There had been rumors that Playstation 2 production would end soon, and today Sony confirmed that day has finally came. After 12 years and 150 million Playstation 2 units sold worldwide the system will now be confined to the second hand market only once the remaining stock is gone.

Gaming Everything writes:

“Last month, there had been chatter that the PlayStation 2 would be going out of production in Japan. Today, Sony finally confirmed the news.”

“New consoles will no longer be shipped across Japan. Sony isn’t pulling any remaining stock, so it may still be possible to find a new system – but not for long.”

“Sony launched the PlayStation 2 on March 4, 2000. It’s been on the market for over 12 years, with over 150 million units sold worldwide.”

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