Ever since Sony released PlayStation 3, some people may not be aware that the PlayStation 2 console is still around doing its thing, having sold about 136 million units worldwide. Now Sony is hoping to move more PlayStation 2 systems by giving it the new affordable price of $99.99 (down from $129.99) starting April 1st., with around 1,900 video game titles available for the console this year. That makes for lots of fun gaming entertainment for those on a budget, and Sony will continue to support PlayStation 2 well into the future.
SCEA will continue to support PlayStation 2 system with new titles that appeal to families and casual gamers looking for social entertainment experiences. First-party games such as MLB(R) 09 THE Show(TM) and MotorStorm(R): Arctic Edge as well as major franchise titles from SCEA's publishing partners demonstrate the continued growth of the platform's library of content. In addition, more than 250 best-selling PlayStation 2 titles have achieved "Greatest Hits" status, providing consumers with plenty of games to choose from at value pricing.