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PlayStation®3 3D Content Playback Requirements

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[PS3™ system] Updated 05/06/2013

Technical Requirements:

  • PS3 system software v3.30 or higher
  • Full HD 3D television with compatible 3D active glasses
  • Highspeed HDMI cable
  • Make sure PS3 display settings are set to "automatic". On the XMBTM go to, Settings icon (Settings) > Display Settings icon (Display Settings) > [Video Output Settings] > HDMI > AUTOMATIC.


Caution statement:
Some people may experience discomfort (such as eye strain, eye fatigue, or nausea) while watching 3D video images or playing stereoscopic 3D games on 3D televisions. If you experience such discomfort you should immediately discontinue use of your television until the discomfort subsides.

SCE recommends that all viewers take regular breaks while watching 3D video, or playing stereoscopic 3D games. The length and frequency of necessary breaks may vary from person to person. Please take breaks that are long enough to allow any feelings of discomfort to subside. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

The vision of young children (especially those under six years old) is still under development. Consult with a doctor (such as a pediatrician or eye doctor) before allowing a young child to watch 3D video images or play stereoscopic 3D games. When using any 3D enabled device with your PlayStation 3 you should read the instruction manual for that device for information.