The PlayStation is a series of video game consoles developed by Sony’s Computer Entertainment. The consoles in this series range from those in the fifth generation to those in the eighth generation.
In the year 1994 Sony introduces this brand by launching the original PlayStation Console. Since then the brand has continuously evolved and now it consists of three home consoles (The PS1, PS2, PS3 and an upcoming console PS4), a media center, online Service, two handhelds and a phone.
PlayStation Series of Consoles also comprises of an online service called the PlayStation Network. By the year 2011 this service had reached a total of 69 million users worldwide. It has on online Virtual Market called the PlayStation Store through which the users can purchase and download gamed and other multimedia stuff.
It also has a paid service called the PlayStation Plus and a Social gaming networking service called the PlayStation Home. An upcoming software framework is PlayStation Suite which aims to provide the PlayStation games cross-platform and cross-devices.