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Playdate Pre-order Window Will Open in July 2021

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Before the June 8, 2021 Playdate Update, Panic confirmed we’d see pre-order details. As expected, people can order one in July 2021. It will announce the exact date a week before they open. There will also be multiple phases. Also, here will be a stereo dock accessory for the system. Its first season of games will include 24 titles as well. There will also be Playdate Pulp, an application that lets you make your own games in a browser.

A Playdate stereo dock will also be available. This is a dock that lets you attach the handheld via magnets. This is a Bluetooth speaker that works with the system or the Poolsuite FM app. It charges the system too. A pen comes with it too.

Playdate Season 1 will send two games each week for 12 weeks. These download over WiFi. Here’s the first list of titles. This first season will be free with the system.

  • Battle Ship Godios
  • Boogie Loops
  • Casual Birder
  • Crankin Presents Time Travel Adventures
  • Demon Quest 85
  • Echoic Memory
  • Executive Golf DX
  • Flipper Lifter
  • Forrest Byrnes: Up in Smoke
  • Hyper Meteor
  • Lost Your Marbles
  • O
  • Pick Pack Pup
  • Questy Chess
  • Ratcheteer
  • Sasquatchers
  • Saturday Edition
  • Snak
  • Spellcorked
  • Whitewater Wipeout
  • Zipper

Playdate Pulp is also in the works. It will debut in 2021. People can head to a browser to developer, design, and create games. They can then immediately upload the game to their handheld.

Here is the full update.

Playdate will launch at $179 and the pre-order phase will open in July 2021.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.