Graphic timeline of all the different PlayStation video game consoles that have been released since it debuted in 1994.


A potted history of the PlayStation

By Ninian Carter

June 4, 2020 - Sony launches the PlayStation 5 this autumn. Together with its four earlier namesakes, it brings to almost 20 the number of game consoles produced by the Japanese tech giant since its 1994 debut model.

Sony has postponed its planned June 4 PlayStation 5 online presentation, citing the social unrest in the United States as the reason.

The company said in a tweet, “... for now, we want to stand back and allow more important voices to be heard.”

The hotly anticipated successor to one of the best-selling consoles ever is due to go on sale in the autumn.

PUBLISHED: 04/06/2020; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Naughty Dog/Sony
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