Saturday, January 5, 2013

Sony PS2 console sales stopped in Japan

Sony has decided to stop sales of the PlayStation 2 in Japan. This was announced publication Famitsu (line of Japanese video game magazines). Deliveries of console stopped in Japanese stores on December 28, 2012. Famitsu does not specify when Sony PS2 sales will stop in other regions.

Sony PS2
PS2 was put on sale in Japan on March 4, 2000. Since its launch, gamers in worldwide have purchased more than 150 million of these consoles. It is considered one of the most popular consoles in history.

In 2006, the PS2 was replaced by the next generation of consoles - PS3, but PS2 sales over the years have remained relatively high. Thus in fiscal year 2011 in the world were sold more than 4 million of these consoles.

It is assumed that Sony is developing a new generation of consoles - PS4. Officially, this project was not presented, but experts say the new Sony console should appear on sale in late 2013.


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