Is there a way to speed up downloads on my PS3?

#1 Posted by Baillie (4039 posts) -

I've had my PS3 since launch, and I've barely played it, save for the Uncharted and Metal Gear games really. However, I recently purchased PS+ and have been purchasing the free games since I signed up.

However downloading these games are an absolute chore. Why on earth are they so terribly slow? I may not have the fasted internet, but at it's peak I can get up to 3MB/s. On the PS3, I barely get passed 3Mb/s.

Anyone got any tips? :/

#2 Posted by charlie_victor_bravo (944 posts) -

For me, setting the secondary DNS to google's 8.8.8.8 -address helped a quit a bit.

#3 Posted by Baillie (4039 posts) -
#4 Posted by Berserker976 (324 posts) -

If you can, try hard-wiring it with an ethernet cable (assuming you're using wi-fi now).

Definitely helped for me.

#5 Posted by jimmyfenix (3830 posts) -

@berserker976: Yup it works with a charm with a cable . i will try the Google DNS the other guy mentioned when i download the next batch of plus games,

#6 Posted by yourbuddyjeff (27 posts) -

if you don't have room to wire it like they are in two separate rooms you can use a wireless bridge to set it up I use that so I get a wireless N signal and then pump it in via Ethernet to my ps3

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