The ps2 was invented on March 4, 2000 by Ken Kutaragi in china. You are meant play on the playstation 2. People call it the ps2 for short. It was invented in china. They meant it to not be very portable. It costs probably around 100$ now. Before it probable costed about 150$ back then. Now they invented the ps4. Also called the playstation 4. People,I think play that way more than the ps2.the ps2 is about 14 years old. People probably still play it.