Connect with us


PlayStation | The gaming console that changed the whole gaming industry




PlayStation is a very famous video game brand known all over the world. Sony Interactive Entertainment produces the brand. It is a video game brand that consists of five home video game consoles, two handhelds, a media centre and a smartphone.

History and Origin

Playstation is a Japanese video game brand, the brainchild of Ken Kutaragi. He was a Sony executive, later called “The Father of the PlayStation”. The first PlayStation was released in December 1994, in Japan. Very soon it spread out throughout the world.
Until 1991, Sony did not have any direct involvement with the video game industry. It only used to supply parts of other consoles like Super Famicom from Nintendo. At the end of a show in 1991, Sony introduced a Super Famicom that had Green book technology called ‘PlayStation’. Soon after the announcement, Nintendo broke its partnership with Sony. This infuriated Norio Ohga and thus he gave full power to Kutaragi with the responsibility of developing PlayStation. The PlayStation made its debut in America in the year 1996 and got critical acclaim and impressive sales on its release.

Way Towards Success

By 2005 the company sold almost 100 million units and became the first console ever to do that. With the rising and success of the company games like Final Fantasy 7, Crash Bandicoot, and Tekken, also spawned numerous sequels. After the original PlayStation model, Sony then launched the next generation of 64-bit which came to be known as PlayStation 2. The PS2 also offered the ability to play over the internet. its sales dominance over its 64-bit rivals Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo GameCube. PS2 went on to ship 100 million units faster than any of its competitors.

PlayStation Series

All PlayStation models

It was released in December 199 and was a handheld one. It has included successor consoles like Net Yaroze, PS One and Pocket station. This was a part of the fifth generation of the video game consoles that were competing against its old rival Nintendo.

PS One released on July 7th 2000 with the PS2 and was a considerably smaller and redesigned version of the one launched earlier. It differed from the earlier one in the sense of a cosmetic change and the home menu’s GUI.

PlayStation 2, also released in 2000, competed with Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. It is part of the 6th generation of video game consoles.
Slimline Model was the redesigned version of PlayStation 2. It was a lot slimmer and quieter and also had a built-in Ethernet port.

PlayStation 3 released in 2006 is a 7th generation game console from Sony. The PS3 is the first console to introduce the use of motion sensing technology.
The console also has a Blu-ray Disc player that offers the best resolution.

PlayStation’s recent launches are PS4 and PS5. PS 4 announced in 2013 and it was the 8th generation system which introduced x86 architecture to the series. During the launch, Sony also introduced its app which allowed PS4 players to better their gameplay.

PlayStation 5 is the most recent launch, in November 2020. It is a part of the ninth generation of video game consoles. The Ps5 features a completely new user interface. It is almost compatible with most PS4 and PlayStation VR games.

Also Read: Netflix | The success story of the subscription streaming service

Is PlayStation Portable related to PlayStation?

Yes<, The PlayStation Portable (PSP) was Sony’s first handheld console to compete with Nintendo’s DS console.

What does PS5 do that PS4 doesnt?

With a whole new architecture, superior resolution support, and faster storage thanks to the SSD, the PS5 console is better than the PS4 in almost every way. From specs to design details to its expected game lineup, we know everything there is to know about the next-generation console.

Continue Reading


Copyright © 2021 Failure Before Success Protection Status