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PS3 Screenshot Functionality

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by Thesnipergecko, 15 Sep 2009.

  1. Thesnipergecko


    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 7,228

    Location: Stoke-on-Trent

    A while back Sony added the functionality to allow developers to put the ability into their games for taking screenshots.

    To take a screenshot simply bring up the XMB using your playstation button and cycle over to the Photo section, if a game supports it there will be an option to take an in game screenshot.

    Retail XMB Screenshot Function
    • Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood
    • Dirt 2
    • Ghostbusters
    • IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey
    • MLB 09: The Show
    • TORO ! Let´s Party !

    PSN XMB Screenshot Function
    • Echochrome
    • Noby Noby Boy

    Retail Software Screenshot Function
    • Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories
    • Battlefield Bad Company
    • Hakuna Matata/Afrika
    • Katamari Forever
    • LittleBigPlanet
    • Midnight Club LA
    • Metal Gear Solid 4
    • MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
    • NHL 09
    • Resistance: Fall of Man

    PSN Software Screenshot Function
    • Angel Love Online
    • Everybody's Putter Golf with TORO
    • flOw
    • Linger in Shadows
    • Mainichi Issho
    • WipEout HD
  2. Robert1986


    Joined: 17 Apr 2007

    Posts: 23,163

    Location: stat city

    Can you take screenshots during the MGS4 cut scenes?
  3. Thesnipergecko


    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 7,228

    Location: Stoke-on-Trent

    No, only the games in the XMB Lists allow screenshots at any time.
  4. Strife212


    Joined: 15 Dec 2007

    Posts: 16,573

    What on earth is the other list then?
  5. Substance


    Joined: 10 Jun 2006

    Posts: 3,865

    Location: Wigan

    The top 2 lists are retail and PSN games that you need to bring up the XMB and go to photos to take screenshots,

    The bottom 2 are retail and PSN that have a photo function built into the game
  6. ic1male


    Joined: 28 Oct 2003

    Posts: 28,548

    Location: Westchestershire

    I've learned something new today. The XMB photo-taking option is quite cool. We need more games to use it.