Playdate Handheld Update Presentation Announced For June 8

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Panic has announced its first ever Playdate Update video showcase for June 8. The 15-minute presentation airs on Panic’s YouTube channel at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET and will offer another look at the company’s intriguing new handheld, including information about when preorders will open as well as its Season 1 lineup of games.

Ahead of the showcase, Panic has confirmed that the Playdate handheld will retail for $179 USD when it launches. The company also announced it is doubling the number of games that will be included as part of Season 1, from 12 to 24, as well as increasing the handheld’s internal storage to 4 GB.

The Playdate
The Playdate

“We’ve all been quietly working nonstop to get all the complex pieces of the Playdate puzzle into place, and at last we’re ready to show you what we’ve been up to,” Panic co-founder Cabel Sasser said in a press release. “There’s a lot of amazing things being created here that will hopefully add a bit of joy to your life.”

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