PlayStation 2 celebrates 11 Years of Video Games Success
Yesterday was a big day for Sony Corp. because their most popular video games console “PlayStation 2 (PS2)” complete 11 years of domination in gaming world. The northern American market being the hubspot for the brand, it seems both PS2 and PlayStation 3 gaming wonders are in huge demands. Their latest product PlayStation Move is making gamers jump as well, literally.
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Though, the branding and game development’s major portion at Sony Corp. is eaten up by PS3 still the brand support PlayStation 2 Gaming Console and introduces its games regularly, about 146 million units have been sold worldwide.
President Jack Tretton made the official announcement on PlayStation blog the day before. Video Games World is expanding very fast and gaming has become somehow more than just leisure activity.
“I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge a tremendous milestone today – PS2 hits its 10th anniversary,” said Tretton. “There is no better testament of our longevity as a brand and our true leadership in bringing forward technology to the masses, than what we’ve accomplished with the PS2. The PS2 continues to be a defining moment in our legacy and we’re so thankful to you, our most passionate and loyal fans who’ve been with us since its inception.”
“The best part of this celebration is that PS2 is still one of the most played consoles out there with continued support from the development community, and remains an incredible value for first time gamers,” continued Tretton. “Today’s PS2 milestone serves as a great reminder of how far we’ve come as a company and as an industry.”
PlayStation is truly the state-of-the-art gaming console, even though people love the Microsoft Xbox 360 Slim but the loyal fans still believe in great titles that come for PS3. Truly Video Games are a great pastime.
What do you think about PlayStation 3, would it be able to score big like its predecessor, get loyal gamers in the tally and rise to this mighty number? GizJets loves feedback comments, everything.
The present stats suggest it to have sold about 38.1 million units. How much do you indulge in gaming, lets say per week?
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