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PlayStation
Released: U.S. - September 9, 1995

Japan - December 3, 1994
Europe - September 29, 1995

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Generation: Fifth generation
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Units shipped: 102 million
Best-selling games: Gran Turismo - 10 million (April 2008)

The PlayStation (abbreviated PS, PSone, PS1, or informally as PSX) is a 32-bit fifth generation video game console released by Sony Computer Entertainment in December 1994. It is succeeded by the PlayStation 2 in 2000 and PlayStation 3 in 2006. PSOne devkits were only $4,000 [1] Sony stopped producing the console in early 2006, 12 years after its release.[2]

ChartsEdit

Sony consoles shipments

PlayStation (PSone) hardware sales figures (production shipments)

Sales figures tidbitsEdit

  • Worldwide
    • March 1999: 50 million shipped [3]
    • October 2001: 88.26 million shipped [4]
    • March 2007: 102.5 million shipped [5]
  • United States
    • 9 months - 1 million[6]
    • 14 months - 1.5 million [7]
    • End of 1996 - 2.9 million[1]
    • April 1997 - 3.5 million [8]
    • End of 1998 - 11.5 million[2]

Software salesEdit

Japan sales Playstation 1 Software LTD for Japan
  1. PSX - Dragon Quest VII 3.893.293
  2. PSX - Final Fantasy VIII 3.501.588
  3. PSX - Final Fantasy VII 3.277.776
  4. PSX - Final Fantasy IX 2.707.301
  5. PSX - Gran Turismo 2.186.375
  6. PSX - Resident Evil 2 2.154.975
  7. PSX - Minna no Golf 1.777.895
  8. PSX - Derby Stallion 1.737.819

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ReferencesEdit

Fifth generation of video games
PlayStation · Nintendo 64 · Sega Saturn · Game Boy Color

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