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Previously, custom sounds for Unreal Tournament 3 mods have only been supported for PC. Thanks to cooperation with Sony, Epic Games is able to offer its QA-tested and approved PS3 sound conversion tools to mod authors

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Epic Games has great news for mod developers: Custom sounds can now be imported for Unreal Tournament 3 mods for PLAYSTATION®3 using Epic Games' ATRAC3 mod tools, which are free of charge and available now

Previously, custom sounds for Unreal Tournament 3 mods have only been supported for PC. Thanks to cooperation with Sony, Epic Games is able to offer its QA-tested and approved PS3 sound conversion tools to mod authors.

What this means is that many of our latest and greatest mods, especially total conversions using entirely original assets, can now be ported over for the entire PS3 community to enjoy.

Want to see some of these amazing mods? Head over to www.makesomethingunreal.com to view the dozens of levels, characters, vehicles, weapons and total conversions that are in the running to receive lots of cash and even an Unreal® Engine 3 commercial license as part of the $1 Million Intel Make Something Unreal Contest.

If you are a mod author and want to take advantage of these tools, the instructions are really simple. First, you should have Unreal Tournament 3 for PC, patched to the latest version, installed on your local machine to get started. To access the sound conversion tools, simply click through the ATRAC end-user license agreement (EULA) here, install ATRAC on top of UT3's PS3ModTools v2.1 (which enable the cooking of PC mods for use on the PS3), and begin importing files.

You can read more about creating Unreal Tournament 3 mods for PS3 at the Unreal Developer Network: Udn.epicgames.com

To download PS3ModTools 2.1, click here: Moddb.com
To view the ATRAC tools EULA, visit Scedev.net

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sauerfreak
sauerfreak

That's great news! Downloading. :D

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Jam3s007
Jam3s007

Effing awesome!
Please convert more mods for PS3 now, yes i'm looking at you large TC's and weapon mods ;)

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bluefire40
bluefire40

Would this be the first game to officially support mod content?

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SinKing
SinKing

Wow - that's a huge step ahead. Congrats to Sony and Epic for doing this.

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DazJW
DazJW

Glad to see this situation sorted.

I don't think it's as simple as this making all mods work though, there are still memory limitations to consider.

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8205Mills
8205Mills

UT3 is the most user friendly, mulit-platform game out there. No contest. Thanks to everyone who made this possible. I hope to see THE BALL on ps3 someday!

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Dr.Afanickton
Dr.Afanickton

This. Is going to put the PS3 infront of the xbox 360 now. Kudos to Sony. Shame on Microsoft for not doing this also. This is really nice.

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Orion
Orion

FINALLY! This will go a long way toward my mods revival! And yea... Shame on MS for not taking the same approach already!

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hushpuppy
hushpuppy

So quake sound pack coming our way?

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leilei
leilei

yeah, nothing like hearing the dull Quake III / UT2003 announcer (incorrectly known as "Quake Sounds" by server admins) in every single game you play online. :/

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Elementalist
Elementalist

Great for PS3 users, but honestly... People, do some research on the differences between infrastructure of PSN and Xbox Live before you start bashing. There's a lot more to it than you think.

-Note, I do not own a console.

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sparcdr
sparcdr

3. Use Restrictions. The Software contains patents, copyrighted material, trade secrets and other proprietary material that belongs to SONY or its licensors. You shall not, and shall not allow others to:

* (c) Combine the Software with any software that is licensed under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License or any other open source license agreement; or

Goes along well with their "OtherOS" gimp. Not all open-source licenses are copyleft, idiots.

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