Gaming PlayStation Classic preloaded with 20 original games this December

PlayStation Classic preloaded with 20 original games this December

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced that PlayStation Classic, a miniature games console that mirrors the look of the original PlayStation and comes preloaded with 20 original games, will launch in limited quantities on December 3, 2018, in Japan, North America and Europe. PlayStation Classic will be available in the UK at a £89.99.

The original PlayStation made its debut in Japan on December 3, 1994, and with landmark innovations such as enabling real-time 3DCG rendering and adopting CD-ROMs had a huge impact on the games industry in the 1990s and beyond.

The design of the PlayStation Classic resembles PlayStation, including the button layout, as well as controllers and outer package, but in a miniature size, it is 45% smaller on the sides and 80% smaller in volume than the original console. Pre-loaded with 20 PlayStation games such as Final Fantasy VII (SQUARE ENIX Co., LTD.), Jumping Flash! (SIE), R4 RIDGE RACER TYPE 4, Tekken 3 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.), and Wild Arms (SIE). PlayStation Classic is a perfect fit for nostalgic PlayStation fans that enjoyed playing the original PlayStation as well as gamers new to PlayStation who want to experience classic PlayStation games from the 1990s.

PlayStation Classic

Product Name PlayStation Classic
Product Code SCPH-1000R Series
Launch Date December 3, 2018
MSRP without tax £89.99 / $99USD / €99.99 / 9,980 yen
Included PlayStation Classic x 1

Controller x 2

HDMI Cable x 1

USB Cable*4 x 1

Printed Materials

Specifications

Product Name PlayStation®Classic
Video output 720p, 480p
Audio output Linear PCM
Input/output HDMI output port

USB port (Micro-B)

Controller port x 2

Power DC 5V / 1.0A
Maximum rated power 5W
External dimensions Approx. 149 x 33 x 105mm (5.8 x 1.3 x 4.1 in) (width x height x depth) (excluding controllers)
Mass Console      Approx. 170g (6.0 oz)

Controller     Approx. 140g (4.9 oz)

Operating temperature 5℃ to 35℃

PlayStation Classic includes an HDMI cable for connecting to an external display such as TV monitors and a USB cable which needs to be connected to a commercially sold USB AC Adaptor for power supply from the plug. On select supported titles, users can play with or against their friends with the two Controllers included with the console.

Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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