PlayStation (console)

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The PlayStation; プレイステーション:Pureisutēshon; Offeecially abbreviatit as PS; sometimes referred tae as the PSX[2], PS1, or PSone is a 32-bit fifth-generation video game console first released by Sony Computer Entertainment in Japan on December 3, 1994.[3]

The PlayStation wis the first o the PlayStation series o consoles an handheld game devices. Successor consoles an upgrades include the Net Yaroze, PS one, PSX, PocketStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, an PlayStation 3.[4] The PlayStation wis the first "computer entertainment platform" tae ship 100 million units, which it haed reached 9 years an 6 months efter its initial launch.[5]

In 2009 the PlayStation wis named the 7t greatest video game console o aw time, oot o a field o 25, bi IGN.

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  1. "The Making Of: PlayStation". Edge. Future Publishing. 24 April 2009. p. 5. Retrieved 27 September 2009. "SCEA hated the name and wanted to change it to PSX, a contraction of the project’s codename […] the US nevertheless went ahead with early trade promotion, calling it PSX," 
  2. PS-X (PlayStation Experimental) wis an internal code name for the PlayStation durin development.[1] The popular use of the "PSX" abbreviation outside Sony became a source of confusion when Sony introduced its PSX digital video recorder in 2003.
  3. "Business Development/Japan". Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 
  4. Sinclair, Brendan (2006-03-24). "Sony stops making original PS". GameSpot. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  5. "PlayStation 2 Breaks Record as the Fastest Computer Entertainment Platform to Reach Cumulative Shipment of 100 Million Units" (PDF). Sony Computer Entertainment. 2005-11-30. Retrieved 2008-06-08.