Reddit user Retrocution posted a video of his Raspberry Pi 3 B+-powered PlayStation Classic in r/PlayStation earlier today. The homebrew system gutted Sony’s official mini console and replaced it with the popular system-on-a-chip (SoC) running a branch of Retropie. Retrocution’s Raspberry Pi PlayStation uses a number of modifications to the Retropie software, including custom boot screens and a custom UI. Combined with the official PS Classic case, the homebrew system provides a welcome alternative to fans who felt burned by their PS Classics.
Retrocution shows the Pi-powered mini console running Crash Bandicoot, and scrolls through a number of games on the system. Crash Bandicoot was not included in the official PS Classic, even though the title was one of the best selling games for the console. The redditor also shows the reset and “disc open” buttons operating menus on the homebrew system. He said he has plans to post setup instructions on his YouTube channel in the coming days.
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