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PlayStation (part 2)

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(12 votes)
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.
1

The PlayStation 1 discs had by far the strangest color on the market. Which color were they?

Black

Blue

Pink

Purple

53% got this right

The color had no purpose or reason apart from looking very cool and for recognition.
2

Which year was the PlayStation Network (PSN) launched?

2006

1998

2014

2022

46% got this right

PSN allows PlayStation users to connect with friends, play online multiplayer games, and access digital content.
3
48 random squares

Which PlayStation introduced Blu-ray technology?

PlayStation 3

PlayStation 2

PlayStation 3

PlayStation 4

47% got this right

With its built-in Blu-ray player, the PlayStation 3 became popular for gaming and home entertainment.
4

What's the name of the PlayStation Virtual Reality headset?

PlayStation VR

Index VR

Quest Pro

Vision Pro

67% got this right

PlayStation VR provides immersive gaming experiences that transport players into virtual worlds.
5
48 random squares

Which video game franchise is NOT a PlayStation exclusive?

Tomb Raider

Bloodborne

Ratchet & Clank

Returnal

48% got this right

The first entry in the series Tomb Raider was released in 1996 for PC, PlayStation and Sega Saturn.
6

Who is credited as the father of the PlayStation?

Ken Kutarag

Hideo Kojima

Hironobu Sakaguchi

Shigeru Miyamoto

Hard  17% got this right

Ken Kutarag had previously worked on the Super Nintendo sound chip in secret while employed by Sony.
7

Which company did not take part in developing PlayStation's Cell processor?

Intel

IBM

Sony

Toshiba

36% got this right

Developed by Sony, Toshiba, and IBM, an alliance known as STI, cell is shorthand for Cell Broadband Engine Architecture.
8

What does the Sony PlayStation logo represent?

Unity and Convergence

Unify and Conquer

Uniqueness and Courage

Utility and Confidence

Hard  21% got this right

The "P" and "S" logo was designed, by Manabu Sakamoto, to intertwine the initials symbolize unity and convergence.
9
48 random squares

What are the symbols on the buttons of the PlayStation remote?

△, ○, X, □

None of the above

X, A, B, Y

Y, B, A, X

Easy  90% got this right

The ○ and X represent "yes" and "no", respectively. The △ symbolizes a point of view and the □ a sheet of paper.
10

How many PlayStation consoles have been released?

5
14
20

Easy  90% got this right

In total, 14 PlayStation consoles have been released since 1995. This includes Slim and portable models.