Sony recently announced the PlayStation Classic mini console will be released on December 3. This device is priced at USD100 and will come with 20 built-in games.
Starting from Nintendo who found great success when entering the plug-and-play market with NES Classic Edition, which debuted in 2017, then SNES Classic Edition in June 2018.
The PlayStation Classic follows the same steps, giving nostalgic miniature gamers a system that can connect to modern TV via HDMI.
Like SNES and Nintendo ‘s very popular NES Classics, the Sony PlayStation Classic will come pre-loaded with highly popular games. The PlayStation Classic lineup will feature 20 classic games, including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3, and Wild Arms.
Venture Beat reported on Wednesday (09/19/2018), this console has a body size of approximately 45 percent of its original size and will come with two controllers. The controller is the original from PlayStation, so there are no analog sticks (Dual Analog and Dual Shock controllers).
“Almost 25 years ago, the original PlayStation was introduced to the world. Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment, it was the first console in the history of video games to send 100 million units worldwide, offering consumers the opportunity to play games with 3D graphics given real-time in their homes for the first time, “said Sony, at blog post.
For information, the original PlayStation made its debut in 1995. This was a huge success that strengthened Sony’s position in the console market. It was the first game system to sell more than 100 million machines.