October 22, 2003 Sony's PlayStation2 has now shipped over one million units in Australia and in excess of 60 million worldwide. After nearly three years in the marketplace, the PS2's position at the top of the gaming console tree has remained at a minimum of 2 to 1 in terms sales over its nearest competitors according to Sony, which bases the claim on data from market analyst GFK.

Sony software titles are also dominating the weekly GFK charts with "on average, 16 of the top 20 titles belonging to PlayStation" and continued strength in sales of the PlayStation 2 is also attributed to the release this year of new game concepts including PlayStation 2 Network Entertainment and EyeToy.

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