Sony announced today that it plans to launch a miniature games console designed to resemble the original PlayStation, but 45% smaller, and it comes pre-loaded with 20 vintage games to boot. Officially called the “PlayStation Classic,” the new console shares the design of the original PlayStation that launched in 1994, but is considerably smaller, priced at $99.99. You’ll find classic titles, like the 1997 role-playing game Final Fantasy VII to the 1998-1999 racing game R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 and Tekken 3. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“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. Available for pre-order at select retailers across the US and CAN, each unit will also come with an HDMI cable to connect to their TV, a USB cable, and two controllers for local multiplayer within compatible titles,” said a Sony representative.