Today marks the 20th anniversary for the Playstation brand and the PSone.
To celebrate, Sony Computer Entertainment has revealed the “PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition” console during this year’s PlayStation Awards ceremony. Featured above, you can view an unboxing of the ultra-limited unit.
“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,” Sony Computer Entertainment president and Group CEO Andrew House said. “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.
“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.”
The special model is dyed in the “Original Gray” color and will be limited to just 12,3oo models worldwide. It will cost $499 / €499 / 49,980 yen, respectively. Japanese fans will be able to purchase the unit via a lottery exclusively on the Sony Store. North Americans will be getting details on how to get their chance during the opening keynote at this year’s Playstation Experience. Finally, our European fans will get pre-order details soon.
Finally, PlayStation 20th Anniversary themes are up on the Playstation Store, and they work for all three platforms.