Because of the different placement of the memory card slots (which are located above the controller ports on standard PS2 consoles), the PSX is incompatible with the Play Station Multitap and its PS2 counterpart, and no PSX-compatible multitap was ever produced.
This includes the standard 500GB model of the Play Station 3, apparently the last remaining PS3 console still in production in Japan.
It was announced back in March that the tech giant planned to end their support of the production of the PS3, which is reported to have sold over 85m units since its launch.
A statement from Play Station confirms that PS3 shipments in Europe terminated March 2016.
Shipments in US terminated Oct 2016, while Asia has terminated at the same timing as Japan."PS3 launched over 10 years ago in November 2006, with state of the art technologies including a high capacity Blu-ray drive and pre-installed HDD.
Hot fixes are not permanent -- they are temporarily stored in memory during the game session and lost upon exiting Borderlands 2.
To ensure that you receive hot fixes, make sure that your system is connected to the internet when Borderlands 2 boots up.
You will be prompted to install the update if you do not already have the latest version.
UPDATE ONE: Sony have now clarified the situation surrounding the end of the PS3 production in Japan.
Sony on Wednesday evening announced that a firmware update is rolling out to fix broken Play Station 3 consoles.