The first PlayStation was released in Japan on December 3, 1994, and video games haven't been the same since. It's hard to highlight the PlayStation's impact. Sony had previously unveiled its own CD-based game console to stick it to the SNES. However, it's hard to blame the brand for its failure. The graphics and sound were all cutting-edge for their time. But it seemed like the future. Compared to Sony's cartridge-based games, the PlayStation looked like a future. But it might never
The PlayStation was a smash hit in Japan at release, with long lines at launch and buzz among Japanese fans. The console was fashionable. It's 32-bit graphics wowed players into 16-bit mode. It's a cool combination. The PlayStation was the most iconic game, with over 100 million PlayStation 1s sold in 2005, making it the best-selling console of all time. But without the PS1, it never would've happened.