Sony includes built-in PS2 with Bravia

Friday, 3rd December 2010 09:45 GMT By Johnny Cullen

ps2 bravia

Not a PS3. An actual PlayStation 2.

Sony’s launched a Bravia TV which includes a built-in PS2. How much? £199.

It’s a 22-incher, HD-ready at 720P and features support from YouTube, LoveFilm and BBC iPlayer.

It also comes with a PS2 controller. Brilliant.

It will also have four HDMI ports, a headphone slot, PC input slot, three USB sockets and more.

This is the ultimate TV. Buy it for Christmas, or something.

Thanks, EG.



  1. alimokrane

    Oh WOW! I am really tempted by this I have to be honest!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. HuntingJake

    That’s actually a very good price, and the PS2 is without a doubt the greatest console ever in my opinion, so this would not go unused in my house.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Johnny Cullen

    I need a new TV. I need a PS2 that’s convenient to play. If it has a memory card slot, I’m in.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Blerk

    That’s pretty ugly, but I imagine it’s ideal for a kid’s bedroom telly. TV, DVD player, PS2, all rolled into one. Nice idea, and pretty cheap too.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. OrbitMonkey

    So nice they can make a backwards compatible tv ;)

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Crysis

    Conveniant for a kid’s bedroom. Maybe a dektop monitor too, but it’s too small for a lounge room or adult’s bedroom.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Crysis

    I could imagine console being built into tv sets in the future the same way dvd/BR players are, could also imagine Windows & Linux supporting custom OS for televisions, kind of like those monitors with the computer built inside, but not as powerful.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    That actually amazing.

    If I hadn’t already bought my Uni tv I would buy this for sure, perfect for dorms.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. AHA-Lambda

    tbh that’s quite cool and cheap :)

    #9 4 years ago
  10. DaMan

    oh wow, a 720p TV plus you can play GTA3 now. the future is here.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. 2plus2equals5


    #11 4 years ago
  12. cookiejar

    What a decent idea, I might get one. It would make a decent new monitor actually, and have the PS2.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Anders

    Pretty damn sweet.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Crysis

    @12, it’s resolution is sub-hd, wouldn’t use it for pc gaming, would be excellent for a non-gaming pc though.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Erthazus

    This is super fantastic idea from Sony. I mean really. SOMEONE from console manufacturers started to do it finally.
    But i thought they will start to do it with current gen or next gen.

    and i thought Nintendo will do it first.

    The only problem i have with this that it is not FUCKING LED. Why not?

    ” it’s reoloution is sub-hd”

    There is no point in 1080p with 22*

    #15 4 years ago
  16. cookiejar

    @14 Yeah thats what Id use it for, just normal use. I’m not really a PC gamer so it would be ideal.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Hunam

    I’d get one depending on how the PS2 games actually look on the telly.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Razor

    Wow, that’s pretty awesome.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Crysis

    @15, the pixel pitch is a lot smaller on monitors so the resolution is easily noticeable, i notice it on my 720p from 1/2mtr away but not my 1080p monitor from 1/2mtr away (both 22″), On a game like Crysis you can really see the difference.

    #19 4 years ago

    O-M-F-G that was MY idea!!!

    #20 4 years ago
  21. cookiejar

    @3 Two memory card slots by the look of it.

    Im guessing the PS2 is accessed by the Bravia’s XMB, which would be ideal.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. freedoms_stain

    Quite a cool idea.

    I’d like to see an official PC emulator and ROM store though.

    Pretty please?

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Stoopid_Snot

    ok whats the catch?

    #23 4 years ago
  24. OlderGamer

    Really a good idea.

    But like someone said I would want to see the game quality first. I recently tossed in Champions of Norrath into my BC PS3. It kind of hurt my eyes to be honest. So I got out my old PS2 and hooked it up to see if that was better? It was worse.

    So I am guessing that most ps2 games are just going to be to jaggie to enjoying looking at. Then again i was using a 42 inch TV, a smaller 22inch one might look sharper.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Erthazus

    @19, it’s Crysis, not PS2 console games…

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Stephany Nunneley

    I would really love this, but a 22 incher is just not big enough for upstairs. If they made one 10 inches bigger, I would step over old ladies to get one.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Blerk


    #27 4 years ago
  28. sennasnit

    #28 4 years ago
  29. Sleazy Bastard

    This is almost as awesome as the TV+VCR combo.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. osric90

    So PS2s are getting into games, are getting into Bluray discs as HD remastered games, are getting everywhere but less in the PSN as an official Backwards Emulator (and remember it DOES exist). Middle finger to Sony until they change their minds about this.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. datamonkey

    @10 – lol

    #31 4 years ago
  32. alienhunter

    ok who do i make the check out to and where do i pick up my new ty/ps2 hybrid??

    #32 4 years ago
  33. alienhunter

    wait, wait, just to be sure…i can hook up hd cables (for my psp3000) to this right? 2 gaming sys built into my new pc monitor….all i need now is starr from the psn show testers and i can die a happy man.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. alienhunter

    seriously, can anyone find where you would order this? i simply gotta have it!

    #34 4 years ago
  35. cookiejar

    Richer Sounds are selling it –

    #35 4 years ago
  36. cookiejar

    Oh well, thats the UK only. Not sure where else it’ll pop up.

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Crysis

    @25, we were talking about using it as a gaming pc monitor, that flew right by you didn’t it?
    “it’s resolution is sub-hd, wouldn’t use it for pc gaming”
    then you say:
    “There is no point in 1080p with 22*”
    Of all people you are the last guy i would expect to here that from about pc gaming. Using it to watch show/movies & play console games i would completely agree, but not as a pc monitor where you’re 2 ft away.

    #37 4 years ago
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    #38 4 years ago
  39. undeadwolfy

    Sony could always do this with the PS3 as well. That woul be spectacular. I can see TV sales as well as PS3 sales rise simultaneously if they had their own TV range with different sizes and quality with the PS3 built in.

    #39 4 years ago

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