Sony's console offerings in the sixth generation included the PlayStation 3, the PlayStation 2, and the PlayStation Portable,all of which were released in the North American market. Sony released PlayStation 2 games alongside the system. PlayStation 2 games are backwards compatible with PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 3 games are backwards compatible with PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation.
In November 2008, Sony released the PlayStation Network digital download service that allows users to download games from a computer or the PlayStation Store to play on other PlayStation console, by uploading licenses and keys for the games. To do this, consumers use a PlayStation Portable (PSP), which needs to have the PlayStation Store software installed.
Other media is available, including music, games, movies, and TV shows. Games can be purchased through the PlayStation Store and downloaded directly to the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable or PlayStation Vita. Some games can be purchased for PS Vita and played on PS3 via Remote Play, while Game Videos can be viewed in high definition on television (HDTV) and streamed to the PlayStation 3 via the PlayStation Network.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 2010 3D computer-animated action-adventure co-production developed by 4Head, based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters and their universe created by Mirage Studios. It was distributed by Sony Pictures Animation and released on July 3, 2010 It was followed by the film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 on July 3, 2012. The films have grossed $400million worldwide, and the video game is in development.
The PlayStation 3 was released in Japan on November 11, 2006, in North America on November 17, in Europe on March 23, 2007, and in Australia on March 24. Initial sales were solid, with nearly 1.7 million units within the first week after launch in Japan, which brought Sony a profit of close to ¥100 million. d2c66b5586