Playdate portable console pre-orders started

Panic has confirmed that the first batch of innovative Playdate handheld consoles sold out in 17 minutes. The developers invited players to place pre-orders on the official website. The first wave includes 20 thousand devices, which will be delivered by the end of the year. New devices will be available in 2022. 

The start of sales was accompanied by technical problems and some of the users ended up in the queue for the second delivery. The price of a black and white console with a handle without additional accessories is $ 179. The authors consider the boom in demand a success.

Playdate is an experimental gaming device with custom games. The authors of Paper, Please, Firewatch, Untitled Goose Game, and many others have joined in product development. The cost of the first season of 12 games is included in the package - one weekly.

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