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3 years ago#1
If I were to download, say, Final Fantasy 9 (a playstation one game,) from the PSN, what kind of graphical quality are we talking about? Is it at least as good as if I were to put a game disc into the ps2 and choose the upgrade settings that smooth out older games?

Anyone know what I'm talking about? Thanks in advance.
3 years ago#2
PS1 graphics.
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3 years ago#3
I think there is a smoothing option but the difference is minimal. It's still going to look like a game from ten years ago.

(That's not to say that it won't be fun, but the world map just looks terrible...)
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3 years ago#4
Yeah, the world map was grainy as hell even by the standards back then, too.
3 years ago#5
We are talking about a little smoother PS1 graphics, if you turn the PS3's smoothing on.
3 years ago#6
My problem is that I'm wanting to some of my old playstation one games, however the component cables will not play psone games on my LED tv (on a ps2.) I also don't have a port for s-video. It's either composite cables or nothing. It looks horrendous.

So I'm trying to decide if I should just download some off of PSN.

Any other pros/cons I should know about?
3 years ago#7
Hook your ps3 up to a CRT SDTV problem solved.
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3 years ago#8
Yeah I don't have one just lying around. I honestly didn't foresee this problem. It's bizarre to me that playstation one games wont work with component on my tv...but ps2 games will on the same console.
3 years ago#9
Good enough for me to enjoy an awesome game.
3 years ago#10
Chocobo115 posted...
Good enough for me to enjoy an awesome game.


Indeed, but I want to play the best version I can.

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