PlayStation classic 99 dollars (3rd December 2018)

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  1. DSoup

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    Licensing costs likely torpedo'd those. This package was most definitely done on the the cheap.
     
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    To me this should have been just the launch titles, they then could have totally got away with not including some of the games they excluded with a legit reason.
     
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    in this life you must have style even when you go to a quagmire. Plus, it affects their corporate image, like just recently when Sony banned forever thousands of users 'cos a youtuber shared a game code to give for free, and instead of having some code to check for duplicates, they treated the users inputting the code as pirates and banned them forever, deleting their accounts and digital purchased games, etc.
     
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    And how much does this business invest in marketing to build up their brand? How much of that investment is undone each time they drop the ball? Does it offset the cash grab? Maybe it does, maybe not. The answer is non obvious.
     
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    I don't think any crappy little box like this will undermine the core PS brand. No-one's going to shun PS5 on account of PS Classic being crap.
     
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    What the...? The SNES Classic has the hardware to run PS emulation? And betterb than the PS Classic itself?
     
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    But the specs have the playstation with higher clocks, more ram and a more.modern arm core?

    Did I misunderstand the hardware?
     
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    Yes, more powerful based on the video, yet doesnt run the games satisfactory. Its very strange
     
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    I wonder if DF have reached out to Sony to discuss it? Doubt they'd care to though.
     
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    The latest version of Retroarch has being ported to PS Classic. All 86 cores are running. Spyro being played here.



    https://www.libretro.com/

    Only 10 days after the release...
     
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    visuals look vastly improved. Am I seeing right?
     
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    question is, have they managed to increase the performance of the games? Maybe it's just the emulator which fails or is is something else? I guess it should be the emulator not taking full advantage of the hardware, but I might be wrong
     
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    No, that video is either fake or erroneous. Confirmed by DF John.
     
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    Heh ok :)
     
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    I bet it is the emulator or something else going in the background interfering. How can a PSP or PS2 be able to run PS1 games perfectly?
    The Classic is multiple times more powerful than any of these.
     
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    It's a very old version of the emulator with bad emulator settings and not optimized at all.

    https://www.resetera.com/threads/ap...-emulator-settings.84932/page-3#post-15630721
     
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    Retroarch running with a USB boot has being released (Beta). Work still in progress (they want a permanent solution without the USB boot). 91 cores (emulators) available. Now the PS classic is becoming really interesting IMO. It's sill expensive here though. That thing was hacked so easily...Just a USB boot, no modification of the console.

    https://modmyclassic.com/?page_id=1229

     
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