Sony brings back PlayStation Classic with new upgrades
Sony Entertainment is releasing the PlayStation Classic, a mini-version of its original PlayStation console in limited quantities on 3 December 2018 at a suggested retail price of S$139.
The update to the console that changed the world of gaming back in the 1990s will come preloaded with 20 original games such as Final Fantasy® VII (SQUARE ENIX Co., LTD.), Jumping Flash! (SIE), R4 RIDGE RACER TYPE 4, Tekken 3 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.), and Wild Arms (SIE).
Aside from shrinking in size into a smaller form factor, there are also new physical changes to the PlayStation Classic, welcoming the 90s console into a 21st century world.
It now comes with a HDMI output port, an USB port and two controller ports.
The gaming resolution also got a boost with a video output of up to 720p.
For gamers who wish to revisit their childhood console, be sure to keep a look out for the device when its out at all PlayStation Authorised Dealers, Sony Stores, and selected Sony Centre outlets.
|Launch Date||December 3, 2018|
|Included||PlayStation®Classic x 1|
Controller x 2
HDMI™ Cable x 1
USB Cable*4 x 1
|Video output||720p, 480p|
|Audio output||Linear PCM|
|Input/output||HDMI™ output port|
USB port (Micro-B)*4
Controller port x 2
|Power||DC 5V / 1.0A|
|Maximum rated power||5W|
|External dimensions||Approx. 149 x 33 x 105mm (5.8 x 1.3 x 4.1 in) (width x height x depth) (excluding controllers)|
|Mass||Console Approx. 170g (6.0 oz)|
Controller Approx. 140g (4.9 oz)
|Operating temperature||5℃ to 35℃|
|Copyrights||©Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.|
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.