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Playsystem 2 (PlayStation 2)

Playsystem 2
Company: Vonny
Best Audience: Everyone
License Cost: 350K
Development Cost: 70K
Release dates for a playtime of
30 Years 35 Years 42 Years
Y11 M5 W2  Y13 M2 W1  Y15 M7 W1
Discontinue dates for a playtime of
30 Years 35 Years 42 Years
Y18 M6 W3  Y21 M5 W3  Y25 M6 W2

The Playsystem 2 is the second console and the second in the Playsystem series by Vonny. The Playsystem 2 is the successor to the Playsystem, and is superceded by the Playsystem 3. The Playsystem 2's real life counterpart is the PlayStation 2 by Sony.

The Playsystem 2's main rivals are the mBox by Mirconoft, the Game Sphere and TES 64 by Ninvento, and the DreamVast by Vena.

The Playsystem 2 outsells all of its main rivals, being the most successful console of its generation.

Technical specificationsEdit

  • CPU: 128-bit "Emotion Engine" clocked at 294.912 MHz (299 MHz on newer versions), 10.5 million transistors
  • RAM: 32 MB Direct Rambus or RDRAM
  • GPU: "Graphics Synthesizer" clocked at 147.456 MHz
  • Sound: "SPU1+SPU2" (SPU1 is actually the CPU clocked at 8 MHz)
  • Resolution: variable from 256×224 to 1920×1080 pixels
  • Connectivity:
    • 2 USB 1.1 ports with an OHCI-compatible controller
    • Ethernet port (Slim only)
    • i.LINK (also known as FireWire)
    • Infrared remote control port
    • S/PDIF Digital Out

Industry NewsEdit

  • "Today, Vonny has announced the much anticipated successor to their popular Playsystem console. The Playsystem 2 will have upgraded hardware to compete with newer generation consoles such as the DreamVast. Unlike the DreamVast the Playsystem 2 does not focus much on online play but instead seems to focus on the strengths of the previous Playsystem. A solid upgraded controller including vibrating function, upgraded graphics, support for DVD titles and even backwards compatibility with Playsystem 1 games."
  • "The launch of the Playsystem 2 has been a phenomenal success. Stores everywhere are out of stock as manufacturing can barely keep up. Fans have resorted to buying the console on internet auction sites for as much as five times the normal price. While Vonny has managed to have the most successful launch in history, sales of Vena's DreamVast have plummeted."

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