Sony announces its $100 PlayStation Classic with 20 pre loaded games

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Sony has launched the PlayStation Classic a smaller, modern take on the original PlayStation from 23 years ago. And it comes with 20 Pre Loaded Games.

The Classic is nearly half the size of the first PlayStation, which read CD-ROMs and sold 100 million units worldwide. It’ll come with 20 well-loved titles including Final Fantasy VIIJumping FlashRidge Racer Type 4Tekken 3, and Wild Arms.

Users will get an HDMI cable to plug the console into your TV, as well as two controllers with a matching color scheme. There’s also a ‘virtual memory card’ to save your progress across games.

The PlayStation Classic will go on sale for $100 on December 3. Sony will soon announce the other games in its line-up, as well as global availability; we’ll update this post when we have more details.

You now have a bunch of retro consoles to choose from Nintendo’s got the NES Classic, Sega launched its Mega Drive Mini back in April, and Atari is accepting pre-orders for its VCS, which will ship next July. Sure, you can fire up emulators on your PC and mobile devices too, but it’s nice to be able to push a big fat Power button to launch your favorite games from back in the day.

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