Updated 10 September 2015

80029C68 PS3 Error Code

The PS3 system is unable to read the system software update file on a game disc or an external media device, such as a USB drive or a Memory Stick Duo.



  • If updating using a game disc, make sure the disc is clean and free of scratches. If the disc has deep or excessive scratches, it may need to be replaced.
  • If updating using external media, download the system software update file again or try another external media device.
  • If the problem persists, visit eu.playstation.com/contact to contact Customer Support.

For more tips and hints on using your PlayStation system, visit our technical support forums at community.eu.playstation.com.