How To Pre-order Playdate

Posted: May 23 2019, 9:36am CDT | by , in Technology News


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How to Pre-order Playdate

The Playdate video game controller goes viral.

"...the most amazing and exciting product announcement, for me, since the original iPhone," says John Gruber on his famous blog Daring Fireball. I would not got that far, but the Playdate video game console has certainly raised a lot of attention. Mac software maker Panic unveiled the small and cute Playdate console on May 22.

Playdate will be sold with 12 pre-installed games that release one after the other over the span of 12 weeks. The price will be $149. Pre-order for the Playdate will begin late this year. The release date of Playdate is early 2020. Panic states on the Paydate site that stock will be very limited and that you should sign up early. Right now you can only sign-up to get notified on updates.

We will update this report when the pre-order for the Playdate will begin.

The most unique feature of the small Game Boy like device is a crank. Some of the games will use it as input for gameplay. To make hardware that plays games on a monochrome 400 x 240px LCD is no big deal these days. This is why a software maker with a great idea and creative partners is able to pull something off like the Playdate.

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