Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced the ‘PlayStation®4(PS4™) 20th Anniversary Edition’, a special edition PS4 commemorating the 20th anniversary of the release of the original PlayStation (PS). The limited edition PS4 and included accessories pay homage to the PS One and come in “Original Gray” color, all packaged in a special commemorative box.
The 20th Anniversary Edition will be limited to 12,300 units worldwide, a number that reflects the launch date of the original PS, on December 3rd 1994, and will be available for a price of SGD689 in Singapore.
Praised for its cutting-edge technology, the PlayStation One (launched 20 years ago) system pushed boundaries with its cutting-edge technology, ability to process high resolution real-time 3D computer graphics never before seen on home consoles and the amazing portfolio.
The PlayStation revolutionized the industry and became the first home console in video game history to reach a milestone of over 100 million units in cumulative worldwide shipments. As a state-of-the-art computer entertainment system, the original PS delivered breakthrough gaming experiences to users around the world, and that concept has been inherited by every PlayStation platform ever since.
Games such as Final Fantasy and Gran Turismo introduced gamers to a whole new standard of gaming and raised the benchmark for other consoles. We probably owe “next-gen” gaming to the original PS One.
“The “PlayStation®4 20th Anniversary Edition is a very special model that is reminiscent of the original PlayStation, which has inspired every other PlayStation platform launched in the past two decades. This limited edition PS4 offers a great sense of nostalgia to long-time PlayStation fans, while also providing a fresh experience to those who never picked up the original console,’ said Andrew House, president and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.
“The PlayStation®4 20th Anniversary Edition embodies our appreciation and gratitude to all our fans, publishers, and business partners that have provided us with tremendous support for the past 20 years, and we look forward to their support as we continue to imagine and build the future of PlayStation together for years to come. We remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver the best gaming experiences and to offer the best place to play for gamers around the world.”
With ONLY 18 UNITS of the The “PlayStation®4 20th Anniversary Edition will be sold in Singapore and you’ll have to earn the right to buy one.
You’ll need to post a photo or video that relates to “PlayStation® 20th Anniversary” on Instagram with the hashtag #PS20SG before 21 December, 2014. You may get a chance to win fabulous prizes and the opportunity purchase PlayStation®4 20th Anniversary Edition if you get enough votes and the judges deem your entry worthy.