Playstation 3


Game Console - Lifespan: 2006 - 2017


System Features


Automatic firmware installation

The first time the rpcs3 emulator is launched, if the PS3UPDAT.PUP file is present in you \bios folder, the emulator will automatically prompt to install the firmware, once the firmware installed you can close and relaunch the game.

Manual firmware installation

Run rpcs3.exe file in \emulators\rpcs3 folder and install firmware

Select the PS3UPDAT.PUP and run firmware installation.

Firmware will appear at the bottom of the emulator:


The following controllers can be autoconfigured from Retrobat to RPCS3:

  • XInput controllers

  • Dualshock & DualSense controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro controller

System Features

Adding PS3 games

There are 2 types of PS3 games available: Blu-Ray discs and PlayStation Network titles (PSN):

  • Title IDs that start with a B are Blu-Ray disc titles.

  • Title IDs that start with a N are PSN titles.

Blu-ray disc titles can be copied directly in the \roms\ps3 folder while PSN titles need to be added in the \emulators\rpcs3\dev_hdd0\game folder of your RetroBat installation.

PSN titles need to be decrypted to be used with RPCS3 emulator.

Adding Blu-ray disc title

Simply copy the game folder to the \roms\ps3 folder of your RetroBat installation and rename the folder with a .ps3 extension:

The game will directly be available in RetroBat.

Adding PSN titles

Once the game has been added to the emulator from the "Install package" or/and "Add games" menu and the game is working succesfully from the emulator, create a m3u file in the \roms\ps3 folder that points to the EBOOT.BIN file of the game in the \emulators\rpcs3\dev_hdd0\game game folder:

BATGUI tool offers an automatic m3u creation tool. Refer to the BATGUI section of the wiki.

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