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PS3 Bluetooth Controller Sync Issues Reported in Firmware 3.10

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264w 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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#12 - mihaiolimpiu - 264w ago
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No problem on fat 60 GB PAL! slim only?!

#11 - dude2193 - 264w ago
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I can confirm that I have the lag/delay. Its very annoying.

#10 - trasek - 264w ago
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No problems with my original 60GB EU PS3! It seems problems are only with SLIM versions.

#9 - xmen3 - 264w ago
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some days after update 3.10 i've lost bluetooth wi-fi and ethernet too... dunno if is releated to the update

#8 - FowlBeast - 264w ago
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I have the same problem. If you turn on the system & then turn on the controller when it says playstation it almost always syncs up.


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