When it launched less than a month ago, the PlayStation Classic video game console cost a steep $149.99. It’s now just $87 at the PlayStation Store – a saving of over $60!
You will need to be quick, however: the deal ends at midnight tonight.
Update: Sony has extended its PlayStation Classic deal to January 14. Click here!
The PlayStation Classic is a retro remake of the original ‘PlayStation One’ console with 20 inbuilt games. Here’s the full list:
- Battle Arena Toshinden
- Cool Boarders 2
- Destruction Derby
- Final Fantasy 7
- Grand Theft Auto
- Intelligent Qube
- Jumping Flash!
- Metal Gear Solid
- Mr Driller
- Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
- Resident Evil Director’s Cut
- Revelations: Persona
- Ridge Racer Type 4
- Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo
- Syphon Filter
- Tekken 3
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six
- Twisted Metal
- Wild Arms
As you can see, there are quite a few classics missing from the lineup. (No Wipeout? No Crash Bandicoot? Tch.) This made the $150 asking price a bit of a tall order.
However, at the current price of $87 we’d say the console is well worth splurging on. You’ll get hours of entertainment from Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy 7. Tekken 3, Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, Ridge Racer Type 4 and Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo also remain highly playable.
There have been grumblings about some of these games running PAL emulations rather than the superior NTSC – but seeing as most Aussie gamers only ever played the former, it’s not a huge deal in my opinion.
In any event, the machine is reportedly easy to hack – so you can always add your own games when you tire of the inbuilt offerings.
As mentioned, the offer ends on January 7. Click here to buy!
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