Pre-order PlayStation Classic: GameStop And Best Buy Are Only Choices

Posted: Oct 29 2018, 10:13am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 
Pre-order PlayStation Classic: GameStop and Best Buy are Only Choices

Sony's retro PlayStation console can still be pre-ordered.

Sony announced today all 20 Sony PlayStation Classic preloaded games. If you have been waiting for the reveal of the list, you are still in luck with pre-ordering the PlayStation Classic. gamestop.com, bestbuy.com and Amazon UK still offer the PlayStation Classic for pre-order.

GameStop is offering free shipping on the new PlayStation Classic online at gamestop.com, when you pre-order the PS mini for $99.99.

The free online inventory tracking The Tracker app notifies you when Amazon or Walmart will offer pre-order stock of the PlayStation Classic. If the Sony PlayStation Classic will be as hard to find as the NES Classic before Christmas is not clear yet. The craziness about items everyone wants to have for Christmas usually starts in the weeks before the Holidays.

The Sony PlayStation Classic will be released on December 3, 2018, which is a historic date for the Sony PlayStation. The first PlayStation was introduced on December 3, 1994. The PlayStation Classic is the top trending topic on Twitter in the hours of the announcement.

Almost 25 years ago, the original PlayStation was introduced to the world. Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment, it was the first home console in video game history to ship 100 million units worldwide, offering consumers a chance to play games with real-time 3D rendered graphics in their homes for the first time.

The mini console is approximately 45% smaller than the original PlayStation, and it emulates the original’s look and feel by featuring similar controllers and packaging. Long-time fans will appreciate the nostalgia that comes with rediscovering the games they know and love, while gamers who might be new to the platform can enjoy the PlayStation console experience that started it all. All of the pre-loaded games will be playable in their original format. Sony is not packaging an USB power adapter with the PlayStation Classic. You have to get one extra. The PlayStation Classic requires a USB power adapter that supports 5V, 1.0 A USB (Type A).

The PlayStation Classic controller cables are 1.5m long, which is more than double the length of the hated NES Classic controller cables. Sony did not copy everything from Nintendo when they made the PlayStation Classic.

Nintendo focus ahead of the Holiday is on new special Nintendo Switch bundles for the Holidays 2018 after releasing two Classic editions. There is a chance that Nintendo will release the Nintendo 64 Classic for the Holidays. The Nintendo Switch Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee Bundles and the Nintendo Switch Fortnite Double Helix Bundle are first available at GameStop. Get the Tracker app to get notified when new cool hardware goes on sale.

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