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Overview of the PS3

The PlayStation 3 is the third video game system produced by Sony after the PlayStation and PlayStation 2 systems. PlayStation 3 competes as a seventh-generation video game system with the video game system developed by Microsoft Xbox 360 and the Wii video games system developed by Nintendo.

PS3 first launch

The PlayStation 3 was first launched on the market on November 11, 2006, in Japan, on November 17, 2006, in North America, and on March 23, 2007, in Europe and the Oceania region. Sony released two models for the PS3 at the beginning of the launch of the PlayStation 3: the first model is the basic model put on the market with a capacity of 20 GB, and the second model, which has a greater capacity than the first model (60 GB) and several additional features (the first model was not released in Europe and not the Oceania region), since then, Sony has made several improvements to the previous two models, with the addition of the PlayStation 3 model with a capacity of eighty and one hundred and sixty gigabytes.

The first launch of the PlayStation 3 was in Japan, and the launch of the device was met by lining up thousands of Japanese for hours in front of stores that sell the device in defiance of that cold rainy weather on that day, and in the first twenty-four hours of its launch in Japan sold 81,639 PlayStation devices 3. Six days after the launch of the PlayStation 3 in Japan, Sony launched the device on November 17, 2006, in North American markets, and launched the device for the first time in Europe, Australia, Africa, New Zealand, and the Middle East on March 22, 2007.

Some of the violence occurred after the launch of the PlayStation 3, including 60 clashes near the hardware store, of which only 10 was available in the shop. On January 24, 2007, Sony announced its intention to reduce the price of the PlayStation 3 on March 23, 2007, in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and New Zealand. 600,000 devices were sold in the first two days of Sony's announcement of new discounts. It is worth mentioning that Sony launched The next generation of the PlayStation “PS4” seven years later in November 2013, where it was competing with Microsoft's Xbox One and Nintendo's Wii U and Switch.

The PlayStation 3 Sales

The initial cost of the PlayStation 3 is estimated at eight hundred and five US dollars for the PlayStation 3 model with a capacity of 20 GB and $840.35 for the PlayStation 3 model with a capacity of 60 gigabytes, although Sony decided to sell the PlayStation 3 models at prices lower than the cost of their manufacture, as it sold the twenty GB model Four hundred and ninety-nine US dollars and sixty-gigabyte model five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars, which means that Sony incurred a loss of US $250 per PlayStation 3 device sold on the market, i.e. up to US $1.97 billion loss in the year of its first sale of the device. After these results appeared, Sony Entertainment President Ken Kutaragi announced his intention to retire from his post, and many news agencies have speculated that the reason for his retirement is the poor sales of the PlayStation 3 compared to the Wii and Xbox 360, Sony Computer Entertainment commented on this news by saying that "Mr. Kutaragi was deciding to retire from the company before these results appeared".

Sony Entertainment Chief Executive Heria predicted in January 2008 that the PlayStation 3 will start taking profit at the beginning of 2009, while market analysts Nikko Citigroup predicts that the PlayStation 3 is able to reach the profit-taking stage in August 2008. In January 2009 Sony announced that The games division of the company (Sony Computer Entertainment) is a profitable division for Sony, despite the company's loss of every PlayStation 3 device sold on the market. The CEO stated that his goal for the PlayStation 3 is to sell 150 million devices in the next nine years, meaning that the PlayStation 3 overcomes the previous Sony games, the PlayStation 2, in sales.

The cost of PlayStation 3 production has decreased dramatically since the launch of the device due to the decrease in the prices of its hard hardware. Since January 2008 the value of the PlayStation 3 industrial cost has dropped to $400 USD.

PS3 best games and price

This device is somewhat outdated and may be difficult to find in electronic game stores, yet it is still very popular due to the impressive success achieved by the following games: (grand theft auto v/red dead redemption/metal gear solid 4/dark souls), And many other video games that are very popular with electronic video game fans, you can find it on the OpenSooq website in addition to all accessories related to this device, The price of the Playstation 3 in Oman ranges between 30-70 OMR.

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