The Sony PlayStation Design Patent

This is the design patent for the original Sony PlayStation, a key stone in the history of console video games. The design features a simple rectangular shape with disc compartment, two circular buttons, and two outlets for controllers. Released in 1994, the Sony PlayStation was rivaled only by the Nintendo 64 and the Sega Saturn. In 2005, the PlayStation became the first video game console to sell 100 million, selling a total of 102.49 million.