Original PlayStation to Be Revived in December


Tokyo, Sept. 19 (Jiji Press)--Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that it will launch a miniature version of its original PlayStation game console in a limited quantity in Japan, North America and Europe on Dec. 3.

The original PlayStation, launched in Japan in 1994, recorded total shipments of more than 100 million units globally.

The new PlayStation Classic is likely to attract attention during the holiday shopping season.

The PlayStation Classic resembles the original in appearance and button layout but is almost half the size.

The console will come preloaded with 20 original PlayStation game titles, such as Final Fantasy VII and Tekken 3.

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