• Release Date 3 December 1994
  • CPU R3000 is a 32-bit RISC 33.86MHz microprocessor
  • Graphics 32-bit Sony GPU (designed by Toshiba)
  • Memory 2 MB RAM, 1 MB VRAM
  • Sound 16-bit, 24 channel ADPCM
  • Media Memory card, CD-ROM
  • Manufacturer Sony Corporation
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For more than half of the 1980s, Nintendo controlled the video game market with its NES (Nintendo Entertainment Systen); But in 1989, he came across the Sega Genesis. Ninteno responded by developing the Super Nintendo. This system not only had good graphics, it was capable of masterfully reproducing impressive soundtracks, thanks to a DSP chp developed by Sony.

Collaborating with Nintendo was planned by a Sony executive (Ken Kutaragi) for it to enter the video game sector. Not satisfied with staying in the background, he made Nintendo a proposal: Create a CD-ROM reader for the SNES and surpass Sega, dominating the market. Although the project was going well at the end of the negotiations, a cable arrived confirming that Nintendo had signed with Philips to manufacture the CD-ROM drive.

PSOne was the second version of the PlayStation. Whose launch coincided with the fifth anniversary of PlayStation in Europe, it was essentially an ordinary PlayStation, but it took advantage of the technological advances of the last five years to compress it into a very small case. And we're not exaggerating in the least: the PS one was the size of a Discman. Apart from taking up less space, the PS one became a true portable console thanks to the launch of the LCD screen and the car adapter.