Home » Technology » A two-decade-old gaming device that is still the best-selling game console in history February 6, 2022
While it is still difficult to find the latest generation of video game consoles, PlayStation 5 من Sony وXbox Series X من MicrosoftMore than 14 months after their launch in November 2020, the Nintendo Switch continues to rise among the most popular video game platforms.
Since the outbreak of the Corona epidemic in March 2020, Nintendo has been selling its consoles as if they were loaves of bread, making it the most successful home console ever in Nintendo’s long history.
Over the past 21 months, Nintendo has sold nearly 48 million Switch consoles, overtaking the original PlayStation and Wii to become the third best-selling console of all time.
Had it not been for the global chip shortage crisis, sales would have been even more, forcing Nintendo to lower its sales forecast for the second consecutive quarter.
According to the chart prepared by “Statista” and seen by “Al Arabiya.net”, the Japanese company Sony has continued to dominate gaming platforms over the past two and a half decades, with three of its PlayStation consoles now in the top four.
The company has sold more than 155 million PS2 units since its launch, making it the most successful video game console by a large margin.
After its arrival in the year 2000, the PlayStation 2 was an instant hit and remained popular for a very long time. Despite the arrival of its successor in 2006, PS2 remained in production until 2013 as a low-cost gaming platform.