|CPU||MIPS R3000A compatible 32-bit RISC CPU|
|GFX||32-bit Sony GPU|
|Display||256x224 to 640x480|
|Audio||16-bit Sony SPU, 24 channel ADPCM|
The Sony PlayStation, or PS for short, is a fifth generation (1993‚Äì2005) home video game console developed and distributed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released on December 3, 1994 in Japan at a retail price of ¬•37,000. The console was later released in North America (1995), Europe (1995), Australia (1995), and Korea (1996). The PlayStation was known for standardizing disc based games over cartridges, as well as controllers with two analog sticks and vibration feedback. The console was discontinued on March 23, 2006.