Today, is a special day in relation to the gaming world considering the fact that that it marks the 19year anniversary of the PlayStation 2 back when it was released in Japan on March 4th in 2000. To this day the PlayStation 2 is still the best selling game console of all-time considering the fact that it has reached over 155 million units worldwide in sales throughout the 2000’s and the early part of the 10’s decade before it was ultimately discontinued back in 2013. Since its release back in 2000 no other succeeding consoles that Sony has developed such as the PlayStation 3, PSP, PlayStation Vita it the PlayStation 4 has not managed come even close to surpassing the PlayStation 2 in sales.
Back in the 00’s we got to see unforgettable classics such as Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas which ended up becoming the best selling game for the PS2 by reaching over 17 million units worldwide since its release back in late 2004. We also got to see the release of many other big games on the PS2 such Gran Theft Auto III, GTA: Vice City, Gran Turismo 3, Gran Turismo 4, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy XII and countless other titles that are still popular to this day. There is no doubt that the PlayStation 2 is legendary and there a good chance that it will remain the best selling game console of all-time possibly for the next decade.