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I was pretty torn between voting for the original Playstation or PS2.  I ended up voting for the PS2 solely for its backwards compatiblity being able to play all my PS1 games.  I also used it as a DVD player quite a bit back then as well.  But as I look directly at the software libraries of the two, I think that I enjoyed the PS1 games a bit more.  Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy VII were absolute must have system sellers.  And titles like Suikoden, Lunar, Vandal Hearts, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, Ogre Battle, Vanguard Bandits, Wild Arms, Medieval, Monster Rancher, etc soaked up countless hours of my time in addition to the annual sports titles I was playing back then (Madden, NHL, etc).  There were a lot of games that I enjoyed on the PS2 (Shadow of Colossus, Gran Tursimo 3 A Spec, Kingdom Hearts, etc), but I don't have quite the same nostalgia for them as the PS1 games.  And the major third party stuff like Grand Theft Auto III ended up on XBox as well anyway.  It was the outrageous price of the PS3 drove me away from Sony hardware, and I ended up enjoying the first party games (Halo, Gears of War, etc) in addition to all the multiplats (Elder Scrolls, COD, Madden, etc) on the 360 that I never felt compelled to get a PS3 later.  By the time of the PS4 and XBox One launch, I was already invested into the Microsoft ecosystem.  I waited a year for them to ditch the Kinect, so that there wasn't a price gap to figure into the decision.  XBox Series X and PS5 are equally impossible to find in my area, so I haven't had to choose between the two yet.  And with how versatile the Switch is, I haven't been in a hurry to either.