Sony shares video with official PlayStation Classic unboxing


As the launch of the PlayStation Classic We have Sony Interactive Entertainment shared a video that shows us the process of unboxing official mini console.

As you can see the video is presented by Sid Schuman and shares some information that was already known when unpacking the contents of the box that includes the mini console, a pair of classic controls, a two meter HDMI cable and a USB cable.

In addition to this video, the company posted on its blog a questionnaire of frequently asked questions that we leave below:

Q: What is PlayStation Classic?

The PlayStation Classic is a new mini console, built to celebrate the fabulous heritage of the original PlayStation. It was designed to best remember the design of the original but much smaller console, and comes with 20 preloaded games of various genres. Includes two wired controls and will be available in December.

Q: How big is PlayStation Classic? How much does it weigh?

The PlayStation Classic measures 5.8 "x 1.3" x 4.1 ", which is a 45% reduction in size compared to the original console, is smaller than the case of a PS4 game, weighs approximately 6, 0 ounces, and each Control weighs approximately 4.9 ounces.

Q: What games come preloaded on PlayStation Classic?

  • Battle Arena Toshinden *
  • Cool Boarders 2 *
  • Destruction Derby *
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Grand Theft Auto *
  • Smart Qube
  • Leaping Flash! *
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Mr. Driller
  • Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee *
  • Rayman
  • Resident Evil Director's Cut *
  • Revelations: person
  • R4 Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Super puzzle fighter turbo ii
  • Siphon Filter
  • Tekken 3 *
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six *
  • Metal braided
  • Wild Arms
    * Denotes a game based on the PAL version

Q: Which PlayStation Classic games support multiplayer two-player mode?

The following titles support multiplayer for two players:

  • Battle Arena Toshinden
  • Cool Boarders 2
  • Destruction Derby
  • Smart Qube
  • Mr. Driller
  • Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo
  • Tekken 3
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
  • Metal braided

Q: How long are the system cables and their controls?

The included HDMI cable is 2.0 m / 78.7 "; both controls include cables that measure 1.5 m / 59.1".

Q: What cables can I use to connect the console to my TV?

The PlayStation Classic is sold with an included HDMI cable, which you can use to connect the system to your TV. It does not support any other audio or video output method.

Q: Can I use a DualShock 4 with PlayStation Classic? How about the controls on the PS2 or the original PS1?

PlayStation Classic is only compatible with official PlayStation Classic controls.

Q: How do disk swaps work?

In games that were originally sold with multiple discs, such as Final Fantasy VII and Metal Gear Solid, when they reach the end of a "disc", press the "Open" button on the PlayStation Classic console to transition to the next virtual disk.


Q: How does the status of memory / recording cards work?

Each game can support up to 15 virtual memory card slots, which can be operated from the main console interface. As in the original PlayStation, after deleting a recorded file, it is lost and can not be recovered.

Also, pressing the "Reset" button on the PlayStation Classic console will return to the main user interface, creating a restore point wherever they left the game while they were playing. The next time you play this game, you can return to the Restore point created earlier.


Q: Can I use the System Link function to link more than one PlayStation Classic?

System Link functionality is not present in PlayStation Classic. However, they can make use of split screen multiplayer in the games that support it.

Q: How is the UI in PlayStation Classic?



Q: What kind of power source can I use for PlayStation Classic? Can I use the charger on my cell phone?

Use the included USB cable to connect the PlayStation Classic to a USB power source that supports 5V, 1.0A (minimum) output, such as a USB AC adapter (not included).

Q: Can I connect to PSN to download new games for PlayStation Classic?

PlayStation Classic is an offline connection and playback experience and as such you can not connect to the Internet. There are no plans to bring new content or updates to the PlayStation Classic after its release.

Q: Can I buy more games for PlayStation Classic?

The PlayStation Classic is preloaded with 20 of the best original PlayStation games. You can not buy additional games for PlayStation Classic.

Q: Can the PlayStation Classic read old PS1 disks?

The PlayStation Classic is 45% smaller than the original PlayStation and does not have a disc drive. All 20 games it contains are in the internal storage of PlayStation Classic.

Q: How close to the original PlayStation is the design of PlayStation Classic?

Very close! It is believed:


Will the PlayStation Classic include the original sound when it starts?

Yes. When you turn on your PlayStation Classic, you hear the iconic startup sound.

Where can I buy PlayStation Classic?

PlayStation Classic will be available in department stores beginning in December.

Does the PlayStation Classic scale?

PlayStation Classic has video output at 720p or 480p, it is possible that the device is also scaled depending on the model.

The PlayStation Classic will be available on December 3 with a suggested retail price of $ 99.99.


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