This week in Jetsetter, we look back at the PlayStation 2's impressive history in India on the eve of PlayStation 4's release in the country this winter. Can the PS4 finally unseat the PlayStation 2 in the hearts of India's gamers?
Reports of the PlayStation 2's death have been greatly exaggerated, as the console lives on for another year abroad. We cover that and more in this week's Jetsetter, Digital Trends' weekly look at the international gaming scene.
Sony said at the end of December that it would stop shipping PlayStation 2 consoles to Japan, but now the company has confirmed that production has stopped worldwide. After nearly thirteen years, the PlayStation 2 is dead.
The PlayStation 2 ends its historic run in Japan just shy of its thirteenth birthday as Sony finally stops shipping the console in its home country. It is the best selling home gaming console ever made.
Releasing a video game console in China is a tricky business since technically the machines have been banned since 2000. That hasn't stopped Sony from trying to infiltrate the market before, and it looks like it will try again with PS3.
Layoffs and consolidation throughout Sony's empire helped trim the company's losses over the summer quarter, but its video game business continues to flounder. How will Sony reinvigorate the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita market?
Sony's PlayStation Suite will be coming to PlayStation Certified phones equipped with NVIDIA's Tegra GPU, with future support planned for PlayStation 2 games, according to announcement on the Tegra Zone app.