I was playing my PS3 for about 2 hours when it suddenly froze and shut itself down. It is the first gen PS3 that ive had for 4 years. I was playing COD: Black Ops when it froze. Now whenever i try to turn on the PS3, it shuts itself off after a few minutes
Uh Oh. I wouldn't know for sure, but it sounds like it's overheating.
Yep sounds like it to me. Try this.
My fat PS3 did the exact same thing while playing Black ops. Then like about 2 days later I got the YLOD...
You might benefit from the link I provided too.
My ps3 (1st gen) went down by itself as well, what the hell is going on? It is not overheating, I am sure of that since I do not use it for long periods, a virus? Psn hacked again? Sony shutdown? Who knows, hopefully my ps3 works again, otherwise I have to buy an xbox or a wii, difficult choice, damn!
Same thing happened to my first gen. I called sony and they say it has nothing to do with their software. It was just a coincidence that it happened ten minutes after I finished downloading the 3.61 patch. They want $187 to fix it, so I told them I'll go buy an Xbox instead. I am sick to death of Sony, no customer service whatsoever.