PS3 production ceases in Japan

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This comes via the official PlayStation Japan website that lists the PS3 500GB shipments as "ended" according to a translation from gaming blog Gematsu.

What's more is sources in the supply chain claim that Sony India's focus has been squarely on the PS4 with the goal to double its sales on that console. But just like many other patients filed by the company, which never saw the light, it is really hard to say whether the Sony PS Vita 2 will arrive or not.

Each month sees six games featured, with two titles each for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita.

483. That's the number of PlayStation 3 games you can experience on a PlayStation 4 or Windows PC via PlayStation Now circa March 13, 2017.

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And of course, Sony suffered one of the most prolific cyber attacks in corporate history in 2011, when 77 million PlayStation Network accounts were compromised, forcing Sony to shut down the service for an unprecedented 23 days. Are there any games coming for free you are excited to play? The new PlayStation Store icon displaying the stylised PlayStation logo instead of the more iconic circle-square-cross-triangle arrangement.

The May games are already available for the PlayStation Plus.

The games are scheduled to be made available on June 6th. For nearly a year, it sold at a loss amid criticism that Sony had priced it very high.

The market has had a mixed reaction over Sony's intention to cease production of PS3.

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PlayStation 4 received a new firmware update today, and, as is often the case, Sony is being a bit vague about what it does.

Some people also complained on Sony's support forum about the "error code SU-30625-6" to bring the matter to the company's attention.

The remaining PS3 games in development include Cars 3, based on the new Pixar movie, and perennial sports titles National Basketball Association 2K18 and, for Europe only, Pro Evolution Soccer 2018. With over 50 million units sold since its release in November 2013, the PS4 is dominating the market. That said, the PS2 still remains top-selling the PlayStation console with over 155 million units sold.

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