Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has 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 globally on 3 December 2018, 24-years to the day that it was first released in Japan.
PlayStation Classic will retail in the UK at a £89.99 (RRP).
The design of the PlayStation Classic will resemble the original PlayStation, including the button layout, controllers and outer package, however on a reduced scale.
The PlayStation Classic is 45% smaller on the sides and 80% smaller in volume than the original console.
It will come pre-loaded with 20 PlayStation games such as Final Fantasy® VII, Jumping Flash!, R4 RIDGE RACER TYPE 4, Tekken 3, and Wild Arms, though titles may differ depending on the country/region of purchase.
PlayStation Classic includes an HDMI™ cable for connecting to an external displays 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.
Software titles cannot be added on via download or any other way. Peripherals for PlayStation® such as Memory Cards, cannot be used with PlayStation Classic.