Best wireless router for the Sony PlayStation 3
The PS3 can use both wired and wireless routers, and similarly modem routers. Although wired (modem) routers are cheaper than wireless ones, there isn't usually much in it, and wireless routers provide extra benefits. Specifically, they are much tidier - with no cables trailing round your house, and they are more flexible - if you want to move your phone line or Sony PlayStation 3 you don't need to worry about keeping them close together or buying a new router.
Connecting a router to the PS3 will improve your console in a number of ways:
• you can browse the internet
• download the latest updates (also known as firmware) for your PS3 - these can provide new capabilities and functionality
• you can play games online with your friends
• you can chat with your friends on-line
• you can get new games and new content from PlayStation Store
But you want to know how to choose a wireless router for PS3. The Sony PlayStation 3 conforms to the wireless g (802.11g) wireless standard, so nearly all modern wireless routers and modem routers from major manufacturers will work with it.
Why not use our Router Wizard to find the best router for you that works with the PS3. Be sure to answer that you have older equipment needing compatibility with the Wireless G standard on the appropriate question.
If you've got a router and want to know how to go about connecting PS3 to wireless internet, then here is a link to the official wireless set-up site for Sony PlayStation 3.