Decline of Playstation

Playstation is one of the most popular video game consoles at present. There was number of games that were released in Playstation 2 in 2004 but the number of games decreased in 2006 when the Playstation 3 was launched. FIFA14 game was till then published in many of the systems. It was also in the Playstation 2 in 2013. Final Fantasy XI was the last game that was released on Playstation 2 and it came out in 2013. The production of Playstation 2 system stopped in January 2013. An attacker i.e. a hacker attacked the system of Sony and it damaged the systems similarly like the Japanese tsunami and earthquake had attacked and destroyed.

In 2011 the hackers hacked into the database of Sony and accessed the information of various network users and Playstation networks. The cost of repairing the damage occurred was estimated to be 171.7 million dollars. Such high cost was incurred as the new build up of database and computers were required. Other expense was providing compensation to the customers. The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 incurred 208.5 million dollars expense. These things resulted in decrease in profits of Sony and the Playstation.




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