ok as soon as i got mw3 i popped it in, updated, & hopped online. but its like after maybe 10 minutes or so it just turns off and blinks red. there is no yellow light, so i dont think its that (but then again i dont know the YLOD very well). ive still got the old fat one. i can leave my system on for hours but as soon as i play online it just turns off. im not sure what to do. please help
Blinking red light means your PS3 is overheating, let it cool off for a couple of hours and make sure it's air vents aren't clogged with dust. Also ensure at least 6 inches of space on each side of the console.
A lot of people including me that have fat ps3s have the exact same problem it's not overheating because I can play black ops for hours and not worry so far nobody knows what the issue is or how to fix it I sold my copy because I'm not buying a new ps3 to play 1 game I have a xbox but I don't like to pay to play all the time since I only play weekends if u find something out post it so others can know thanks
have you had any issues with the PS3 freezing for lagging online?
if so, its a problem with MW3.
I've had serious lagging issues, freezing and other game related issues associated with playing ONLY MW3.
if your PS3 is shutting down on its own, you might want to cool down your room and MAKE ABSOLUTELY SURE that its in an open enough area so that it doesnt suffocate itself with its own exhausted air
Same here. I never had this problem before until I purchased MW3. It is the only game that does this. I play Call of Duty or MW2 for hours and no problems. I can even watch movies off Netflix or play BlueRay movies without a problem. 10 minutes into MW3 the Playstation turns off and I get a red light. It is not overheating, I cleaned all dust, purchased a third party fan, and have it in a very cold room with plenty of ventilation. I have the 60GB fat PS3. Is this game not supported with this version of the PS3?
It's either overheating or MW3 isn't compatible with that version of the console. MW3, itself with online is massive. With over 2Mil people playing at the same time, your PS3 probably couldn't take it.