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a 2006 disk and download-based video game console by Sony. Use this tag for questions about the PlayStation 3 operating system or hardware, or a game feature truly unique to the PS3.

The Playstation 3 (PS3) is a game console created by Sony and the successor of the Playstation 2.

The PlayStation 3 supports both disk-based media and download-based games from the Playstation Store. It also supports all PS1 game disks run through emulation. The early versions of the console also supported PS2 titles through a mix of onboard hardware and emulation, although this was dropped early on to save costs.

Usage

This tag should only be used if the question is about the Playstation 3 operating system or hardware, or a game feature truly unique to the PS3.

General Information

  • Developer: Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE)
  • Release Dates:
    • November 2006: 11th (JP), 17th (US)
    • March 2007: 23rd (EU, AU)
  • Console Generation: 7th
  • Rivals (Microsoft), (Nintendo)

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