The Japanese multinational electronics and videogames Sony, announced its PlayStation Classic, a “mini” version of its iconic PS1 desktop that saw the light almost a quarter of a century ago, and That will come with 20 preinstalled games.
The platform, which will be released in Japan, the United States and Europe on December 3, for 99.99 dollars/euros and in limited units, is 45% smaller than the original console launched on the Japanese market on the same date of 1994, and will include two controls, an HDMI cable and a USB to Micro-B cable, detailed the company through the official PlayStation blogs.
Of the score of classic titles that will come preinstalled in the console of 170 grams of weight, the company has only confirmed at the moment “jumping Flash!” (1995), “Wild Arms” (1996), “Final Fantasy VII” (1997), “Tekken 3” (1997) and “R4 Ridge Racer Type 4” (1998).
The first PlayStation (PS1) went on the market on December 3, 1994 and ceased production in March 2006.
With sales of more than 102 million copies, the PS1 is the fourth most sold console in the story after its successor, the PlayStation 2 (PS2), which accumulates more than 155 million, and the DS notebooks and Game Boy/Gameboy Color Nintendo.