15 Amazing Facts You Don’t Know About PlayStation

Sony's PlayStation brand holds many secrets. Join us as we explore a few.

Posted By | On 11th, Feb. 2016

Page 1 of 15

Sony has seen several different phases through its decades as a console manufacturer. Though the PS4 has been an amazing success since day one, the company wasn’t always so fortunate. And believe it or not, but it didn’t even have an official mascot for most of its years. And that’s not including the utter insanity that was Ken Kutaragi at times. What other interesting and amazing facts should you know about PlayStation? Sit back and let us tell you.

Note: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, GamingBolt as an organization.

Collaboration with Nintendo (and Sega)

When Sony first decided to venture into the console business, it wanted to do so in collaboration with Nintendo and create an add-on for the SNES that would play CDs. However, the latter wanted absolute control of licensing rights. Sony then went to Sega which chose to focus more on its Sega CD attachment to the Genesis. Neither of this stopped the company from eventually launching the PlayStation on its own.


Amazing Articles You Might Want To Check Out!



Share Your Thoughts Below  (Always follow our comments policy!)



Keep On Reading!

Pokemon Unite Wins Google Play’s Game Of The Year

Pokemon Unite Wins Google Play’s Game Of The Year

TiMi Studios Group's MOBA Pokemon Unite has been crowned as the Best Game of 2021 in Google Play's Game Awards...

Knockout City Season 4 Update Launch Trailer Showcases New Content, Coming Next Week

Knockout City Season 4 Update Launch Trailer Showcases New Content, Coming Next Week

Knockout City's Season 4 update brings the game's biggest map to date, along with a fun new way to traverse th...

Solar Ash Review – Black Hole Sun

Solar Ash Review – Black Hole Sun

Heart Machine's black hole odyssey is full of mysteries, gorgeous visuals and solid gameplay even with its sha...

Scalper Bots Could be Banned Thanks to a New US Bill

Scalper Bots Could be Banned Thanks to a New US Bill

A group of US politicians has introduced a new bill that aims to crack down on the use of scalper bots and sto...

Halo Infinite, Among Us, Final Fantasy 13-2, and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in December

Halo Infinite, Among Us, Final Fantasy 13-2, and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass in December

Stardew Valley, Rubber Bandits, Archvale, and Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector will be available tomorrow for co...

Ghostrunner: Project_Hel Expansion Announced; Releases January 27th, 2022

Ghostrunner: Project_Hel Expansion Announced; Releases January 27th, 2022

Take control of Hel as she ventures through six new levels, and tackles new enemies and bosses with her own un...