The PS2 is the best-selling video game console of all time, selling over 155 million units.
Contributed By: XTheGamerX.
The design of the original, bulky PlayStation 2 console - particularly when played on its vertical stand as intended - is noticeably similar to that of the Falcon 030 Microbox computer made by Atari. Sony bought the patent for that design when Atari bankrupted and used it for the PS2.
Contributed By: KeyBlade999.
The PlayStation 2's startup screen zooms through a seemingly random arrangement of white towers with a space-age WHOOSH sound--but is there something more to these rectangular objects? Turns out, the PS2 bases the visual composition of its startup screen entirely on the contents of your memory card.
Contributed By: HawkeyeMash.
The Sony PlayStation 2 was the first console in the PlayStation family to feature USB ports.
The logo by the PS2's disc tray can be rotated 90 degrees, allowing it to be upright even if the console is standing vertically.
Contributed By: Shotgunnova.
This was the first Sony console to introduce Internet connectivity for its console. The original PlayStation 2 console required a network adaptor, an add-on which would be attached to the console. The later slim PlayStation 2 internet ports were embedded in the console's circuity board.
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