Jim Ryan Claims PlayStation 2 Sold 160 Million Units
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Jim Ryan Claims PlayStation 2 Sold 160 Million Units

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

After over thirty years at PlayStation, Jim Ryan has officially stepped down as CEO, leaving behind a legacy that will be hard to match. While the PlayStation 5 has been hailed as one of the company's most successful consoles, surpassing the iconic PlayStation 2 still remains a challenge.

In a recent episode of the Official PlayStation Podcast, Jim Ryan disclosed that the PlayStation 2 sold a staggering 160 million units during its lifetime. This solidified its position as the best-selling console of all time, a title it still holds firmly. The impact of the PlayStation 2 on the gaming industry cannot be overstated.

With its extensive library of games and groundbreaking technology, the PlayStation 2 is widely regarded as the greatest gaming console ever made. From introducing new franchises to pushing the boundaries of what gaming could achieve, the PS2 left a lasting mark on the industry.

Even years after its release, the PlayStation 2 continued to receive support and new models were being produced in some regions. Its longevity and influence on the gaming landscape are undeniable.

The success of the PlayStation 2 was so immense that it left competitors struggling to keep up. Its dominance in the market reshaped the gaming industry and set a high bar for future consoles to come.


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