November 17th 2008 marks the second birthday for the PlayStation 3 in North America. Japan celebrated the PS3’s birthday last week and Europe will have to wait until March 2009 to celebrate the PS3’s second birthday. Since the launch of the PS3, there has been several changes to the system and its software, not to mention the number of great games available on the platform. Of course, it doesn’t end here. Sony will support the PlayStation 3 for another 8 years, so there is still plenty to look forward to.
So far, 17 million units have been sold worldwide, and in the last year sales in the US have gone up by nearly 100%. Over the next few months, look out for exciting new content and games like the PlayStation Home Open Beta, Killzone 2 and other high-profile games. Please join us in wishing the PlayStation 3 further success over the next 12 months!