PlayStation 3 Sales Numbers and List of Games (2023)
Last Updated on: January 12th, 2021
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a video game console that was released by Sony in 2006. It was the successor to the PlayStation 2 and competed with other consoles of its time, such as the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii.
The PlayStation 3 was a 7th generation console that featured a powerful Cell processor and a Blu-ray disc drive, which allowed for games to have more storage capacity and higher quality graphics and sound than its predecessors. It also had built-in Wi-Fi and the ability to connect to the internet, allowing for online gaming and streaming media.
Some of the most popular games on the PlayStation 3 included titles like The Last of Us, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, and LittleBigPlanet. The console sold over 80 million units worldwide, making it one of the best-selling video game consoles of all time.
The PlayStation 3 also helped pioneer the use of online gaming and social networking in video games, with the introduction of the PlayStation Network and the ability to connect with other players and friends through the console. It also paved the way for other successful Sony consoles, such as the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.