PS2 refers to the Sony Playstation 2, the successor of the popular Playstation. First produced in 2000, it has been succeeded by the newer-generation Playstation 3 (PS3) and discontinued world wide on 4 January 2013.
The Sony Playstation 2 (2000), abbreviated as PS2, is the sixth-generation successor of Sony's Playstation (1994) video game console. In 2006, the PS2 was succeeded by the seventh-generation Playstation 3, but remained in production until 2013, making it one of the longest running video game consoles of all time.
Use this tag for questions relating to Sony's Playstation 2 hardware or functionality unique to the console itself. For questions about games for PS2, use the proper game tag rather than the PS2 console tag.