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Sony stops shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan nearly 13 years after launch

The Verge - Sony will no longer ship the PlayStation 2 to Japanese retailers, according to Famitsu. At over 150 million units sold worldwide since its launch in Japan on March 4th, 2000, the PS2 is the most popular home console of all time by some distance, and has demonstrated impressive staying power.

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-Mezzo-1280d ago

This console has a special place in my heart. So many unforgettable memories.

Pushagree1278d ago

A great era has passed. I tip my hat to the ps2 for lasting beyond the 10-year cycle.

shutUpAndTakeMyMoney1278d ago

Don't worry shadow of the collossus 2 on ps4!! ?

abzdine1279d ago

i still have mine i'll never give it away.

cyclindk1278d ago

Don't do it Sony! 100 year cycle!!!

nachokingp1278d ago

Try new maths, it's been nearly 12 years.

Godchild10201278d ago

The PlayStation 2 was launch in Japan on March 4, 2000. Its about to be January 1, 2013, so, its been nearly 13 years. 13, if they waited 3 more months, but I guess 13 is a bad number for some.

LordMe1278d ago (Edited 1278d ago )

Greatest System ever made in my opinion.

PS2 was an amazing system.

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