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Blu-ray™ Movies

The best possible viewing experience


Blu-ray™ movies

When you watch movies in Blu-ray on the PlayStation®3 system, certain phrases come to mind: pristine picture, theater-quality sound, crisp HD action. Blu-ray just makes for a better TV experience. And the PlayStation®3 system’s Blu-ray technology is built to last; BD-Live (Blu-ray Disc Profile 2.0) makes sure you can enjoy the newest entertainment for years to come.

Blu-ray™ key features:

Highest definition
With 1080p resolution, you get the highest definition   available today.1

Theater-quality audio
Hear everything how it’s meant to be heard. Up to 7.1   channels of Surround Sound.2

Huge storage capacity
50 GB BD (5x the storage of today’s DVDs) for the   best picture & sound.

BD-Live (Blu-ray Disc™ Profile 2.0)3
Get even closer to movies with   downloadable bonus content, movie-based games and more special features.   And you can only experience it with BD-Live.

Backward compatible
Enjoy your existing DVD movie collections on the   Blu-ray player as well.4 Or, for a vibrant HD-quality experience, upscale your   DVDs to HD quality.5

  1. Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately. Copy-protected Blu-ray™ video discs can only output at 1080p using an HDMI cable connected to a device that is compatible with the HDCP standard. HDMI cable not included. Additional equipment may be required to use the HDMI connector.
  2. A device compatible with Linear PCM 7.1 Ch. is required to output 7.1 Ch. audio, supported by Dolby TrueHD or a similar format, from the HDMI OUT connector. This system does not support output from the DTS-HD 7.1 Ch. DTS-HD 7.1 Ch audio is output from a 5.1 or lower channel.
  3. Requires updated System Software, BD-Live compatible BD. Also requires broadband Internet service and a wireless access point or LAN. Certain limitations apply to Wi-Fi connectivity. See the product documentation for details. You’re responsible for Internet service fees.
  4. Limitation apply. Visit the Knowledge Center for supported disc media supported by the PlayStation®3.
  5. DVD upscaling requires current System Software, an HDMI cable and HDMI compatible TV set. Upscale up to up to 1080p.