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PS3 Bluetooth Controller Sync Issues Reported in Firmware 3.10

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263w ago - It's now been over two weeks since Sony released PS3 Firmware 3.10, however, according to several reports this weekend including Loot-Ninja.com (linked above) and the official [Register or Login to view links] it introduced a nasty Bluetooth controller sync issue.

Apparently many gamers who updated to PS3 Firmware 3.10 now have to use their PS3 controllers connected with a USB cable to play games, however, most reports are isolated to new PS3 Slim console although some early PS3 owners are also having issues it seems.

To quote: "Yesterday I ran into a troubling issue with my PS3 Slim where none of my three DualShock 3 controllers sync to my console via the wireless Bluetooth standard. Whenever I press the PlayStation button, all I get is four flashing lights as the controllers make a valiant attempt to sync with the PS3, but fail miserably.

After going through the troubleshooting steps provided by Sony, I did what any frustrated gamer would do: I searched Google. Turns out, there are quite a few people experiencing the exact same issue, some of which are having trouble with Bluetooth headsets and Blu-Ray remotes as well."

Has anyone here experienced this Bluetooth Controller sync issue since updating to PS3 Firmware 3.10? Feel free to comment below!

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#27 - geopis - 262w ago
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no problem with ps3 fat 60gb.sony solve this problem with other models?

#26 - hycraig - 262w ago
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60gig launch console with no problems here

#25 - jon5555 - 262w ago
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I have the problem when switching my slim on from my DS3 or bluray remote. When I switch on the console first however it works fine.

#24 - Tahir - 263w ago
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i have 80gb ps3, no problem there.

#23 - lovenura81 - 263w ago
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I have the same problem, after installing 3.10 , I have problem loading games, ande they gave me error message, anybody know how to fix it?

Will the new update fix that problem, since it is a software problem...


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