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The '''[[Wikipedia:PlayStation 2|PlayStation Two]]''', or '''PS2''', is Sony's successor to the original [[PlayStation]] (PS1). It features an improved CPU, better graphics, online gaming capabilities for certain games, two USB ports, two Memory Card ports and two [[wp:DualShock|DualShock]] ports. It hit the market in the early 2000s, and is considered one of the most popular and greatest video gaming consoles of all time. It is the best selling video game console of all time.
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The '''[[Wikipedia:PlayStation 2|PlayStation Two]]''', or '''PS2''', is Sony's successor to the original [[PlayStation]] (PS1). It features an improved CPU, better graphics, online gaming capabilities for certain games, two USB 1.1 ports, two Memory Card ports and two [[wp:DualShock|DualShock]] ports. It was first released in Japan in March 2000 and eventually discontinued worldwide in early January 2013. It is the best selling video game console of all time, selling over 155 million units worldwide during its lifespan. The original trilogy of the [[GTA III Era]] are among the top five best selling games for the platform.  
  
The PS2 has been superseded by the [[PlayStation 3]], which (alongside the [[Xbox 360]] and Nintendo Wii) is a current-generation gaming console, and is the platform for [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and its [[GTA IV Episodes|episodes]], [[The Lost and Damned]] and [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]].
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The PS2 was superseded by the [[PlayStation 3]], the platform for [[Grand Theft Auto IV]], its [[GTA IV Episodes|episodes]] [[The Lost and Damned]] and [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]], and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
  
 
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Original PS2 and "Slim" model

The PlayStation Two, or PS2, is Sony's successor to the original PlayStation (PS1). It features an improved CPU, better graphics, online gaming capabilities for certain games, two USB 1.1 ports, two Memory Card ports and two DualShock ports. It was first released in Japan in March 2000 and eventually discontinued worldwide in early January 2013. It is the best selling video game console of all time, selling over 155 million units worldwide during its lifespan. The original trilogy of the GTA III Era are among the top five best selling games for the platform.

The PS2 was superseded by the PlayStation 3, the platform for Grand Theft Auto IV, its episodes The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony, and Grand Theft Auto V.

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