Terms and Conditions – Specific Rules for “PlayStation Classic competition” Competition


1.             The "PlayStation Classic competition” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, UK. (“Entrant Countries”) except employees, agents, contractors or consultants of the Promoter (as defined below) and their immediate families, the Promoter's associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with the Competition (“Entrants).  These Terms (as defined below) apply to those Entrants resident of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, UK.

2.             The Competition shall be open from 28 November 2018 at 16:30 (GMT) (“Opening Date”) and closes on 11 December 2018 at 23.59 (GMT) (“Closing Date”), subject to the requirement for any additional tie breaker questions. The period from the Opening Date to and including the Closing Date shall be referred to as the “Competition Period”.

3.             The Competition is free to enter and no purchase of any kind is necessary. By entering the Competition, Entrants accept and will be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms”) as well as the General Rules (click here).

4.             To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period: 

a)     visit the PlayStation® competitions website at

b)    click on the "PlayStation Classic competition”

Competition link;

c)     enter their email address in the field provided;

d)    click “Enter” to begin the multiple choice quiz;

e)     answer all five (5) of the multiple choice questions, enter answers to the one (1) “tie-breaker” question (“Tie-breaker”), If the participant includes any characters other than digits with no spacing in their one (1) “tie-breaker”  answer, the Promoter may consider this an invalid entry;

f)     enter the unique CAPTCHA code that will be visible on the page and

g)    enter the information in the fields provided and click “Submit”.

5.             Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below).

6.             There will be sixty (60) winners (each a “Winner”). There will be three (3) Winners per Entrant Country. Each Winner will be selected by the Promoter. Each Winner will be determined as follows:

a)     each Entrant will be awarded a score corresponding to the number of multiple choice questions they answered correctly (“Score”);

b)    the Winners shall be the Entrants who provide the first, second and third most highest scores in their entrant country;

c)     In the event of a tie, the Winner shall be the Entrant that obtained the highest Score and that provided the correct answer to the Tie-breaker;

d)    if, instead of a tie, insufficient Entrants provided the correct answer to the Tie-breaker to allow Winner selection, the Winner shall be the Entrant whose answer to the Tie breaker is closest to the correct answer;

e)      where two or more Entrants from the same Entrant Country have equally high scores and provide equally accurate answers to the tie breaker question, Entrants shall answer additional tie breaker questions until one (1) Entrant provides the most accurate answer. Additional tie breaker questions shall be sent to Entrants via email sent to the email address the relevant Entrants provided when registering for the Competition. Entrants will be automatically disqualified if they do not respond to this email within one (1) week of it being sent with an answer to the tie breaker question.

7.             The Promoter shall not be permitted to enter the Competition themselves. The decision of the judges is final.

8.             The Promoter shall notify each Winner by email to the email address provided by the Entrant at the time of entry, of their selection within two (2) weeks of the Closing Date.

9.             In order to claim their Prize (as defined below), each Winner must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification email within one (1) week from the date of the Promoter’s notification email, and provide their full name, postal address, telephone number and date of birth. The postal address provided must match any postal address provided at the time of entry, or each Winner may be disqualified.

10.          Each Winner will win:

One (1) PlayStation® Classic console

(“Winner Prize”).

11.          The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to send:

a)     by registered post, the Winner Prize to each Winner; within six (6) weeks of receiving a Winner’s details.

b)    For the purposes of Prize fulfilment, The Promoter will consider the Prize successfully delivered once the Prize has been signed for by a named individual at the address given by the Entrant at the time of participating.

12.          In these Terms, “Prize” shall mean a Winner Prize, as appropriate in the context.

13.          Prizes must be taken as stated and may not be deferred.  There will be no cash alternatives; however the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of a similar value.

14.          The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any Competition entry or other correspondence being lost or not being properly registered.

15.          In the event of a dispute, the Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

16.          The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Competition or amend these Terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control.

17.          If a Prize is found to be ineffective, faulty or damaged upon receipt, the Promoter must be notified in writing within seven (7) days of receipt, otherwise the Prize will be deemed to be accepted as received.  This does not affect a Winner’s statutory rights (if any).

18.          If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may in its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfill any Prize awarded. If an Entrant fails to comply with clauses 4, 5, 6, 7, and/or 9, or uses multiple accounts and/or any automated system to enter, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

19.          Each Winner may be required to pay tax on any Prize won in accordance with their jurisdiction’s tax legislation and will be responsible for any related tax liability.

20.          The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish each Winner’s name on the Promoter’s website(s) where required by legal or regulatory obligations.  Each Winner’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked ‘PlayStation Classic competition’ to the following address: Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

21.          General Rules apply to the Competition.  Please click here to view the General Rules.

22.          The “Promoter” is: Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom.

23.          To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and the contract between each Entrant and the Promoter shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.