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Old 19-09-2018, 05:32 PM   #2106
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Official press release:

Singapore, 19th September 2018 – Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong Limited Singapore Branch (SIES) today announced that it will release PlayStation®Classic, a miniature games console that mirrors the look of the original PlayStation® and comes preloaded with 20 original games, in limited quantities. PlayStation®Classic will be available in Singapore on December 3, 2018, at the suggested retail price (SRP) of SGD 139.

The original PlayStation® made its debut in Japan on December 3, 1994, and with landmark innovations such as enabling real-time 3DCG rendering and adopting CD-ROMs had a huge impact on the games industry in the 1990s and beyond.

The design of the PlayStation®Classic resembles PlayStation®, including the button layout, as well as controllers and outer package*2, but in a miniature size. It is 45% smaller on the sides and 80% smaller in volume than the original console. Pre-loaded*3 with 20 PlayStation® games*4 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). PlayStation®Classic is perfect for anyone including current PlayStation® fans as well as nostalgic fans that enjoyed playing the original PlayStation® and gamers new to PlayStation® who want to experience classic PlayStation® games from the 1990s.

PlayStation®Classic includes a HDMI™ cable for connecting to external displays such as TV monitors, and a USB cable which needs to be connected to a commercially sold USB AC Adaptor*4 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.

Launch Date: December 3, 2018
SRP: SGD 139
Included: PlayStation®Classic x 1, Controller x 2, HDMI™ Cable x 1, USB Cable x 1, Printed Materials
Video output: 720p, 480p
Audio output: Linear PCM
Input/output: HDMI™ output port, USB port (Micro-B), 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℃
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