Unwrapped a PS3? Start With These 10 Tips and Tools

Chelsea Stark
Mashable
Unwrapped a PS3? Start With These 10 Tips and Tools
Set Up Your PSN ID

Set Up Your PSN ID

If you're new to the PlayStation ecosystem, you'll need to set up your PlayStation ID and account information. Instead of fighting with the PS3's controller on a virtual keyboard to enter all your deets, plug in any USB keyboard and type things out faster.

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Now that the holiday gift-giving time is over, we're sure many of our readers unwrapped some new consoles. Despite its long life on the market, the Sony PlayStation 3 is still converting gamers everywhere, and many people were bound to receive one for the first time.

If you're one of those lucky people and you aren't sure what to do with your console right out of the box, we're here to help. We compiled the important things you should set up before getting started, as well as some great games you can download right away or should purchase the next time you're shopping.

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Check our list above for suggestions on what to do and play on your new PS3. Do you have any tips to share? Please leave them in the comments.

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