I've bought my boyfriend a PS3 console, do i need to buy any accessories to go with it??

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Found 15th Jun 2008
Hi, i am new to the Ps3 thing, as we have a 360 but i've now bought myboyfriend a PS3 for his birthday. Other than games is there any accessories i need to get him to enable him to play online happily?
Like a headset or is that included with the ps3?
Also any other accessories you'd reccomend i buy, that aren't required but are good?
Thanks. I will give rep for helpful advice.

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Hey, i havent a clue about ps3 but are you just the best girlfriend ever or what

BFM

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BurningFeetMan;2314853

Hey, i havent a clue about ps3 but are you just the best girlfriend ever … Hey, i havent a clue about ps3 but are you just the best girlfriend ever or what :)BFM



Why am i the best ever girlfriend? i wish my boyfriend thought that. lol.

Nah you don't need anything else,he surely set up your wireless connection or however that works with it himself,I think you done enough just by buyng him the console!

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i've now bought myboyfriend a PS3 for his birthday

is there a headset i need to buy or is it in the box

is there not one in there and could you be my gf i dont want sex or anything (well ok i mite lol) really just after the ps3 though :-D

Headset not included. Any bluetooth headset will/should work

HDMI cable not included. Any hdmi cable will work.

That should be all thats needed.

Oh yeh If you like rumble then you will need to get a new controller.

do your self a favour take it back and get out more -

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Mum2Connor&Cerys;2314862

Nah you don't need anything else,he surely set up your wireless … Nah you don't need anything else,he surely set up your wireless connection or however that works with it himself,I think you done enough just by buyng him the console!



Genious_Gamer360;2314866

i've now bought myboyfriend a PS3 for his birthdayis there a headset i … i've now bought myboyfriend a PS3 for his birthdayis there a headset i need to buy or is it in the boxis there not one in there and could you be my gf i dont want sex or anything (well ok i mite lol) really just after the ps3 though :-D



I havent got the box yet. I ordered it today so wasnt sure if it came with one. Do they then?
Well at least with my boyfriend i know, he aint only with me for the PS3 because he hasnt a clue. When i bought his xbox for xmas, he guessed and it ruined it really but this time he has no idea and would never think im getting it. Cant wait for him to get it. lol.

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iqships;2314875

do your self a favour take it back and get out more -



We get out plenty, have lots of nice holidays and go out all the time, just because i bought him a ps3 dont assume were boring or sad. Thanks.

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deathtrap3000;2314870

Headset not included. Any bluetooth headset will/should workHDMI cable … Headset not included. Any bluetooth headset will/should workHDMI cable not included. Any hdmi cable will work.That should be all thats needed.Oh yeh If you like rumble then you will need to get a new controller.



Would you know the cheapest places to buy these things? Thanks.

You bought him an Xbox360 for xmas, and a ps3 6 months later!! I love you and i dont even know you

it was only a joke - enjoy

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BurningFeetMan;2314898

You bought him an Xbox360 for xmas, and a ps3 6 months later!! I love you … You bought him an Xbox360 for xmas, and a ps3 6 months later!! I love you and i dont even know you



lol, thanks. If only he would see it the same way. I've repped you. Thanks.

hollypinder;2314883

Would you know the cheapest places to buy these things? Thanks.



Well it depends on what quality you want really. You can get cheap headsets from play.com. Before you buy them you should do a quick search to see if its compatible or not. As for the cable, they can start at about £3. Any cable will be fine, you just need to find the length you need. There should be some deals on here for HDMI cables.

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deathtrap3000;2314910

Well it depends on what quality you want really. You can get cheap … Well it depends on what quality you want really. You can get cheap headsets from play.com. Before you buy them you should do a quick search to see if its compatible or not. As for the cable, they can start at about £3. Any cable will be fine, you just need to find the length you need. There should be some deals on here for HDMI cables.



Thanks alot. Repped you.

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iqships;2314875

do your self a favour take it back and get out more -



lol no need

Lol, you rock!!! :w00t: With regards to accessories, any bluetooth headset should do, they're all compatible with the PS3. I use one similar to ]this one. Also any HDMI cable will do, I think I saw a deal on here for about £4. I don't know if you're getting games but Metal Gear Solid 4 is a recent release and is a great game.

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Arsenal Fan;2314946

Lol, you rock!!! :w00t: With regards to accessories, any bluetooth … Lol, you rock!!! :w00t: With regards to accessories, any bluetooth headset should do, they're all compatible with the PS3. I use one similar to ]this one. Also any HDMI cable will do, I think I saw a deal on here for about £4. I don't know if you're getting games but Metal Gear Solid 4 is a recent release and is a great game.



Thanks. Rep added!!

What did HE buy you for Christmas???

If you want an extra controller with rumble, you will have to get the dualshock 3 controller. The one that comes with the PS3 is a Sixaxis controller without rumble.

If you have a HD TV, you will need a HDMI Cable. I picked up a Gold Plated one off ebay for £3.

If you haven't got a HDTV, the cables will be inside the box.

Reccommended Games : Uncharted : Drakes Fortune, Metal Gear Solid 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 2.

Hi

Just get a HDMI cable if you have a HD ready TV, an extra controller if you both play together or with friends and also the official remote control to control DVD/Blu-ray viewing.

All available from places like HMV or online for better prices.

Other then that I wouldn't buy anything else unless you know what games or movies he wants.

For the controller if you can wait, the Dualshock 3 with rumble will be coming out in the coming months and that'll be worthwhile over the current sixaxis available.

:thinking:

Cheep HDMI Cable ]Here

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dmtuk;2315506

What did HE buy you for Christmas???



Nintendo Wii, jewellery and lots of other bits and pieces., but i sold it as i didnt ever get to play it. lol. We spoil each other. lol.

jackthelad;2315553

If you want an extra controller with rumble, you will have to get the … If you want an extra controller with rumble, you will have to get the dualshock 3 controller. The one that comes with the PS3 is a Sixaxis controller without rumble.If you have a HD TV, you will need a HDMI Cable. I picked up a Gold Plated one off ebay for £3. If you haven't got a HDTV, the cables will be inside the box.Reccommended Games : Uncharted : Drakes Fortune, Metal Gear Solid 4, Rainbow Six Vegas 2.



Thanks Rep added.

Zuulan;2315656

HiJust get a HDMI cable if you have a HD ready TV, an extra controller if … HiJust get a HDMI cable if you have a HD ready TV, an extra controller if you both play together or with friends and also the official remote control to control DVD/Blu-ray viewing.All available from places like HMV or online for better prices.Other then that I wouldn't buy anything else unless you know what games or movies he wants.For the controller if you can wait, the Dualshock 3 with rumble will be coming out in the coming months and that'll be worthwhile over the current sixaxis available.:thinking:



Thanks. Rep added

jackthelad;2315903

Cheep HDMI Cable ]Here



Thanks Rep added.

Yea definatly by him Drakes Fortune, you can get it quite cheap now. Also GTA4, GT5:P and CoD4 are very good games and worth buying (if he doesn't have them on Xbox already).

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The JFK;2320378

Yea definatly by him Drakes Fortune, you can get it quite cheap now. Also … Yea definatly by him Drakes Fortune, you can get it quite cheap now. Also GTA4, GT5:P and CoD4 are very good games and worth buying (if he doesn't have them on Xbox already).



What is drakes fortune? Yes he has gta4 and cod4 on xbox 360 but gt5:p is only available on ps3 thats why i bought him the ps3 as he loves that game. Thanks.

Uncharted: Drakes Fortune, it's a really good game and I think it's around £30 at softuk.

Drakes is available for £19 from CD-Wow.

Also try Metal Gear Solid 4 for a good game that's also a PS3 exclusive.
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