Panic has opened pre-orders for Playdate for $179 USD at play.date.
The Playdate Cover will also be available for pre-order on the Playdate site for $29 USD, and a bundle with the Playdate and the Playdate Cover will be available for pre-order for $199 USD.
Visit help.play.date for more information.
Also available today is a new episode of the Panic podcast focused around the Playdate and the many twists and turns that led to the creation of the handheld!
The podcast touches on the story of Panic’s first meeting with Teenage Engineering, interviews with the folks at Panic who made Playdate a reality, and how COVID-19 affected production and plans for Playdate.
The episode will also be the first of a brand new Podcast feed, the Playdate Podcast from Panic, that will in the future feature interviews with Playdate developers and much more interesting stories on all things Playdate.