Sony has created some memorable home and portable consoles with its line of PlayStations, and here is a ranking of every console the company has made.
Number one(PS1) Number one(PS2) Number two(PSP) Number two(PS3) Number two(PS Vita) Number one(Vita TV was the only ONE) Number one(PS4) Oh...against each other Group number one. Lol. J/K
1 PS1 2 PS3 3 PS2 4 PS4
Hmm, I'd place it... 1. PS2 2. PS3 3. PS1 4. PS4 There are so many games that did not make it to PS4... A new GTA for one. While the PS4 was cool, Uncharted 4 was great... it did not have as many big exclusives as previous generations. PS3 was a fun time. PS2 dominate the industry. PS1 was a great time too.
1 ps3 2 ps4 3 ps2 4 ps1 5 Vita 6 psp
1 PS1 2 PS3 3 PS4 4 PS 2
I feel no need to rank them. Each system won their respective gens and each of the gens were equally great imo.
“PS3’s features may not compare to the PS4’s in retrospect, but that’s normal given the amount of time that’s passed.“ Of course PS3’s features compare. PS3 for example was a far superior media player than PS4
Ps3 was a far superior Playstation than Ps4 period
I completely disagree. It performed terribly on multiplatform games, it was terribly expensive, it looked awful, and it's exclusives were mostly casual cutscene simulator trash except for Demon Souls.
Absolutely right. PS3 released with blu-ray tech, wifi, full media options, HD console. This was the first HD Era for video game consoles, that's huge.
I agree wholeheartedly about the PS3's media capabilities. I remember perusing various, cough, slutter, ahem, 'gentleman's websites.' Using triangle, right click, scroll down and save target to my hard drive. I nearly ended up going as blind as a bat, but on the upside I developed wrists like Popeye! The PS3 was brilliant for downloading full feature films for free using the web browser, watching Blu ray, background images, pictures, mp3 songs and photos. It was an absolutely superb media powerhouse which was ahead of it's time in my opinion. My biggest gripe with the PS4 is the lack of an inbuilt 4k player & the inability to purchase 4k Movie/Tv content on the PSn store.
Lmao 😂 love the comedy but yeah Ps3 was an awesome device even the built quality that shiny gloss finish nice looking console and @mr_writer if those are your complaints you proved our point we can create a bigger list of what the current gen consoles cant do that the othe others could plus Ps3 was above mid gen PC when it released while both x1 and ps4 below mid grade PC
@Phoenixup The PS3's gaming features were rubbish. No party chat Slower downloads Slow in game XMB No suspen and resume Very few background downloads
Remember when we could make our own themes on ps3 the dynamic themes were so much better than what we have with ps4, Ps4 was just a 1080p upgrade from our upscaled 1080p we were playing beforehand. Ps3 is older so you would expect ps4 to keep the old features but add even more icing on the cake but instead they removed a lot of icing off the cake but because its a fresh baked cake we blindly eat it not noticing ingredients have been tampered with but its still a nice tasting cake but remember the cherries 🍒 we want our dam cherries and icing
@blueben Sorry mate but themes had zero impact on my gaming. Sure I agree, the customization of the XMB was better and awesome. But my PS3 and PS4 where used for gaming, and when it comes to making gaming easier, connected and quicker the PS4 beats PS3 to a pulp. If you want to compare the media side again I'd agree PS3 was better. But people (myself included) said that a console should be judged on its games when the Xbox came out with TV TV TV. So whilst PS3 had stronger media features. I put gaming first, and that list is stuff the Xbox 360 mostly did as well. The PS4 has features that enhance gaming that are superior to PS3 and that is a fact.
I agree. There's so much I can do on my ps3 then I can do on my ps4 pro regarding media.
It had a SACD disc support a disc format from the future,launch PS3 is still the cheapest SACD player you can get,the cheapest player nowadays is still way over $300. I wouldn't be surprised many Japanese still bidding over one of these models today just for SACD capabilities.
I forgot it had super audio and DLNA
PSP ahead of PS4? Vita ahead of PS1? Yeah, ok.
Vita can play ps1 games
That might be the reason. Idk
I mean... maybe? But if that's the case, it's inconsistent because then Vita should be higher ranked than PSP.
@silver. It plays a fraction of PSOne games.
Vita cant play all psp games since most of them arent on psn. But alot (but sadly not all) of ps1 games are on psn Idk. I guess thats the only explanation i can think of
Ps5 Ps2 Ps4 Ps1 Ps3 Edit: I love all of them. These rankings I had to be nitpicky lol
Mofo, the ps5 isn't even out yet, what are you even on about?
I hate how simple minded gamers can't even infer correctly. Sad state of affairs for the youth worldwide.
@Cmv38 Um, what did I infer incorrectly? What are you talking about, my man?
PS2 will always be my numero uno, followed by PS3,
Happy to see PS3 at No2. Best console ever imo, a great media player, Awesome library of games, Free Online.. And as a Collector its the best to collect for, so many Variants, nice looking cover arts, all have manuals unlike PS4 (i like thick manuals lol) Blu Ray discs are great, i would hate to collect for anything that uses DvD as they scratch so easily. I'm not sure how easy the Fat PS3 is to take apart but the Slim and Super Slim are very easy to take apart and clean, which makes maintaining them a quick easy task. And i love the Dualskock 3, if i could use it on PS4 i would use it over the DS4. Imo PS4 is the worst, remember when it launched and it was riddled with issues for about 2 years, it took Sony 2 years just to fix the messaging system.. And it took ages for games to start coming out often.. It suffers from really poor download speeds as well, the DS4 was a flawed design, analog sticks rubber pealing off, triggers braking, and the R2 has a sensitivity issue that i bet many people have but won't notice unless they play a racing game, a very poor battery life and a light you can't turn off.. And then there is the PS4 Pro which is a more powerful console that is even worse than a standard PS4, they are so damn loud and have an annoying buzzing noise, and for me and many others the UI is a laggy mess. The only thing thats good is the download speeds are miles better. There has been and is still so many issues with the PS4 I can't be bothered to list, it has an Awesome library of games but the console and firmware are terrible. This is my opinion, if you don't like it then that's your problem.
Man I agree I remember I was excited for the reveal for Ps4 and X1 when I saw the in game graphics I was so not blown away for the first time ever for an new console. I thought to myself they are saving money on hardware and sticking it to the customers because they are eager for new consoles.I ended up going PC with Alienware Alpha at the beginning of this gen until the Pro came out
PS3 was great for games, however. PS4 has so many quality of life features for gaming such as suspend and resume, being able to flick between apps and games, party chat, invite system, remote play etc. I love the games on PS3, however, the PS4 has great games and great gaming features. For me PS4 PS3 PS2 PS1 PSVita PSP
PS2 Pinnacle of console gaming. PS1 Tied with SNES as the second best console ever PS3 A true generational leap from the PS2 era with stellar exclusives PS4 Great exclusives but a follow up from the previous gen in terms of gameplay and game design.
Best to least best (cause in sonys case you cant say best to worst) ps1, ps2, ps3 and ps4. This list is strictly from a gaming standpoint, And I'm obviously thinking of games in relation to the time they came out.
They all very dear to me, except portable ones.
Your Xbone colors are showing.
Why? What’s wrong with the article?
PS2 is the best console period, and in my opinion the best console ever made.
Too hard to rank them, they're all excellent.
I think ps4 is the best. It has way too many amazing games for that console this gen.
I don't understand how you guys are placing PS3 ahead of PS4. PS3 was hard to develop for and all games looked inferior in comparison to its 360 counterparts. In my opinion it's. 1. PS2 2. PS1 3. PS4 4. PS3
Free online gaming for me makes the PS3 better. But that’s me.
In defense of the PlayStation vita the PlayStation vita did have a nice handful of solid physical game releases and digital game releases. You could also play nearly every psp game on the PlayStation vita via digitally purchased and downloaded off the PlayStation store. Also the PlayStation vita had features like remote play with PlayStation 4 that let you stream ps4 games on the PlayStation vita and act like controller for PlayStation 4 amongs other useful features and functionality.
By order: PS1 PS2 PS4 PSP the rest is garbage.
Many gamers haven't fully explored each PlayStation gaming platform because if they did they'd realize many features and functionalities and even some games both exclusive non exclusive carried over to each PlayStation platform.
1st PS4 2nd PS2 3rd PS1 4th PS3
Many will rank these based on nostalgia.
PS1 PS2 PS4 PS3 PSP
Vita ahead of PS1 gets a laugh from me
4/2/1/3 for me. 4 takes it for me as they’ve smashed this Gen plus they have a fair few of the ps2 classics on the store
PS2 PSP PS1 PS4 PS3
PS3 PS2 PSP PS4 PS1 Vita
Ps3 Ps4 Vita PSP Ps2 Ps1 The ps3 ranks higher for me, because of the forward thinking free online. Always thought the ps1 and 2 were overrated.
There are many phrases I would use to describe the PS3’s online services, but “forward thinking” is definitely not one of them. PSN was slowly cobbled together like Frankenstein’s monster, having demanded features like trophies, custom soundtracks, in-game XMB, and party chat tacked on years after they were on the 360 (or never coming at all because of the way the PS3 was built). PSN was built so archaically that the ability to change your username only just recently became a thing after 12 years, and even then with the possibility of data loss and a plethora of other issues. Sony never even planned for players wanting to change their username. Online certainly was not Sony’s strength in the PS3 era.
Online infrastructure is separate from the actual machine that’s accessing it so Ps3 is still better tech for it’s time than Ps4 was for its time frame of release. No paywalls to game online > partychat Besides some of us use our smartphones even with partychat available 🤷🏿♂️
PS2 PS3 PS4 PSVita
This is the correct order to rank PlayStation consoles: PS3 - The most epic and abundant generation ever. PS2 - An era of wonderful classics and and quality games with heart. PS4 - Super solid and highly efficient generation. Unfortunately lacks features and some heart. PS1 - The OG PlayStation that started it all, very fun and fond time. PSP - A slow burner at the start, but got surprisingly good over time. PS Vita - Biggest waste of fantastic potential ever. Superb in theory, lackluster in practice, apart from few exceptions.
I agree with this list and the descriptions
Their list was absolute trash. For me, I owned a ton of Nintendo consoles growing up, including an N64 instead of a PS1. I got a PS2 on launch, and for me, this was the console that I firmly believe to be the best console of all time. PS1 introduced so many franchises, but the PS2 transcended even the loftiest of expectations with its absolutely massive catalog, third party support and so on. 1. PS2 2. PS1 3. PS4 4. PS3 5. PSP 6. VITA
Ps2 the G.O.A.T. Always, the end.
1.PS1 - My family first console,loved its clean but epic design. 2.PS3 - An audio and videophile dream of a game console,got its second storm with amazing exclusives. 3.PS2 - My first I purchased,so many games to revisit and play for first time,too bad it's not very reliable. 4.PS4 - My backlog maker of a console just hit after hit and not enough time to play them most reliable console of all 4 but just lacked too many basic media support,A bit boring as a console. 5.PSP - Could've ranked higher if I'm into portable gaming but I'm not,still my most used portable system still play Ridge Racer (2004) on it. 6.PS Vita - Technically epic an gorgeous system that got its support cut down too soon and proprietary memory and I/O hurts it badly,original model built like a tank.
ps2 number 1 better ratchet,mgs,ff,dqviii,gt3,gta3 ,sly cooper, ico,pop,gow,z.o.e2 ,re4,sh2 better singleplayer. plug n play psp number 2 better than combined library of shit ds and 3ds games. better shoulder button than all ver of 3ds. ps3 number 3 better tmbrdr,uncharted2,killzone2,ra yman,pop,gow3,mgs4,bulletstorm , bioshock,batman,masseffct2,fon e wvegas,portal2,rdr,cod,assncrd , lbp,mtsrm,deadspace2,deusex,l. a .noire,ufc,fifa,nfl,nba2k,flwr , thelastofus ps1 number 4 plug n play games ps vita number 5 good games library but terrible left n right stick and no l2/r2 ps4 number 6 micro transaction on all multiplayer games, fifa,nba2k,nfl, ufc1,2,3 sucks ball compared thq last gen, nbaplayground2 sucks compared to nba streets on psp. starwars sucks ball this gen compared force unleashed n starwrsjedistarfghter, uc4 inferior hand2hand combat compared to uc2, uc4 multi 40,000thou hrs still unable to unlock all cosmetic becoz micro on clothes. mgs tpp no real boss battle, unli health/stamina felt like using godmode on, one save policy compared to mgs 1-4 n portable ops unli saving, new game plus gone. infamous inferior compared to 2. online drm for avatars n wallpapers, you have to redownload same free stuff on 4 diff accnts. not to mention terrible durabilty of ds4. 80 gb games require 160gb free space, plug n patch gen, nuff said.
1. PS2 2. PS1 3. PS4 4. PS3
Ps2 was my favorite back to a time we didn't have to bleed micro transactions to finish a game.
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