Why was the PSX a failure if its technology was advanced?
In 2000, Sony released the second desktop console as a successor to PlayStation, one of the consoles that many will fondly remember. It was one of the systems best sellers in the history of the company,
PSX added features that were not typical of consoles of the time, as a DVD recorder, TV tuner and hard drive for multiple uses. If we transfer this idea to the present, the benefits are not very different from those that can be a current generation PlayStation.
Then…Why was the PSX a failure if the technology was advanced for the time? With such a promising idea and an ending that hasn’t been so much separated from what is currently found in the video game world, this defeat can be surprising. The reality of this lack of success when it launched in Japan is linked with some features well explained in the video above.