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What are you expecting for the 25th Anniversary of Playstation this December?

Jawmuncher

Crisis Dino
Moderator
Oct 25, 2017
13,530
Ibis Island


The original PS1 came out on Dec 3, 1994. For the 20th anniversary Sony announced this Limited Edition Console Bundle and Controller (That could be bought separately).


With that being how they celebrated the milestone (more or less).The obvious answer for the 25th Anniversary would be to release a new Limited Edition Console. However, I wonder if the earlier talk of PS5 being about "History" might lead us to something more interesting for the 25th Anniversary. Such as a Anniversary Sale similar to the Days of Play event earlier in the year (Where we can see a multitude of Classic Titles on Sale).

If the future of Playstation is about the history of the system, what better way to start than on the 25th anniversary. While an actual PS5 reveal might be too soon, A state of play focusing on classic titles (There are those rumors of a Demon's Souls Remake) would be interesting as well.

Typically Anniversaries aren't treated all that well if they don't fit within a FY plan, but I'd love to see the 25th celebrated with a bit more oomph. Even something like the PS Classic commercial that perhaps entails numerous fan favorites from all of their consoles would be quite the treat.

 

Mathieran

Member
Oct 25, 2017
4,109
A video and some other social media stuff. Maybe some free avatars or a theme. I wouldn’t really expect much more. Maybe a sale.
 
Oct 27, 2017
917
To be honest...



They already did the 20th anniversary system and fucked up the PS Classic, so...

Though I’d love to finally get PS1 classics on PS4 for the occasion.
 

KernelC

Member
Aug 28, 2019
868
a montage of their history so far teasing backwards compatibility and an announcement of the PS5 reveal event. Which will take place in early February.
 

Ubik

Member
Nov 13, 2018
613
Canada
The should release an official Playstation 1 mini classic console. Whatever company released that shitty bootleg one last year really fucked up.
 

Lant_War

The Fallen
Jul 14, 2018
10,714
I'd love for them to release either a PS2 Mini or try another PS Classic (if it's based on the PSOne design, better)
 

Josh5890

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
2,283
A couple IGN features.

I know I might get heat for saying this, but I miss the old Colin Moriarety on IGN before he went off the deep end. He wrote some really good pieces the history of Playstation Studios
 

salromano

Mr. Gematsu
Verified
Oct 25, 2017
750
Well the PlayStation Awards are being held on December 3, which is the actual 25th anniversary date, and has 25th anniversary branding. It’s also where they announced the 20th anniversary edition PS4 five years ago. I don’t think we’ll get another LE console, but I’m hoping for a PS5 reveal event date at the very least. I do think there will be at least one State of Play before that though.

 
Oct 27, 2017
6,395
Nothing but a tweet. Would be great if they released some Ps1 games on PS4, especially since PS5 will be BC and play them then. They clearly have an emulator on PS classic and other PS4 games have ps1 emulators so it can be done.
 

SeanShards

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,082
A very expensive PS4 model that will be impossible to get and mysteriously appear on BST six months later priced at the cost of half a year's mortgage.
 

Magoo

Member
Oct 28, 2017
1,301
UK
The thread on here about it to be nothing but the same handful of people that usually end up arguing doing it again by page 6.
 

Dimajjio

Member
Oct 13, 2019
83
I’m not expecting this but it would be amazing if there was an announcement saying PS5 will play not only PS4 titles but PS1, PS2 and PS3 as well.