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PlayStation (part 1)

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10 questions
English
When talking about video game consoles, Sony's PlayStation is most likely the first item that comes to mind. 579.9 million PlayStation consoles have been sold since 1994 as of June 2023.
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48 random squares

Which PlayStation holds the best-selling console record based on lifetime sales as of May 2023?

PlayStation 2

PlayStation 1

PlayStation 3

PlayStation 4

49% got this right

Since its release in 2000, Sony has sold over 158 million PS2 units, setting the best-selling gaming console record.
2

Based on launch year sales, how many PlayStation 5s did Sony sell?

7.8 million

0.7 million

1.4 million

3.6 million

Hard  18% got this right

Despite the pandemic and shortages, Sony managed to sell over 7 million PS5 units during its launch year in 2020.
3

What is Sony’s largest continental market?

Europe

America

Asia

Oceania

Hard  21% got this right

Europe is Sony’s largest market, with over 203 million gaming consoles sold in the region.
4

Which percentage of PS4 and PS5 owners identify as women?

41%

11%

21%

31%

Hard  12% got this right

Only 18% of the first PlayStation was owned by women, whereas 41% of those who owned PS4/PS5 were women.
5

What was the original mascot for the original PlayStation console?

Polygon Man

Astro

Crash Bandicoot

Sackboy

Hard  15% got this right

Polygon Man was the original mascot for the PlayStation brand. However, the PlayStation creator rejected the concept.
6

What is the name of PlayStation's remote control?

DualShock

AfterShock

Antishock

ShellShock

66% got this right

Currently on its 5th generation, the DualShock replaced PlayStation's Dual Analog controller in 1997.
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48 random squares

The PlayStation Move controllers were initially released for which PlayStation console?

PlayStation 3

PlayStation 1

PlayStation 2

PlayStation 4

64% got this right

PlayStation Move was released in 2009 for PlayStation 3, competing with the Nintendo Wii Remote and Microsoft Kinect.
8

In which year was the PlayStation Portable (PSP) released?

2004

1994

2014

2024

63% got this right

Although superior to the DS, the PSP sold 80 million fewer units than the Nintendo console in its lifetime.
9
48 random squares

What is PlayStation's exclusive best-selling game?

Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)

God of War (PS4)

Marvel's Spider-Man (PS4)

Uncharted 4 (PS4)

Hard  18% got this right

Released in 2017, Horizon Zero Dawn, an action role-playing game developed by Guerrilla Games, has sold 24.3 million.
10
48 random squares

Which videogame company was PlayStation initially in partnership with?

Nintendo

Atari

MicroSoft

Sega

Hard  26% got this right

The console named Play Station (emphasis on the space) or Super Disc would be a CD add-on to the Super Nintendo.