Sony may be days away from ushering in a new generation, but the PlayStation 3 is not going to disappear overnight. The platform holder revealed that its existing system surpassed 80 million sales globally this week, and we’re sure that it intends to add at least another 20 million units to that tally before it pulls the plug on the platform for good. But while the manufacturer moves to make the machine more attractive to a more mainstream audience, is there anything in particular that you’re still itching to play on the ageing device?

It’s been an incredible year for the soon to be former flagship format. With publishers working hard to deploy the last of their current generation wares, the past eleven months have played host to amazing third-party titles such as Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, and Grand Theft Auto V. Even more impressively, the platform holder has shown no signs of slowing down its first-party production pipeline, with The Last of Us, Beyond: Two Souls, and Puppeteer all launching within an outstanding six month spell.

And it’s not entirely over. While there’s no doubt that outfits such as Naughty Dog and Sony Santa Monica are now turning their attention to the next generation, Polyphony Digital is still set to park the enormous Gran Turismo 6 on the current-gen console next month. Furthermore, the list of third-party hits stretches into next year, with Dark Souls 2, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and the surprisingly slick looking Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII all on the way.

Still, it’s the bulging back catalogue that’s destined to keep this particular author occupied throughout the coming holiday window. Killzone: Shadow Fall may be beckoning with maniacal orange eyes, but it’s unopened copies of everything from Far Cry 3 right through to Hitman: Absolution that sit atop this editor’s pile of shame. We’re sure that you have a similar stack of sealed content to go through – be it of the physical kind, or of the backlog boosting, bandwidth busting PlayStation Plus nature.

The big question is: what are you desperate to get through before you unplug your current generation console for the last time? Following on from yesterday’s launch day poll, we want to know your future plans for the PS3. How long do you intend to keep the system in your entertainment centre? Are there any upcoming titles that you’re especially looking forward to on the existing machine? How big is your backlog, and what are you most eager to play over the coming weeks? Remain relevant, and interact with our survey embedded below.

Do you intend to use your PS3 alongside your PS4? (65 votes)

I’m buying the next-gen console at launch, but I will still use my PS3


Unfortunately, I need to sell my PS3 in order to afford a PS4


I’m not purchasing a PS4 because there’s still so much I want to play on PS3


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How many upcoming retail titles do you expect to buy on PS3? (70 votes)

None, I’ll just be focusing on my back catalogue from here on out


There are one or two games that I’m looking forward to over the coming months


I still aim to buy three or more upcoming titles on the current generation console


It really depends on what else is announced for the system


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How big is your boxed game PS3 backlog right now? (70 votes)

I’m on top of everything and just replaying old games at this point


There are still one or two titles that I haven’t started yet


Honestly, I have around three to ten titles sealed on my shelf


Incredibly, there are more than 11 games that I need to play


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