How they’re made: The PlayStation 4 inner sanctum #Playstation #nikkeiasianreview @Sony
Nikkei Asian Review goes behind the scenes in a Playstation PS4 factory in Japan.
PS4 hit the market in November 2013. Although smartphone app games are becoming hugely popular, PS4 sales have expanded steadily to over 100 million units. It took the shortest time compared with its peers to reach that milestone. Software sales have totaled about 1.2 billion units. Over six and a half years, it has generated 10 trillion yen ($93 billion) in sales and over 1 trillion yen in profit.
Each console is made with precision. Every part is necessary, every design has a purpose. There is no waste in the creation of the PlayStation.
“If you pursue technology, a mechanical device can turn into a beauty,” said Yasuhiro Ootori, head of the mechanical design department.
See the zen of machines and employees used to make this iconic gaming console in the article here.
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