Sony dropped a bombshell on an unsuspecting internet last night, announcing the PlayStation Classic mini console is coming to stores December 3. The PlayStation Classic costs $99, has 20 games, 2 controllers, and includes an HDMI cable and USB cable, as well as an instruction manual that’s almost a work of art in its industrial simplicity.
Preorder PlayStation Classic
Right now, three major retailers have opened preorders for the PlayStation Classic. You can put your hard-earned dollars down right now and reserve yourself one for when it finally comes out.
We’ll be keeping this article updated as PlayStation Classic preorders come in and out of stock:
PlayStation Classic: The Games
The PlayStation Classic has 20 preinstalled games, but as of right now, only five have been announced, and they are true to the name “PlayStation Classic.” The announced games installed on the PlayStation Classic are as follows:
- Final Fantasy VII
- Wild Arms
- Jumping Flash
- Ridge Racer Type 4
- Tekken 3
PlayStation Classic: What’s In the Box
Inside the throwback packaging of the PlayStation Classic are the following items:
- PlayStation Classic console
- HDMI Cable
- USB Cable
- 2 PS1 Controllers
- PlayStation Instruction Manual
To get a better look at the adorable, and awesome, PlayStation Classic, check out the slideshow below:
What’s Not In the Box
A USB AC adapter isn’t included with the PlayStation Classic, but there are plenty of options available for your USB powered-needs. Most modern televisions have at least one USB port that can be used as a power source. If not, there are plenty of cheap options for USB power.
Seth Macy is IGN’s tech and commerce editor and he preordered a PlayStation Classic first thing this morning. Talk about games and stuff with him on Twitter @sethmacy.