Sony playstation 3 is the newest addition to the Sony computer entertainment series. Sony, one of the leading manufacturers and developers of video game consoles in the world is headquartered in Japan. Sony computer entertainment is one of the 5 main operating segments of the multi national conglomerate. Sony is also involved in other sectors as well which include electronics, entertainment, financial services and telecommunication. Sony has today become one of the world largest and most well known players in the media business.
Sony playstation series was developed by the company’s computer entertainment department which involves a line of video games consoles. Sony playstation series includes playstation 1, playstation 2 and playstation 3.
Playstation 1 was released in 1994 and became an instant success. It was the first video game console to reach the mark of selling 100 million sets.
Sony Playstation 2
Playstation 2 was released in the year 2000. The new version was slimmer that its predecessor and was also backwards-compatible with it. The newer playstation model left its predecessor far behind in the sales area and managed to reach an astounding 140 million units sale mark by July 2008. Playstation 2 belongs to the sixth generation of the development of video game consoles.
Sony Playstation 3
Playstation 3 was released in November 2006 and is the newest addition to the company’s playstation series. Playstation 3 belongs to the seventh generation of video game consoles and comes in the form of a sleeker and more attractive design. Sony playstation 3 has Nintendo's Wii and Microsoft's Xbox 360 as its main market competitors. Playstation 3 comes along with special accessories which include:
- A dualshock, wireless 3/SIXAXIS controller
- Internal hard drive (upto 160GB which is included with the purchase)
- USB cable
- Ethernet cable
- Composite AV cable
Sony Playstation 3 Controller
Sony playstation 3 controller described as the DualShock 3 Wireless Controller in the 2007 Tokyo Game Show is the main controller for playstation 3. The sixaxis was the initial controller for the console that was released along with playstation 3 when it was launched in 2006. It was later replaced by Sony playstation 3 controller known as DualShock 3.
Playstation 3 controller’s newer model
Playstation 3 controller’s newer model is incorporated with all the features that were available on the sixaxis. Controller DualShock 3 offers added rumble capabilities. Controller DualShock 3 for playstation 3 offers refined vibration effects that are supposed to be better than that of DualShock 2. Controller DualShock 3 was launched in April 2008 and simultaneously the production of the sixaxis was completely discontinued.
The Playstation 3 controller grip
The Playstation 3 controller grip was introduced by the company to provide better hold and control over the DualShock 3. Grip maximization for the DualShock 3 was very important as the new remote was considerable heavier than the sixaxis. The new attachment provides a silicon skin to the DualShock 3 ensuring that you can play your favorite game tirelessly for hours without losing your hold.
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Playstation 3 has indeed become are among video gamers and its ever increasing signs of popularity promise to make its sales figure surpass that of playstation 2 also.