Hey, have you ever read something really silly and dumb and kinda just wrote it off like no big deal?
Or in this case kinda got really annoyed by it, like let's say, a class-action law-suit against both Sony and Square-Enix because somebody's PS3 froze while playing it.
I mean, that has to be bullshit right? Perhaps you have played, and beaten the game on PS3, and had no problems. I know I've played a bunch of games that apparently spelled death for certain people. I mean, anyone would try to get anything for a buck. Class-action law-suit sounds crazy...
So, I haven't been playing Final Fantasy XIII for a few months, I decided to jump back into the fray and loaded it up a few days ago.
I knew something was weird when the music stopped playing...
Then the battle kinda just...hanged....after I finished a fight without any battle results.
Really freaking strange.
So I reset the machine, and kinda got a bit concerned that the PS3 now couldn't see the Final Fantasy XIII disk.
I stuck in another disk, can't read that either.
I've tried every disk I can think of, doesn't read anything.
I did a database recovery...nothing. I'm not sure I want to do a system factory restore, because I don't want to lose all my save data.
I remembered that 'stupid' article I wrote off several weeks ago and I decided to research the problem.
I came across this video and I started feeling really ridiculous a few minutes in: This is an actual problem people.
A quick youtube search brought up a series of videos of people, all seeming incredibly not-crazy, apparently having the same problem. To say that I'm freaked out would be an understatement. Reasons vary from game overheating the disk laser, to defective disks.
I don't know what to do, I'm probably going to have to send it in. I own a 60 Gig PS3, I'm annoyed of having to pay to get it fixed, but having a working backward compatible machine is kinda important for me.
Shit, just having a working PS3 is kinda important for me.
Is this karma for this?
So yeah, I'm pretty freaked out by this.
If I can accomplish anything here, I hope I can spread the word out a little bit. If your game starts freezing: Get that sucker out of your PS3 pronto!