Article by Issac Brandon
The PlayStation 3 or PS3 (as has been abbreviated by worldwide PSP gaming enthusiasts). The way players pronounce it PS3, it certainly shows off players’ loads of attitude to take the roughest and the most difficult challenge to win. That is what this PS 3 is all about and no wonder, this is why, PlayStation 3 games have rippled a rage across the world since inception. The entire set up of this PlayStation is a combination of sophisticated hardware, software and additional accessories which hardly lets players feel they are actually out of the console with remote and other accessories in their hand.
PS 3, the third home video gaming console to be created by Sony Computer Entertainment and the next generation PlayStation 2, is known to stimulate loads of excitements in players. There are several features which have pushed it ahead from its prior generation of PlayStation. However, the major advancement brought in PS3 is the integration of online gaming service that is referred as PlayStation Network. Apart from inducing this online gaming facility, Sony has appended more high class technological features including robust multimedia capabilities, connectivity to the PSP (PlayStation Portable) with Blu-ray Disc, a high-definition optical disc format to use as primary medium for storage. The PS 3 is the first PlayStation to be equipped with Blu-ray 2.0. PS 3 is also a strong rival of Nintendo’s Wii and Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
Since the primitive phase of its launch in Japan, on November 11, 2006 around 7 o’clock, it has generated huge sales records which is marked by sale of 81,639 PS3 systems within 24 hours. Later on on November 17, 2006, it arrived in the market of North America. However, The famous PlayStation 3 by the Sony was launched on March 23, 2007 with instant sale of around 600,000 units within first couple of days. The PS 3 was launched with 20GB and 60GB HDD and later on, even an 80 GB version was introduced. Also PS 3 models are available with 2.5