Playstation 2 hits 30 million mark worldwide

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Sony's Playstation 2 has hit the 30 million sold mark. So far, there have been 11.3 million units sold in North America, 9.9 million units in Japan, 8.8 million units in Europe.
Sony is also planning to release the Playstation 3 in 2005. The machine is expected to be around 200 times more powerful than the current PS2, and games will be downloaded and played over a highspeed fibre-optics connection.