And that's that.
There's a circuit that controls the optical drive & is integrated into the motherboard , that circuit is apparently fried. To replace it, the entire motherboard would also have to be replaced.
So. Yeah. New PS3, a 320gig at that, would be cheaper than fixing our current 160gig.
Guess what we'll be getting for Christmas, maybe? Yeah. *headdesk*
No Assassin's Creed indefinitely. Not happy to say the least.