I got 'BOOK with full-scale multi-pouch of the first PlayStation', so I compared it with the actual first PlayStation


first PlayStation released by SONY in 1994 is world-famous for enjoying full-scale 3D graphic games at home, and has shipped more than 100 million units worldwide. ' BOOK with full-scale multi-pouch of the first PlayStation ' was released on June 13, 2022, which comes with a pouch that reproduces such an original PlayStation in full size and introduces recommended software of celebrities. So, I actually got it and compared it with the original PlayStation.

BOOK with full-scale multi-pouch of the first PlayStation | PlayStation

There are two types of 'BOOK with full-scale multi-pouch of the first PlayStation', 'BLUE' and 'BLACK', but this time I got the version of 'BLACK'. The appearance looks like this, the dimensions are A4 size, and the thickness is about 4 cm.

When you turn the cover, you can see a black-and-white photo of the original PlayStation full-scale multi-pouch ...

The next page contained basic PlayStation information and a chronology.

There is also a special page called 3 games recommended by celebrities who love PlayStation. The celebrities listed are

Crystal Noda , a former gravure idol and talent, Akina Minami , a former gravure idol and talent, Utamaru of RHYMESTER , who is also active as a radio personality . Shiro Suzuki , who is also known as an announcer and a fan of ' biohazard ', and Yoshifumi Naoi , who is the bassist of the rock band ' BUMP OF CHICKEN ', and a wide variety of people.

There was also a special feature on the world-famous series along with PlayStation, such as ' Gran Turismo ' and ' FINAL FANTASY '.

However, this magazine itself has a small number of 8 pages, and the main is the full-scale multi-pouch of the first PlayStation.

In the cardboard box taken out from the box integrated with the book ...

It contained a full-scale multi-pouch for the original PlayStation.

The whole look is like this. The central disc tray, left power button, reset button, etc. are reproduced ...

There is a memory card and controller slot on the front. In addition, the zipper tab has the familiar '△ ○ × □' mark on the controller.

External expansion terminals, communication terminals, audio output terminals, video output terminals, power supply terminals, etc. for connecting peripheral devices with cables are printed on the back.

The exhaust port on the back side was also reproduced.

When I opened the zipper, the PlayStation logo was lined up inside. There is also a mesh pocket on the back side of the upper surface, which seems to be convenient for storing small items.

The size is 18.5 cm in length, 26.5 cm in width, and 5 cm in height.

When I take it in my hand, it looks like this.

This is a photo compared to the original PlayStation that was actually owned by the editorial staff. Since the size of the pouch is the same as the original PlayStation, it is not possible to carry the original PlayStation inside ...

It was big enough to hold the

PlayStation Classic itself and the controller.

The manufacturer's suggested retail price of 'BOOK with full-scale multi-pouch of the first PlayStation' is 2068 yen including tax, 'BLUE' color at convenience stores nationwide such as Lawson and FamilyMart, and 'BLACK' color at mail-order sites such as bookstores and Amazon. Is available for purchase, but it seems that there are many places that are out of stock because it is a popular item. At the time of writing the article, it was also available for purchase on Amazon.co.jp.

BOOK BLACK ver. (Variety) | | Books | Mail order | Amazon

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in Hardware,   Game,   Design, Posted by log1h_ik