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Sony drops PlayStation 2 from its repair roster

Sony drops PlayStation 2 from its renovation roster

Sony has finally pulled the plug on the 18-year-old PlayStation 2 console. Production was discontinued in 2013, but Sony just ceased repairs for them last week.

The commerce posted a termination notice on its Japanese PS2 repair site (Google Translate version), saying, “We have finished accepting after-sales service.”

According to the BBC, Sony started flowing out of the parts necessary to fix the console. While there are still third-party services that might help you eke a few existences more out of your vintage unit, eventually they too will have to surrender to the inevitable.

The PS2 is arguably the biggest-selling console of all time, with over 150 million units populating the planet. The announcement comes after Sony officially celebrated its 500 millionth PlayStation console with a translucent limited-edition PlayStation 4 Pro and matching accessories.

Nostalgia assign, Sony is currently facing rumblings of discontent from gamers over its unwillingness to attend cross play with other gaming platforms.