PS one was released in 2000. The original PlayStation was released in Japan in 1994. It became available in North America, Europe and Australia in 1995.Continue Reading
The original PlayStation sold more than 100,000 units during its release weekend in North America. It moved more than a million units in the first six months. PlayStation was the first video game console to sell 100 million units and sold a total of 102 million before production stopped.
In 2006, production of both the original PlayStation and PS one models was discontinued in favor of newer systems, including the PS2 and PS3 consoles as well as the handheld PlayStation Portable and PS Vita.Learn more about Gaming Consoles
The PlayStation 4 was released in the U.S. and Canada on Nov. 15, 2013. The European release date was several weeks later, on Nov. 29.Full Answer >
PlayStation offers several methods of support, including the @AskPlayStation Twitter account, the PlayStation Support Forum, the Self Help Knowledge Center and Live Chat. PlayStation support may be contacted through phone by calling 800-345-SONY during business hours. PlayStation also offers assistance through email using an online contact form.Full Answer >
The PlayStation 4 is a more powerful device than the Xbox One. However, the Xbox One has several features that the PlayStation 4 lacks, such as backwards compatibility, voice controls and greater multimedia capabilities.Full Answer >
As of 2014, there is no launch date for the PlayStation 5. In an interview with MTV, PlayStation Software Product Development Head Scott Rohde said, "We tend to start thinking about the development of the next system, surprisingly only a few years into the life cycle of the current gen."Full Answer >