Sony PlayStation Classic Release Date and What You Need to Know

Seemingly, Sony is taking the footsteps of Nintendo with the release of NES classic and SNES classic. The market share for retro consoles is taking shape and Sony do not want to be left behind. While Sony's Play Station service provides the ability to play a wide range of games including PS2 and PS3, the incoming PlayStation Classic is the only way to play PS1 games.

 Sony Classic PlayStation

The PlayStation Classic will maintain the original look, however, it will be 45% smaller. Besides, it comes pre-loaded with 20 games for all your nostalgic playing pleasure. Discussed below is what you need to know about Sony's PlayStation Classic, from pricing, game availability to release date. Read on!


When is the release date?

The PlayStation Classic will officially be released on 3 December 2018. If you are a game lover, you need to be ready for this amazing day, as it is expected that there will be high demand for this device. If you are keen to get this device, already the preorders are available at Amazon.


How much will it cost?

It is likely that the PlayStation Classic will retail at 89.99 euros ($99.00) assuming you will be able to grab one for yourself. Moreover, these retro consoles have the tendency of selling out extremely quickly, although at the moment it is not yet out how the supply situation will be like.


What Games will it Feature

There will be 20 pre-loaded games available on this retro console. Additionally, the games, in particular, will have an influence on the purchasing patterns of customers. Below is a complete list of games available on PlayStation Classic.


  • Cool Boarders 2
  • Destruction Derby
  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Mr Driller 
  • Syphon Filter
  • Tekken 3
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee
  • Rayman
  • Resident Evil Director's Cut
  • R4 Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
  • Twisted Metal
  • Wild Arms
  • Revelations: Persona
  • Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Intelligent Qube
  • Jumping Flash

It is worthy to note that the games on this list are for US and UK fans, just like Nintendo's retro, the game's availability will be region specific. Due to the high demands of the retro consoles, it is probably the right time for you to make a pre-order and get yourself this outstanding retro console from Sony.