After 25 years of its initial release, Sony is bringing back the original PlayStation as a miniature console called the PlayStation classic.
Following Nintendo’s footstep after they released NES Classic, a slimmed-down version of the original Nintendo Entertainment System, which was for sale in the 1980s.
On Sep 19, 2018 Sony announced that they will be releasing a revamped model of the iconic gaming console, called PlayStation Classic on December 3, 2018.
The new version is 45% smaller than the original PlayStation Classic and does not uses traditional CDs, instead the console with come with 20 preloaded games.
These 20 games include some of everyone’s favorite iconic games like Tekken 3, Final Fantasy VII, and Ridge Racer Type 4.
The full list of games has not released yet. Sony’s press release confirms two other titles: Jumping Flash and Wild Arms.
The PlayStation Classic will be released December 3 for $99.99 at retailers in the U.S., according to Sony.
The console will be shipped in its classic packaging with two replica controllers and slightly enhanced graphics compared to the original version.
Gamers will also get two classic PS1 controllers for games that support local multiplayer when they purchase the bundle. the console connects to modern TVs via HDMI-out. the device will launch globally on December 3, 2018.
The console looks the same, feels the same but it is only smaller. So if you are tired of running around the streets killing people and stealing stuff or competing with hundreds of peoples online rather than enjoying the game. Then its time to relive your 90’s childhood where things were much simpler.