Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that PlayStation Classic, a miniature games console that mirrors the look of the original PlayStation, will launch in limited quantities on December 3rd, 2018 in Japan, North America and Europe.
The original PlayStation made its debut in Japan on December 3rd, 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.
View the PlayStation Classic reveal trailer below:
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.
The PlayStation Classic will come pre-loaded with 20 PlayStation games including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash!, R4 Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms.
View some photos of the PlayStation Classic in our gallery:
PlayStation Classic includes an HDMI cable for connecting to an external displays such as TV’s and 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.
PlayStation Classic will be available in the UK priced at £89.99 (RRP). Check out the official PlayStation website for more information.