Panic’s first Playdate handhelds begin shipping Monday

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Panic’s Playdate, its quirky Game Boy-like handheld with a crank, will finally begin shipping today, April 18th, the company announced. “The first Playdate systems for customers in Group One will be shipped out gradually today and in the coming weeks,” Panic said in a press release. “Panic will be reaching out to customers in Group One when their units are shipping, and will also be in communication with any updates on when pre-order holders in other Groups can expect their Playdate systems to ship.” It’s unclear when the orders in Group One will be fulfilled It’s unclear exactly how many Playdates will ship in the first round, but spokesperson Jurge Cruz-Alvarez did confirm to The Verge that shipments will start more slowly and then... Continue reading…

Panic’s first Playdate handhelds begin shipping Monday
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Panic’s Playdate, its quirky Game Boy-like handheld with a crank, will finally begin shipping today, April 18th, the company announced.

“The first Playdate systems for customers in Group One will be shipped out gradually today and in the coming weeks,” Panic said in a press release. “Panic will be reaching out to customers in Group One when their units are shipping, and will also be in communication with any updates on when pre-order holders in other Groups can expect their Playdate systems to ship.”

It’s unclear exactly how many Playdates will ship in the first round, but spokesperson Jurge Cruz-Alvarez did confirm to The Verge that shipments will start more slowly and then...

Continue reading…