Friday, April 15, 2011

PlayStation 3 Sells 50 Million Units Worldwide

According to Big Game Hunter, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. reports that cumulative sales of the "PlayStation 3" (PS3) computer entertainment system have reached 50 million units worldwide, as of March 29, 2011.

The PS3 system, equipped with 'future proof' cutting–edge technologies including the "Cell Broadband Engine", "RSX" processors, "Blu-ray disc" (BD) player and "HDMI", has delivered users with high-def, high quality entertainment since its launch, November 2006.

Concurrently with the introduction of the PS3, Sony launched the "PlayStation Network" service which as more than 75 million registered accounts, operating in 59 countries and regions around the world.

To further expand entertainment experiences only possible on PS3, stereoscopic 3D gaming and Blu-ray 3D features were introduced to the system via a free system software update April and September 2010.

The feature enables users to enjoy stereoscopic 3D on their PS3 system by connecting to a 3D-compatible TV.

The number of stereoscopic 3D software titles has reached 89 as of April 1, 2011.

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