_no_longer_downloading_patches
SOURCE 5: www.videogameschronicle.com/news/ps3-game-patches-have-reportedly-started-disappearing-ahead-of-store-closure/
SOURCE 6: www.videogameschronicle.com/news/revealed-the-138-playstation-games-that-wont-be-available-anywhere-after-store-closures/
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  • Really hoping this is just some server issue and not Sony actually disabling the ability to download PS3 patches for games you already own, but they haven't said anything yet. SURPRISE MECHANICS (MERCH): www.yongyea.com PATREON: www.patreon.com/yongyea TWITTER: twitter.com/yongyea TOP PATRONS [BIG BOSS] - Charlie Galvin - DatadyneExecutive - Devon B - Jonathan Ball - Joseph Lavoie - WECKmaster329 - Zergling50 [BOSS] - Gerardo Andrade - Joe Hunt - MD archenangel - Michael Redmond - Peter Vrba - Sarano - Shepard Gaming - skyrimfan14 - Time Dragonlord [LEGENDARY] - BattleBladeWar - NEO JASON VAMP - The Brothers Tiegs - Theron Webb - Yue

    YongYeaYongYeaMåned siden
    • @GAME OVER "WE HAVE EVERY PIXEL COVERED" what about when u have 600 plus games onlynplayed 10 percent

      ScopedReaper7ScopedReaper723 dager siden
    • Does this smell like the opening moves to a FireSale?

      rubbercablerubbercable29 dager siden
    • @Tru Gaming They are. Actually.

      Sega UnitedSega UnitedMåned siden
    • Even if it IS an accident, they won't care enough to fix it. After all, why would you play old games?

      SuperLlama42SuperLlama42Måned siden
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      Sega UnitedSega UnitedMåned siden
  • Shit like this is why Im a PC player.

    y0ung_tax_r3turn1y0ung_tax_r3turn126 dager siden
  • They reversed they’re decisions!!!!!!

    Victor GonzalezVictor Gonzalez27 dager siden
  • Also stop acting like you really care. Are you buying ps3 and vita games digitally today ?

    GrayWolf300GrayWolf30027 dager siden
  • Lmao store ain't closing. Nice bandwagon and jumping in on the hate wave. This aged so bad. Stop fear mongering, I know many don't agree with the decisions sony makes, I don't agree as well. But stop making up shit and making things seem like they are the end for Sony

    GrayWolf300GrayWolf30027 dager siden
  • The question is Why now, why is Sony all of a sudden shutting down these stores, when Xbox Live and the Xbox 360 storefront are still active If Microsoft can embrace game emulation, then Sony can as well, the problem is, they just don’t care

    Honduran YokelHonduran Yokel27 dager siden
  • So if I buy another ps3 after the store closes, can I still dl my purchase games?

    lilazeonboalilazeonboa28 dager siden
  • Jesus fuck... The more I'm learning the more I'm glad that for 80-90% of most games available between the 2 platforms (PS3 or 360), I opted for the Xbox 360 version.

    SeiichiroAokiSeiichiroAoki28 dager siden
  • In my opinion, if anyone who says along the lines "We give no comment or statement for [insert problem(s) here]...", then to me it is they do not care who they give their products to and then no longer fulfill the demand of the the product does

    alfredovasquez774alfredovasquez77428 dager siden
  • If they decide to not update patches to PSP or PS Vita games like with the PS3, people will riot. Very bad move.

    ReccaWolfReccaWolf28 dager siden
  • Well, i have been on playstation from day one but i wont get ps5, but i have been on xbox too and im going all in xbox and pc with gamepass from now..you just rent a game now anyway so fuck disc and buing games! Im selling all ps3 and ps4 console and games and start collecting only up to ps2 games.. way to go sony

    SAH76SAH7628 dager siden
  • How long do people expect a 15 yr old system to be supported. This shot costs money. Once it's not profitable a company has to move on.

    Jamal PeoplesJamal Peoples29 dager siden
  • Lol why does everyone think it's Sony's job for game preservation. It's a thing that started with pirates and the try to justify it as "Game Preservation". Sony Nintendo Sega Microsoft Never think about game preservation. It's not their job. There are enough pirate groups on the net already doing it. As for patches. You can download those too. Stop crying about it. It's always been like this. Why would would those companies support patches 15, 20 plus years old. Oh well if you don't have the know how to jailbreak your old systems then too bad for you. Learn something g and do it yourself. A

    Damien LeaderDamien Leader29 dager siden
  • And this. This right here is why you never buy digital. At least not from Sony.

    shaunthesheep24shaunthesheep2429 dager siden
  • some games wont even let u launch them offline unless they update iirc

    Lucifer AngelsLucifer Angels29 dager siden
  • its happening already im trying to buy p3 fes but every time I check out and confirm purchase it says "an error has occurred"

    Social GamingSocial GamingMåned siden
  • Skyrim on PS3 is essentially unplayable.

    Joel Dies lolJoel Dies lolMåned siden
  • People have spent thousands on Playstation products... that's very messed up that their games will one day not work even with the physical game copies.

    tiatmat_ Wyrmtiatmat_ WyrmMåned siden
  • SONY's management in Japan better rub some brains cells together and fire this moron running Playstation.

    Eric HEric HMåned siden
  • Sony providing a clear and consumer friendly statement? Sure...

    Andrew UKAndrew UKMåned siden
  • PS4 is going to be my last console. Fuck this industry.

    Teras_KasiTeras_KasiMåned siden
  • It really is weird how the once "Evil Empire" of PC companies, Microsoft, is now looking like the lone good guys of computing platforms.

    Carbon Roller CacoCarbon Roller CacoMåned siden
  • Just spent the past 2 hours downloading updates for 40+ PS3 games as my original PS3 died and wanted to avoid missing out on the updates being unavailable in future, all those disc changes... my back is killing me! A note to all ME fans, if you bought the original Mass Effect digitally as I did when the trilogy edition was released but own 2 & 3 on disc, make sure do download updates for ME2 otherwise you cannot import your ME1 save and will have to rely on Genesis.

    CS Bill TannerCS Bill TannerMåned siden
  • My question is who is still playing ps3

    Chuy AlvaradoChuy AlvaradoMåned siden
    • @Greavesy fair enough all great games, but the ps3 came out 14 years ago I think that's more then enough time to enjoy a game, and after 14 years playing what what could be left in the game to do

      Chuy AlvaradoChuy Alvarado20 dager siden
    • Me. Family guy, max Payne 3, gta iv, red dead redemption, 007 blood stone. Some great games.

      GreavesyGreavesy20 dager siden
  • 10-15 years from now, Imagine owning and installing Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4, and being stuck with only the 1.0 version

    KDM16AABKDM16AABMåned siden
  • Get a PC?

    Trashsuit AndyTrashsuit AndyMåned siden
  • I decided to back to this thread and share something. Im now able to update Gran Turismo 5 EU. Not sure if something Sony changed but before today I wasnt able to.

    RAFFRAFFMåned siden
  • Californian HQ doing as much as possible to crash Sony..

    UnBearified BearUnBearified BearMåned siden
  • As a retro gamer, this sort of news is very disappointing. That's just some grade A bullshit.

    Marco MeijerMarco MeijerMåned siden
  • I used to love Sony, now they are the worse. PC is better in almost every way. Even game preservation.

    Alexander AntonopoulosAlexander AntonopoulosMåned siden
  • Also remember, many games do not let you use saves created on newer versions. GT5 is an example. If like me, you have hundreds of hours put into the game, with the save linked to the latest patch, you can no longer use your save if you can't update the game. Sony can suck it as far as I'm concerned. With Sony bringing many of its 'exclusives' to Steam, I'm finally free to move fully to PC next gen. I'm done with the console gaming BS!

    Ben RogueBen RogueMåned siden
  • My PSP can't even access the inter-webs anymore and my games play just fine.

    MySplatterhouseMySplatterhouseMåned siden
  • I'm not getting a good vibe from Sony with all the bad and worrisome press lately. I have been a Playstation fanboy for generations, and to be honest, I'm strongly leaning towards XBOX these days. I was lucky to have purchased a PS5, but the truth is, I'm thinking about wanting a Series X more than the PS5 I bought. That should be a big concern to Sony because I have a feeling I'm not the only one leaning more towards XBOX.

    TrekBuilderTrekBuilderMåned siden
  • I've been with Xbox since OG. Yes even through the 2013 Xone shitshow.

    EndlessFunctionalityEndlessFunctionalityMåned siden
  • Sony is screwing up so bad that Microsoft looks really good

    BungaLunga pungaBungaLunga pungaMåned siden
  • Yeah as far as I'm concerned if the only legitimate way to get a copy of a game is to go through scalpers upcharging out the ass then go right ahead and pirate. Once PS3 is totally gone offline and you can't buy games like Cellfactor legitimately then what's the harm?

    Ivan DIvan DMåned siden
  • Patches can be applied thru jailbreak, right?

    popcorn chokespopcorn chokesMåned siden
  • Stop buying games on Sony platforms! Speak with your wallet, people. They pull this shit because they know their customers are idiots.

    Inazuma65Inazuma65Måned siden
  • Guess its time to mod our consoles

    G1sandG1rlsGamingG1sandG1rlsGamingMåned siden
  • Warning to people who are new to YongYea’s channel, he spreads a lot of negative news and rarely covers good news. He creates a sense that everything is going downhill, when in reality it’s opposite of that. Focusing too much on the bad news will make you think that and that’s what he relies on for views. As you can see he has developed a community that are extremely pessimistic and will come at you with full force if you are even remotely suggesting the opposite of the consensus. Be warned that this entire channel is one big echo chamber.

    Almost UltimasaurusAlmost UltimasaurusMåned siden
  • Yar harr fiddle dee dee! I am a pirate!

    TrialRagnarokTrialRagnarokMåned siden
  • I feel like all of this would a none issue if more PlayStation games were backwards compatible like Xbox.

    Wes BergWes BergMåned siden
    • The only issue is that eventually, support for the PS3 would end and to properly play your PS3 games, you would need to buy a PS5, but yeah, Sony needs to bring back retrocompatibility.

      Victor DamázioVictor DamázioMåned siden
  • I had actually been planning on buying an old ps3 in order to play the R&C collection and various other games, but what's the point now. i just hope they make some effort to move titles onto the newer systems, it always sucks when games you played years ago can no longer be reliably obtained or played.

    HighoverseerHighoverseerMåned siden
  • This is why i play strictly on PC.

    Steve WilsonSteve WilsonMåned siden
  • Meanwhile, all my offline consoles and games work perfectly. It just doesn't seem wise to continue investing money into video games. You will be forced to purchase the same games over and over, if they even become available for purchase again, in order to continue playing it. They look at it as a loss if you, a customer, simply buy a game and then own a game and no longer pay for that game. It's all in service to the games-as-a-service model, moving toward a future where you pay constant recurring fees to stream content that you can never own. You will play what is made available for you to play and nothing else, and you will pay all of your money for the privledge. I do not accept the terms of their offer, and my counter-offer doesn't actually require their acceptance. People have been far too lenient on these companies.

    leadbonesleadbonesMåned siden
  • For the Players, thanks Sony. Still play my Vita everyday. PS3 on Occasion.

    KishnabeKishnabeMåned siden
  • You know what, I guess it’s time to buy an Xbox series x. I always buy both. Xbox and PlayStation. Just in case shit like this happens. But at this point I actually wanna throw my ps5 to the garbage. I grew up with PlayStation and this is just hella sad. I’m more frustrated than sad actually.

    Chris ChrisChris ChrisMåned siden
  • For my prospective it stupid by knowing PSP, PS3 and PS Vita started the downloaded content like PS2 started online gaming The biggest problem with the PlayStation Store being shut down on PSP, PS3, and PS Vita is going to cost Sony a lot people and money because the biggest fear for Sony is that most people will leave and go to Nintendo and Microsoft Xbox ,once it happens because PS4 and PS5 have no backwards compatible ability for PS1, PS2, PS3 game discs,PSP, and PS, Vita game titles

    Jery SilverJery SilverMåned siden
  • Sony cutting the cors

    Sexy UnykornSexy UnykornMåned siden
  • Sony: Not stocks

    CT -1450CT -1450Måned siden
  • Games for Windows Lives welcomes you, Sony. Have you met some of his good friends like Fable III?

    Ghost RavenstormGhost RavenstormMåned siden
  • I'm more worried about being able to play PS1 and PS2 classics.

    Ghost RavenstormGhost RavenstormMåned siden
  • This is exactly why I never wanted a Xbox one or PS4 just some how I knew shit like this would happen it really does suck though

    ShatteredhorizonShatteredhorizonMåned siden
  • At this rate you're better off getting a PC because Sony doesn't care about preserving legacy titles.

    Outkast ShadowkingOutkast ShadowkingMåned siden
  • The game companies has to understand if they don,t want us pirating give us some other way to these games or we will pirate these games.

    charmender 33charmender 33Måned siden
  • And this is how a platform dies.

    Aaron PalkoAaron PalkoMåned siden
  • It's not about emulators it's about companies integrity stop kissing Sony's behind

    J JJ JMåned siden
  • There are enough bizarre inconsistencies and randomness to the games listed that it seems like some kind of error rather than a deliberate move but at the same time Sony has done nothing to deserve the benefit of the doubt and additionally the squeaky well gets the grease so take them to task as hard as possible over this or deliberate or not it won't be fixed ever.

    GodOfOrphansGodOfOrphansMåned siden
  • Every game i spent money on PS3 was a mistake, seems like PS4. Meanwhile the Xbox i refused to go with would have protected those same purchases and made them still playable had i purchased those same games on Xbox 360

    JohnnyX262JohnnyX262Måned siden
  • Fun fact, last night I couldn't play Metal Gear solid 4 on PS Now. I tried 3 times and got an error message that the game is not available. Hopefully thats just temporary so I am trying again today after work.

    JohnnyX262JohnnyX262Måned siden
    • And?

      Panzerkampfwagen V Ausf. A PantherPanzerkampfwagen V Ausf. A Panther29 dager siden
  • Welp, I'm having second thoughts on the PlayStation brand now ...

    Kyle SeseleeKyle SeseleeMåned siden
  • Sony Sun you sucki! Is Jim Ryan the new and not improved Don Mattrick?, looks that way. Imagine a future where you couldn't download patches for Cyberpunk 2077, 😬.

    Vance GVance GMåned siden
  • All I know is that Sony started ruining stuff the moment they started pushing censorship on their games.

    Smiling MajimaSmiling MajimaMåned siden
  • remember what it was like to have an actual working PS3 with a 35 inch 1080p screen. great Times, but those days are gone. I use to take so much pride in buying a game, I had to starve for games, sacrificing eating with my school pocket money. but now Sony is telling me, it isn't even worth it anymore, that all I did was pointless. I hope Sony enjoy. I am not buying a Damn thing on there store. I was actually committed to by PS4 and 5 games but no. they had to go and do this. it looks like I will always have to resort to piracy

    GhostFox 66GhostFox 66Måned siden
  • Sony in other Words: we dont want you to buy a ps5. Go buy a Xbox

    D TrumpD TrumpMåned siden
  • I think Sony is poor cause it costs money to keep up the servers

    TJTJMåned siden
  • I dunno.. worrying about saying the user has no way to access this stuff (unless they figure out the way to access this stuff) doesn't make much sense to me. None of this is problem for the user if they take the appropriate actions. This isn't a defense or offense towards sony it just the result of this action. Homebrew scene is going to boom and this is only good for user support functionality / accessibility in the long run. I think I understand the issues here but I don't see the problem.

    RodniDementalRodniDementalMåned siden
  • I would not be surprised if this starts a class action lawsuit

    Ryan QuintonRyan QuintonMåned siden
  • FoR ThE PlAyErS 💀 😂😂😂😂😂 "GaMiNg HaS No LiMiTs it turns out playstation fanboys are bigger suckers than i originally thought sony is taking so many L's right now 💀 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    OwO What Is ThisOwO What Is ThisMåned siden
  • Emulation is always far superior than anything any game company can create. You're not gonna see a company like Sony or Nintendo provide something that can make save states my dude lmao

    EmberEmberMåned siden
  • Playstation is becoming trash.

    Chris MercuryChris MercuryMåned siden
  • Sony wants you to put down the old games and play their new ones, along with all of the remastered remaster's

    Ray OidRay OidMåned siden
  • 5:17 - REEEALLYYY NOW?!?... 🤦🏻‍♂️ Shocking "news"...

    MicHaeL MonStaRMicHaeL MonStaRMåned siden
  • Sony just made the most compelling arguments in favor of piracy.

    FeanorBRFeanorBRMåned siden
  • nooo :(

    arial012arial012Måned siden
  • A sign of things to come whether it is an unintended server issue or not. We got advance warning of the store closure, but the gradual loss of other functionality is far more likely to just happen over time, with minimal to no communication from Sony.

    Activated ComplexActivated ComplexMåned siden
  • This is sabotage To try to force you into buying a newer product to play games. And then they get angry that people pirate games they no longer sell.

    ChronotechChronotechMåned siden
  • oh fuck:(

    Abood aliAbood aliMåned siden
  • Sony is the only company that can brick two of there consoles at the same time.

    DinoDinoMåned siden
  • To all hacking groups: please get jobs working for Sony NOW if you care about the preservation of classic game entertainment. You are our spy and cyber ninjas who can save us all when sony basically kills our game library. We should treat this like a black ops mission to prevent loss of property in case the government can't legislate to force sony to give consumers an alternative to play games long after the servers shut down.

    UToobUsername01UToobUsername01Måned siden
  • Good shit Sony The worst part is that they can afford to not care about it at all

    AdieAdieMåned siden
  • You guys realize PS3 is a 15 year old console, right? If playing old games on PS3 is a big deal for you for some reason, just buy physical copies. Pretty much every PS3 game costs a few Dollars at most or you can jailbreak the device if you don't even want to pay that. It's pointless to expect a 15 year old tech device to stay fully functional and supported after 15 years.

    Gun Murat IlbanGun Murat IlbanMåned siden
    • The PS3 had plenty of games that were released on physical copies, but still require patches to play the good version of the game and play online. It's even worse with PS4, many games have 50GB day-1 patches and games that require patches to just play the game at all.

      Victor DamázioVictor DamázioMåned siden
  • we will lose MGS4 with this crap there's no other way to play that game legally at least

    BarbatoastBarbatoastMåned siden
  • Cough cough free pass for pirating is all i see cough cough what "looks around" 👀

    BigBoss 64BigBoss 64Måned siden
    • I mean ill buy some of those ps1 classics for cheap before the stor closes but i aint paying 600 for the adventures of tron bonne from some dude on Ebay lol

      BigBoss 64BigBoss 64Måned siden
  • I’ve seen comments that Castlevania Lord Of Shadows cannot be updated. Not true. I did get an error and was logged out once because I was updating all my PS3 games, but I just restarted my PS3 and it updated right away. I also updated Dante’s Inferno just fine.

    James SedaJames SedaMåned siden
  • I not only play games but collect them too. This is worrying news, is my collection gonna be totally useless in a few years. What about unplayable games that are broken without patches, or games with glitched trophies. They really need to clarify this.

    Anthony GreenAnthony GreenMåned siden
  • This is a bug that was also present with the PSP and will be fixed. Congrats on the clicks and impressions for this video.

    DUCKY_23DUCKY_23Måned siden
  • Has any checked if the issue with the cmos battery affects the ps5 as well?

    Nick DelagarzaNick DelagarzaMåned siden
  • I’m stuck with the two step verification message on my PS3, any help?

    UndeadMan17UndeadMan17Måned siden
  • I guess their new slogan should be: "We Provide Limits and Censorship".

    The BernsThe BernsMåned siden
  • Jim Ryan is a failure of a businessmen, and a human being Hypocrite Ingrate

    AsuraAsuraMåned siden
  • I wanted to use my ps3 again( two years ago) It needed a system update but u wasn’t able to log into my account. I even called on the phone and they said they would send a reset email but I didn’t get it.

    Thoan TaijThoan TaijMåned siden
  • Jim Ryan has No Limits. For the Corporation.

    Delrach DubalDelrach DubalMåned siden
  • If they say nothing, assume the worst and prepare. Almost makes you think TT games are the way to go. Lol.

    The DocklighterThe DocklighterMåned siden
  • My Xbox One X is looking better and better right now... As a PlayStation guy it's killing me inside 😥

    MrRhysReviewsMrRhysReviewsMåned siden
  • There was a re-release of Metal Gear Solid 4 btw which had the Trophys on Disc by default (so probably the Install Patch as well?) get on it lads 🤷

    MrRhysReviewsMrRhysReviewsMåned siden
  • WTF is happening with Sony?! It's like they no more cared with their own games.

    Roses are red, but Zerglings still are purpleRoses are red, but Zerglings still are purpleMåned siden
  • who'd expect that consoles are garbage? lol

    Ktoto TamskijKtoto TamskijMåned siden
  • If you don't make a review about Fast 9 im unsubscribing. This is about family.

    Kandem-YeeKandem-YeeMåned siden
  • Really thinkin about going back to xbox.

    Richard FoffRichard FoffMåned siden
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