PS2 HD and modem - who where is going to buy?

Discussion in 'General' started by Shadowdean, Apr 14, 2002.

  1. Shadowdean

    Shadowdean Well-Known Member

    Who here plans on dropping the 200 bucks it will cost to buy both the HD and the modem?
  2. vf4akira

    vf4akira Well-Known Member

    Already did. Not much to talk about other than the reduced load times... and from what I've experienced so far, even that's not that great of an improvement.
  3. Shadowdean

    Shadowdean Well-Known Member

    was it worth it?
  4. Zero-chan

    Zero-chan Well-Known Member

    Isn't it obvious from what he just said?
  5. vf4akira

    vf4akira Well-Known Member

    For me I'd say it was kinda worth it. However, buying the HD just for games is a waste of money IMO. Maybe later when there are more games that use the HD+network combo (like FFXI) it'll be more appealing, but right now it isn't.
  6. Shadowdean

    Shadowdean Well-Known Member

    I think his reply answered your depends.
  7. Sudden_Death

    Sudden_Death Well-Known Member

    akira, is it true that the HD gives vf4 the arcade intros? check the japanese version of vf4.
  8. SummAh

    SummAh Well-Known Member

    I am sure the HDD gives u the arcade endings
    not sure abt the intro
  9. vf4akira

    vf4akira Well-Known Member

    Well, due to Sony's lameness, I've only been able to use my HD with FFX. Recent games like VF4 require the HD to be formatted with Sony's HD Utility disc, which I do not own. I'm looking for someone who has disc, but unfortunately, I don't know anyone who has it. So right now VF4 detects that my HD is there, but will not use it because it's unformatted.

    I don't have the consumer HD package, I bought the PS2 Linux kit (which is the same HD/network combo but w/o the utility disc). If I'd known earlier about this situation, I probably would have reconsidered buying the damn thing.

    For now, I'll just have to settle with using it with FFX until I can borrow the utility disc from someone.

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