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Is it ok to use a PS3 to watch bluray movies?

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    Is it ok to use a PS3 to watch bluray movies?

    A friend of mine refuses to do this and has warned me not to. He bought a separate player for watching movies but what's the harm in using the PS3? It's one of the things it's made for.

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    There's nor harm nor detriment to playing Blu-Ray movies on your PS3, your friend's just bananas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagflar View Post
    There's nor harm nor detriment to playing Blu-Ray movies on your PS3, your friend's just bananas.
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    I second, absolutely no worries watching blurays on PS3.
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    It will play Bluray movies just fine, sure. However, if you're doing a lot of gaming on your console as well as watching lots of movies, it'll wear out the laser more quickly.

    No harm in using a $30 Bluray player and keeping the PS3 solely for games.


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    cant figure out if this is real or april fools but I remember back when the ps2 was out and people were warning to not use the DVD feature as well as the game feature even tho it was built around a DVD disc drive so im gonna say that your friend is bananas and since its a blu ray drive as long as your not jumping back and forth from game to movie like 20 or 30 times a day then your fine, personally use both my blu ray player and the ps3 for movies

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    my friends said the same thing about my ps2.... it was my only dvd player and used it for 11 years.... still works.... ps3 since 2010.... still works.

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