Today Sony Interactive Entertainment is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of the original PlayStation.
PS2 was my first PlayStation console, after that I bought PS3, PSP and PS4 at launch. I also bought a PS1 and Vita later on. And I've already placed my pre-order for the PS5, can't wait!
PS1 was my first console. I’ve been a PlayStation gamer ever since. Can’t wait for PS5!
Same.PS1 soon after release. I was actually late to the PS2 party as gaming too a back seat to family back then. But I've owned every Sony console and surely intend to buy a PS5 day 1.
I’m looking forward to the PS5 celebrating 25 years of PlayStation with FULL backwards compatibility with PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4 discs and digital downloads so that they can be played in their original modes and with PS5 performance boost!
I bought saturn on saturnday but not long after I got the ps1. Games like ridge racer, philosoma, jumping flash... classics still to this day.
Same. Well it wasn't my first. I had other older consoles before PS1. I stayed loyal when it did release though
You can pre order a ps5 right now?
In my country there are game two stores that offer pre-orders. I already paid a deposit of €50 in fact. I think there's a good chance stock will be scarce around release given the popularity of the PS4.
Nyxus..... cool I could be wrong but I don’t think you can pre order one anywhere in the US yet
Donnie, Its a pre-order with the store, sort of a deal between you and the store as a "promise" to get in on the day 1 list; its not a guarantee mind you. You can ask at local stores to see if they do this. My local store does it too. OT: 25 years of PlayStation...what a ride... It took me some time to buy the ps1 (got it 1998) since I was deep in Nintendo land(N64) back then but once I did I never looked back. So many memories...so many more to come still. Here's to another 25 years of PlayStation!
Atari 2600 was my first console, from there I had a NES, SNES, N64 but once I bought an original PlayStation with my first 2 games being Resident Evil 2 and Final Fantasy VII I could never go back.
Going back to the fun times !! Hanimex Pong, Apple IIe, (The orig top down Castle Wolfenstien FTW) , NES, Megadrive, PS1, Then went PC/Mac gaming.. Quake with mods, like Urban terror... Soo fun... Dropped Console gaming, Saw a mate play MGS3 on a PS2 ? was impressed... Though didnt like Controllers, preferred M/K , But He talked me into the PS3 and a 360.. 360 didnt ge much use, I really had fun with the PS3, and pretty much dropped PC gaming.... Now a PS4 pro with VR, (Xbox just doesent do it for "Me", I find PS titles more to "my" taste), and I still have a capable gaming rig.. soooooo... Def a fan of PS.... Cant wait to see what the PS5 will bring...
Where did you pre order a ps5🤔🤔
Hey Nyx, still having a blast with Death Stranding. I don't usualy buy consoles day one. I wait a year tops, and then buy it.... but if the statements about full B/C are true, im really considering to get it day one.
Several months ago there was an article stating Sony was patenting some sort of emulator tech. It sounded like they are trying to get it to run all games. This was right before they announced PS5 would be BC.
Where can you pre order it? I'm ready!
I ordered it in a Dutch game store, not sure about other countries.
I was premature on my comment because all I had to do is scroll down to the link you provided. Thanks for letting us know!
I didn't know you could pre order a ps5 so early on? The full specs sheet isn't even out yet! I'm curious as to weather it'll play 4k movies or above, in true 4k so i don't have to purchase something separately. Regardless..... congratulations to Sony and PlayStation for all 25 years of entertainment. Its been a blast and have definitely been happy with every console that I've brought.
34 dislikes, really disgusting for such a positive statement he made. Hmmm you preordered a ps5? No date, price point and no console shown.
modded PS2 was my first, having been on pc prior mainly with SNES, and a bunch of Sega consoles... never looked back. Ps3 phat with bc , ps4, ps4pro and soon to be ps5. Life has been great.
Atari was my first console. In my memory Mega Drive is the best console ever made. But I miss my AquaPlay.
Yea, Happy Anniversary! 25 is a big one. What are you going to do?!
I hope they release a 25th anniversary console.
They will release a 25th anniversary PS4 Pro with 2tb.
Was this confirmed? Link?
Yes! What id really like to see is a slim ps4 pro with better heat output. I can run my slim pl4 all day long without a fan but the ps4pro will heat my room up so much even with a fan pointed at it. I really hope the ps5 has better cooling methods than the pro.
The latest ps4 pro cuh versions are really quiet... A huge difference with the first units
My God Of War PS4 Pro is pretty quiet. Maybe I just got lucky with my unit.
The launch Pro's are notorious for having loud fans.
Whoop Whoop... been playstation since FF7 and the original Twisted Metal 😁 Beforehand, i had a saturn and while the games werent too shabby, the sound quality was complete shit compared to the ps1.
Sound was CD quality on both... No difference on that level
You sir or maam are incorrect, at one point i owned both systems and could hear a huge difference side by side. Simply thinking just because they both ran on cds mean they both sound the same is ignorant at best when talking hardware or the differences between the 2. https://youtu.be/UXTcV5aNq_... Skip to around the 3 min mark and this guy spells it out perfectly. I was a huge street fighter fan back then (alpha 1, 2, and 3) and those games had total shit audio quality compared to the ps1... and dont even get me started on how bad the audio was playing a cd music disc on the Saturn 🤦♂️. Unless you were gaming around then and had both to compare, you really have no clue Tucky above: Ive never had an issue with the sound of the ps4 pro as i game with headsets, but i will admit it was loud until the rdr2 bundle, my issue has always been the heat output.
Every Sony console has been incredible to play on and I have so many great memories growing up with the PS2. Always putting the core gamer first and always giving us memorable experiences. I haven't missed out buying one and the PS5 will be no different
Thanks for all the games. :)
Above: My console is extremely quiet when i got the rdr2 model.... like barely even know its on, my issue is the amount of heat it puts out. I hope they use some type of new cooling system with the ps5 to keep it from getting hot. My ps4 pro will literally make me sweat in my room, lifted off the ground, with a fan pointed directly at it... while my ps4 slim is quiet and barely puts out any heat when they made the slim model
Got into gaming with PS1 and been with the console ever since. Every console and a Vita and love them all. PS1 was the console that got me into gaming. Back on the 80s and 90s with 2D graphics and worlds I found very difficult to play in, because I could not tell distance. After the PS1 released everything changed, I would watch my friend play Tomb Raider. I finally decided to get one for myself and bought FF7, Nightmare Creatures, and Jet Moto. Next up will be the PS5, which may be my final console and will become a retro gamer with the way future gaming is being transformed with streaming, loot boxes, microtransactions and service based games.
I nearly cried with excitement when my parents got me my Ps2 with Gran Turismo 3 for christmas. It was magical.
This maybe the most humble, down to earth, and heartfelt statement I've ever heard from Jim Ryan.
Playstation = 25 years of high quality games and awesome gaming moments for me. Bring on the PS5.
I would love to buy a PS4 in a PS1 case.
@Max_Eckhardt ***"I would love to buy a PS4 in a PS1 case"*** Not quite the same, but this custom paint job from Colorware looks the part, modern with the OG PlayStation flare. https://www.colorware.com/p... There's also a PS2 style skin/decals that looks pretty cool https://www.colorware.com/p...
Wow, those look great.
Been a fan since ps1, experienced Xbox 360 great games, but Sony won me back. I'm looking to get that gray 20 year ds4, the most beautiful of them all. Great journey so far! Greatings to everyone from psx days.
Bought the PS1 as soon as I saw Wipeout in motion in a games store, great console and did help bring console gaming to a wider audience.
Yeah yeah release a new Syphon Filter already
Cant wait for PS5 reveal
I feel like it was the 25th year last year?
Time sure flies... I remember the time when I was a regular customer at Virtual World playing Red Planet and I saw a demo disc of Wipeout on Ps1. That was the day that I knew I had to buy to console (already had a Sega Saturn) and I quitted Virtual world the moment I got the game.
From playing PS1 games like Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2, Tekken 2 & 3 and Crash Bandicoot games at friends houses, to getting a PS4 and having a bookcase full of games now, Playstation has given me years of entertainment and I'm looking forward to the PS5.
I've owned the NES AND SuperNES, then all Playstation afterwards. Playstation consoles has been my favorite ever since. Can't wait for the PS5!!!!
I remember the first time I got a PS1 and the music that played before the game booted up. In fact I have that theme because I love that intro I much! I got an N64 Xmas 96 and was absolutely blown away by Mario 64! I'd never played anything like that to that point. I was a rabid Nintendo fan and when PlayStation was announced I wasn't too excited. That is until the following Xmas. When I got a PSX and I played RE Directors Cut and played the RE2 demo that came with the Directors Cut and I was really blown away! I'd never been so frightened playing a game. I love horror so this was a match made in heaven. I got RE D.C. and Nightmare Creatures and I was hooked! I can't imagine gaming without PlayStation now. Too many hours to count have been spent on so many memorable games. I loved that generation because going from SNES and Genesis to N64 and PSX was an incredible experience I don't think we'll see again for a long time. Congrats Sony and I look forward to many more years of good times!
Thank you PlayStation for all of the awesome memories.
When I bought my PS1 it was with the intend to be a secondary console to my N64 because there were lack of games. PS1 immediately became my primary console and after that, all other PlayStation consoles too. Can't wait for the PS5.
Too busy celebrating 25 years of SEGA Saturn baby and 20 of Dreamcast! 2 of my fave systems ever! I had a PocketStation before I owned a PS1 but now I have a PSone and PS1. Outside of some oddball stuff like PSX I have all their major systems. PS1,PS2,PS3,PS4,PSP,PSV and as mentioned PocketStation. I like it's design a lot more than VMU TBH. Tho VMU had more support.
Never forget, Demo One
Has it been that long? Man I remember getting my ps1 with twisted metal for Christmas. Good old days you young bucks!
Happy Anniversary, PS. 🎉🎊🥰 28522;
Damn I Really feel like PlayStation has been around longer than that