Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced the “PlayStation 4 (PS4) 20th Anniversary Edition,” a special console commemorating the 2oth anniversary of the release of the original PlayStation (PS) on December 3, 1994.

The 20th Anniversary Edition will be limited to 12,300 units worldwide, a number that reflects the launch date of the original PlayStation. The limited edition PS4 and included accessories come in “Original Gray” color, all packaged in a special commemorative box.

PS4 LE 20th Anniversary Console

The original PlayStation system was praised for its cutting-edge technology, including its ability to process high resolution real-time 3D computer graphics that was never before seen on home consoles, as well as its rich and exciting games portfolio.

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.

Crash Bandicoot PSX

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.

“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.

Medievil PSX

“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.”

Tekken 3 PSX

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Join the conversation on Twitter and share your PlayStation memories with #20YearsOfPlay!

* gives one huge salute to PlayStation and our local PSNZ  & PSAU Teams – 20 years of gaming, one hell of an achievement!

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