PlayStation - a technology timeline

As the launch of the PS4 approaches, a new infographic charts the rise and rise of Sony’s home console.
  • Don't worry, this isn't the full infographic - that would be odd
    Ian Dransfield
    Last updated: 25 November 2013, 14:00 GMT

    The PlayStation is kind of a big deal, everyone knows that. But what has it done in the 18 years since the first console arrived in our homes?

    Well, thanks to communications company Westbase Technology, we can see just what the venerable PS brand has brought to the table over the years.

    That’s right folks, it’s an infographic!

    Check it out to see some fun little facts, like how little an amount of time it took the original console to reach 50 million sales, or how many homes in Europe owned a PS2 (a lot).

    Then don’t forget to sneer derisively as it’s clearly written by someone not particularly au fait with gaming.

    Honestly, “6 axis of tracked movement”…

    Ian Dransfield
    Last updated: 25 November 2013, 14:00 GMT

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